16 episodes

The Tennis Tragic is a talk opera about dreams, romance, style, grace, conflict, history, art, and service motions.

The Tennis Tragic David Kalina

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The Tennis Tragic is a talk opera about dreams, romance, style, grace, conflict, history, art, and service motions.

    Fig Ignorant

    Fig Ignorant

    The Tennis Tragic #019 / Fig Ignorant / Roger goes under the knife, Vasek spoons out a little maple, and Matte and David stick a fork in the GOAT convo.  Is it fully cooked?  Hard to say!

    • 27 min
    Dreams-Come-True-Girl

    Dreams-Come-True-Girl

    The Tennis Tragic #018 / Dreams-Come-True-Girl / Do dreams really come true?  Do you just need to believe in your dreams?  Is that enough?

    Matte and David discuss childhood dreams, premonitory dreams, endings, Margaret Court, Godwin's Law, John McEnroe, Martina Navratalova, Evonne Goolagong, Colin Kaepernick, Ash Barty, Tennys Sandgren, commerce, Garbine Muguruza, and Sofia Kenin's first major title.  As it was foretold.

    • 55 min
    AO 2020 Day Six

    AO 2020 Day Six

    The Tennis Tragic #017 / AO 2020 Day Six / The gang discuss the finer points of Kyrgios's performance (and behavior) in his match against some Russian guy?  Hatch-a-something?  Khachanov!  That guy is pretty good.  Also:  Goffin-Rublev, Bethany Mattek-Sands and Sofia Kenin on the doubles court, and a look forward to a desperately tedious Raonic-Cilic match.

    • 21 min
    AO 2020 Day Five - The Demons Are Always There

    AO 2020 Day Five - The Demons Are Always There

    The Tennis Tragic #016 / AO 2020 Day Five - The Demons Are Always There / Federer summons forth another unholy victory against a righteous John Millman.  Coco defeats elder stateswoman Osaka.  Serena bows out to Wang Qiang.  Tennys Sandgren's guns were out, as the suns... were out?

    • 33 min
    AO 2020 Day Three - More Sweetie

    AO 2020 Day Three - More Sweetie

    The Tennis Tragic #015 / AO 2020 Day Three - More Sweetie / We doubled down on a couple of long and delightful five-setters and explored some on-site commercial activations.

    • 26 min
    AO 2020 Day Two - Tragic Tuesday

    AO 2020 Day Two - Tragic Tuesday

    The Tennis Tragic #014 / AO 2020 Day Two - Tragic Tuesday / 88 Completed Matches!  88 pro athletes, fallen in fierce competition!  We gathered the morning after this epic day at Melbourne Park to discuss the highlights, the smashed racquets, the heartbreak, the occasionally sublime play, Court 3 acoustics, and RESPECT.

    • 27 min

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Really love the hosts banter! They’re smart and have a quick wit.

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