A fast paced look at what's going on in the world of Tennis - both on and off the court. We’ll feature interviews with current and former players along with analysts, writers as well as the occasional celebrity tennis fan. Host Marc Sterne will talk about all the great things that the USTA is doing to keep tennis strong in communities across the country. Join us twice a month for an engaging chat about the game we all love.
Marc chats with former #4 player in the world James Blake, and he also talks to Courtside regular Blair Henley to get the latest news from the tennis world, and he talks to Megan Rose the Managing Director of Major events for the USTA and team leader for the US Olympic Team.
Marc begins the show with info on how to get tickets for this years US Open, then he talks Wimbledon with commentator Brian Clark , next he talks with Kathy Rinaldi about her roles with USTA for the Billie Jean King Cup team and the US Olympic team, after that he talks to Davis Cup Captain Mardy Fish about his experience playing in the Olympics and the value of losing, and Marc closes out the show by talking to former player and current analyst Leif Shiras about his time playing at Wimbledon.
In this episode, Marc takes a look back at the French Open with Michelle Yu, he catches up with Nick McCarvel and he closes out the show by previewing Ravi Ubha.
Marc talks to Liz Clarke of the Washington Post about Naomi Osaka's troubles with depression and facing the media, and in recognition of Pride Month, he has a conversation with former player and current USTA board member Brian Vahaly about his work helping players who are struggling with their sexual identity, and he closes out the show by talking to analyst Sophie Amiach to get her insights into what's going on at the French Open.
In the debut of the show, Marc talks to Blair Henley to catch up on what's gone on so far in 2021, plus he talks to former player Michael Chang about his amazing career, and he gets a French Open preview from analyst Sophie Amiach.
This is just an introduction to the show, with news on the first full episode, and the first big guest! More to come very soon!
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Marc - I understand Christopher Walken is a regular at Flushing Meadows. Please have him on the show…
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