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Ben Lewis and Mike McIntyre provide weekly coverage of the ATP and WTA with a focus on Canada’s top players

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Ben Lewis and Mike McIntyre provide weekly coverage of the ATP and WTA with a focus on Canada’s top players

    Episode 13 - Sharon Fichman

    Episode 13 - Sharon Fichman

    Canadian doubles player Sharon Fichman joins Match Point Canada to discuss how she's keeping busy and healthy during the hiatus from tennis.

    We also catch up with listeners to see how they're coping without the sport, and discuss the latest news involving Wimbledon.

    All of that and more on the latest episode of Match Point Canada!
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 12 - Christopher Clarey

    Episode 12 - Christopher Clarey

    The ATP and WTA have suspended play until June 7th, the French Open is eyeing a return in late September, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are now officially postponed.

    Journalist Christopher Clarey of the New York Times joins the program this week to discuss all that has transpired on the tennis circuit in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

    We also discuss the ramifications for Laver Cup, the rankings freeze, and which players might actually benefit from some time off.

    All of that and more on the latest edition of Match Point Canada!
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    • 54 min
    Episode 11 - Gabriela Dabrowski and Nina Pantic

    Episode 11 - Gabriela Dabrowski and Nina Pantic

    With ATP and WTA tour play now suspended for several weeks, we speak with Canadian doubles player Gaby Dabrowski to get her perspective on the news and how it is affecting the sport.

    We also look at her illustrious career and new partnership with Jelena Ostapenko.
    Nina Pantic of the TENNIS.com podcast also joins us to reflect on the current climate in tennis, and the steps we take moving forward.

    All of that and more on the latest edition of Match Point Canada.
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    • 59 min
    Episode 10 - Indian Wells cancelled with Tom Tebbutt and Philip Fama

    Episode 10 - Indian Wells cancelled with Tom Tebbutt and Philip Fama

    In a stunning decision from organizers, the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.
    Writer Tom Tebbutt of Tennis Canada joins us to breakdown what happens next in light of the news, and also discuss results from Leylah Fernandez and Felix Auger-Aliassime.
    We also chat with hitting partner, Youtuber and all-things tennis Philip Fama, who was on-site at the event when it was called off.
    All of that and more on the latest episode of Match Point Canada!
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    • 50 min
    Episode 9 - Tatiana Golovin

    Episode 9 - Tatiana Golovin

    She's a former world number 12, a mixed doubles grand slam champion, and US Open quarterfinalist.

    Tatiana Golovin joins Match Point Canada to discuss a possible comeback to the tour.

    We look back at an unbelievable week from Canadian Leylah Annie Fernandez, who reached her maiden WTA final at age 17. We also cover Novak Djokovic's ridiculous 21 match winning streak, and Rafael Nadal's title in Acapulco.

    We also have a brand new E-Zone racquet from Yonex Canada for one of our lucky listeners.
    All of that and more on the latest episode of Match Point Canada!
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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 8 - Jake Gold

    Episode 8 - Jake Gold

    The latest episode of Match Point Canada is here!

    Former manager of the Tragically Hip and mega-tennis fan Jake Gold joins us in studio to share some great stories of his experiences on court with stars, discuss the dynamics of the ATP and WTA, and accessibility of the sport in Canada.

    We also look back at a fifth ATP final from Felix Auger-Aliassime and wish Genie Bouchard a happy 26th birthday.

    All of that and more on the latest edition of Match Point Canada.
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

cool4eva ,

Hmmm...

Feels like the Ryan Seacrest of tennis podcasts... Needs a bit more flair...

Dipsy Foo ,

A must for canadian tennis fans

There’s so much going on in Canadian tennis right now you really need to stay On top of it. For me the best way to do that is listening to southpaw slice— these guys are dedicated and passionate and keep it going with the regular visits from players and pundits. Give A listen and you will see what I mean.

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