Beyond The Baseline: SI's Tennis Podcast with Jon Wertheim
Beyond The Baseline: SI's Tennis Podcast with Jon Wertheim
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The premiere Tennis podcast, featuring incredible guests and spot on analysis by the one and only Jon Wertheim.
Storylines from Roland Garros 2020
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim checks in with Jamie Lisanti from Roland Garros 2020 in Paris ahead of the final weekend to discuss the tournament's top storylines, including the cold weather and how it is impacting tennis; Simona Halep's surprising loss; the rise of 19-year-olds Iga Swiatek and Jannik Sinner; Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic's chances on the men's side; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 8
40 min
Checking in from Roland Garros 2020
On this week's episode, Jon Wertheim checks in from Paris at Roland Garros 2020 to discuss the tournament's top storylines thus far with producer and senior editor Jamie Lisanti. Reporting from the Roland Garros grounds, Wertheim talks with Lisanti about the cold, rainy weather during the tournament so far and how the environment and surface changes are impacting the players; the upsets and impressive players through Week One; the impact of COVID-19; Serena Williams's withdrawal due to an Achilles injury and what it means for her going forward; the upcoming 2021 Australian Open and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Oct 2
37 min
Chanda Rubin Previews the 2020 French Open
On this week's episode, former top 10 player and current Tennis Channel broadcaster Chanda Rubin joins the podcast to preview the 2020 French Open. Wertheim and Rubin discuss the quick transition to clay from the U.S. Open hard courts; the absences of top players and how it will affect the draw; the chances of Rafael Nadal and Simona Halep winning titles in Paris; how the fall timing and cooler temperatures will impact play; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 24
53 min
2020 U.S. Open Champion Dominic Thiem and Cognitive Scientist Sian Beilock
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with two guests. First, Dominic Thiem joins the podcast less than 24 hours after winning his first career Grand Slam title over Alexander Zverev at the 2020 U.S. Open in New York. Thiem shares his thoughts on the championship match against Zverev, how he dealt with pressure during the tournament; how winning this title will impact him going forward; and more. Then, Barnard College president and cognitive scientist Sian Beilock discusses the absence of fans at the 2020 U.S. Open and its impact on the players; the concept of pressure, especially as it relates to the tournament's semifinalists and finalists; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 15
43 min
Storylines from the 2020 U.S. Open
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with producer and senior editor Jamie Lisanti about the top headlines from the 2020 U.S. Open, including Novak Djokovic's default and the repercussions of the incident; the players who have impressed thus far in the tournament; Serena Williams and her chances at the elusive 24th major title; the men's player with the best chance at the title with the Big Three absent; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 10
30 min
Kevin Anderson on 2020 U.S. Open, New Players' Association Proposal
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Jamie Lisanti about the news and storylines from the first week of the 2020 U.S. Open in New York and with Kevin Anderson, following his first-round loss to Alexander Zverev. Wertheim and Anderson discuss the U.S. Open bubble and COVID-19 protocol; his thoughts on the newly-proposed Professional Tennis Players Association, especially as a long-standing member of the ATP Player Council; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Sep 3
1 hr 14 min
Lindsay Davenport and the US Open
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks to Lindsay Davenport about the start of the U.S. Open Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 27
39 min
Stacey Allaster on 2020 U.S. Open Protocols
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with USTA chief executive and U.S. Open tournament director Stacey Allaster about the protocols and new rules in place for the 2020 U.S. Open, set to start on Aug. 31 in New York. Allaster shares the details and regulations of the tournament's COVID-19 testing; the protocols of the bubble in New York; the USTA's new regulations on messages of social justice on their attire and shoes; what the event will look like as compared to years past; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 20
35 min
Next-Gen ATP Star Jannik Sinner
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with 18-year-old Italian tennis player Jannik Sinner. One of the ATP's Next-Gen stars, Sinner discusses what this year has been like for him with the coronavirus pandemic, just after winning the 2019 Next-Gen ATP Finals; his unlikely backstory and upbringing; how he has raised funds for COVID-19 relief; what he is most looking forward to when he returns to playing tennis; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 13
52 min
Patrick Mouratoglou and Andrea Leand
On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with two guests in anticipation of the 2020 U.S. Open. First, Patrick Mouratoglou joins the podcast to reassess the Ultimate Tennis Showdown league and to talk about what worked and what didn't and the lessons learned. Wertheim and Mouratoglou also talk about Serena Williams, including what she needs to do win the elusive 24th major title, how she's handling pressure, what she needs to do differently and her disposition during the coronavirus and tennis hiatus. Then, Andrea Leand joins to discuss her time at the Greenbrier watching World TeamTennis matches, the tennis bubble, what the 2020 U.S. Open could look like and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Aug 6
55 min
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