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From the French Open to Wimbledon, from the U.S. Open to the Australian Open, and everything else in between, if it's going on in the world of tennis, hosts Saqib Ali and Matt Zemek are ready to discuss it.

These guys bring their passion for the WTA and the ATP tennis tours every week, and have on some great guests for their insight and analysis, too.

It's the latest news, info and opinions on all things tennis. Join us each week for "Tennis with an Accent."


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Tennis with an Accent Saqib Ali

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From the French Open to Wimbledon, from the U.S. Open to the Australian Open, and everything else in between, if it's going on in the world of tennis, hosts Saqib Ali and Matt Zemek are ready to discuss it.

These guys bring their passion for the WTA and the ATP tennis tours every week, and have on some great guests for their insight and analysis, too.

It's the latest news, info and opinions on all things tennis. Join us each week for "Tennis with an Accent."


Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/tennis-with-an-accent/donations

    Full Ep: Andrew Burton with Mark Petchy 4 22 20

    Full Ep: Andrew Burton with Mark Petchy 4 22 20

    It's a special edition of the show, as Andrew Burton is guest hosting and welcomes Mark Petchey back to Tennis with an Accent.

    Petchey is one of the better commentators in the sport today. This conversation is an attempt to address the many possibilities world of tennis is facing because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Petchey and Burton unpack the many challenges the sport had to begin with and now these challenges seem more daunting than ever ; be it the economic structure of the lower tier tournaments or the inequality in the overall financial well being of the players.

    The conversation also moves to the hypothetical proposal if both tours will ever come together when the normalcy resumes.

    A must listen for all tennis fans on "Tennis with an Accent."

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    • 48 min
    Full Ep: Australian Men's Doubles champs Rav/Salisbury

    Full Ep: Australian Men's Doubles champs Rav/Salisbury

    Tennis with an Accent welcomes 2020 Australian Open Doubles champions Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury to the show.

    Salisbury is making his debut on the show while the American Ram is making his 4th appearance. The conversation is a must listen for tennis fans as lot of top flight doubles nuances are uncovered.

    Salisbury also weighs in on how the partnership came together. The duo also share a collegiate tennis background and we uncover how their paths have been to get to the point of winning a major.

    Popularity of doubles is getting some air time on this edition of "Tennis with an Accent!"

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    • 47 min
    Full Ep: Fomer #2 player in world Magnus Norman 4 7 20

    Full Ep: Fomer #2 player in world Magnus Norman 4 7 20

    Former world number 2 and French open finalist Magnus Norman of Sweden is the podcast guest this week.

    Norman is also known as the man who converted Stan Wawrinka from a promising talented player to a great player. Under Norman’s watch Wawrinka has amassed a hall of fame career in which he has won three major titles by beating the likes of Djokovic, Federer and Nadal en-route.

    Norman gets candid about lot of things here from his open stance forehand, to rise of Wawrinka under his watch. He also weighs in on who he thinks has the most upside from the new talent on the tour?

    A lot of insight unpacked by the former world number two whose career was shortened by a hip injury in 2002.

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    Full Ep: Robin Haase of ATP Tour 3 30 20

    Full Ep: Robin Haase of ATP Tour 3 30 20

    This weeks guest is ATP player Robin Haase of Netherlands. Haase currently tries to rebuild his ranking as he has been ranked as high as 33 on the ATP rank charts in 2017. He has won two career titles and has had wins over Stan Wawrinka, Dominic Thiem and Alexandr Zverev. Haase gets candid in this podcast on various topics like ATP player council, Dutch tennis, his toughest opponent among big three and the revamped Davis cup among other topics.

    Haase also weighs in on popularity of ATP past the big three phase. A lot of detail unpacked by Robin Haase. This is a must listen for any tennis fan.

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    • 52 min
    Full Ep Tim Mayotte and reaction to Roland Garros delay

    Full Ep Tim Mayotte and reaction to Roland Garros delay

    In this week’s episode former top 10 player Tim Mayotte returns to the podcast to discuss the current status of American men’s players. The conversation is an extension of an earlier episode in many ways as movement and techniques take centerstage as we discuss the American men.

    Mayotte also speaks about various topics from the many complexities of the ATP tour Calendar to the underused strategies on court and to the ATP council position he ran for last year.

    In the second segment Matt Zemek and Saqib Ali talk about the sudden announcement from French Open management as they have declared a new date for the event this year.

    This is typical tennis chaos and TWAA weighs on the onset of this news.


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    • 55 min
    Full EP: Ravi Ubha and Boris Sobkin 3 4 20

    Full EP: Ravi Ubha and Boris Sobkin 3 4 20

    Freelance journalist Ravi Ubha returns to the show to discuss the career of Maria Sharapova. Ubha has been covering professional tennis by wearing different hats like writing for outlets like CNN and doing play by play commentary on TV. He describes the various career graphs of Sharapova from winning the French open to becoming global superstar.

    He also unpacks how testing positive for Meldonium will impact the legacy of the Russian. Last but not the least where does Sharapova rank among the best players pantheon? Tune in to learn more of Ubha’s analysis.

    Second segment includes long time Russian tennis coach Boris Sobkin - who weighs in on the complex career of the Russian. We believed that a career like Sharapova needed more than one voice from the business of tennis to fully analyze the many facets of her complex journey.

    Hear it all on "Tennis with an Accent!"

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    • 58 min

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