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Beyond The Baseline: SI's Tennis Podcast with Jon Wertheim

SI Tennis | Jon Wertheim

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Beyond The Baseline: SI's Tennis Podcast with Jon Wertheim

Beyond The Baseline: SI's Tennis Podcast with Jon Wertheim

SI Tennis | Jon Wertheim

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The premiere Tennis podcast, featuring incredible guests and spot on analysis by the one and only Jon Wertheim.

Latest Episodes

WTA Year-End Awards for 2020

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with senior editor and producer Jamie Lisanti about the WTA year-end awards for 2020, including Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year and Comeback Player of the Year, among other honors. Wertheim and Lisanti also discuss the ATP Finals; Alexander Zverev; the 2021 Australian Open and the recent travel restrictions; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48 min4 d ago
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WTA Year-End Awards for 2020

Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon about the network's recentdeal with the ATP for multiyear television and digital rights that will make Tennis Channel the exclusive U.S. television home of the majority of ATP Tour events, beginning in 2021. Wertheim and Solomon also discuss Tennis Channel's growth and plans for the future; the decline of sports ratings in general in 2020; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39 min1 w ago
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Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon

Tennis Strategy Coach Craig O'Shannessy

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with tennis strategy coach and data guru, Craig O'Shannessy. The pair discusses his work with various players, including Novak Djokovic, and how they utilize stats in preparation for opponents; how he uses probability to help understand percentages and patterns during matches; what tennis data can predict about players' performances and match outcomes; the insights he's found over the course of tournaments; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

69 min2 w ago
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Tennis Strategy Coach Craig O'Shannessy

Behavioral Psychologist Thomas Gilovich and Former UMass Player Brittany Collens

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with two guests. First, Thomas Gilovich, the chair of psychology at Cornell University and a leading behavioral economist, discusses the theory on why we don't mind when tennis players win lots of titles but we don't feel the same way with teams. Gilovich also explains some of his other work and theories related to sports. Next, Wertheim speaks with former UMass tennis player Brittany Collens to explain why the NCAA is stripping theUMasswomen'stennisteam of three years of victories over the improper reimbursement of $252 for a dorm room phone line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 min3 w ago
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Behavioral Psychologist Thomas Gilovich and Former UMass Player Brittany Collens

Longtime ATP Tour Insider Weller Evans

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim speaks with former ATP Tour manager and tennis insider Weller Evans about his career in the sport in a fairly unknown position with the ATP; what it was like to travel on the ATP Tour for nearly an entire year throughout his career; his interactions with players over the years; lessons he learned over the years; the ATP rankings and tennis in 2020; his advice on how to get a career in tennis; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

79 minOCT 23
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Longtime ATP Tour Insider Weller Evans

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

40 minOCT 9
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Storylines from Roland Garros 2020

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

37 minOCT 3
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Checking in from Roland Garros 2020

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

53 minSEP 24
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Chanda Rubin Previews the 2020 French Open

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

43 minSEP 15
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2020 U.S. Open Champion Dominic Thiem and Cognitive Scientist Sian Beilock

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

28 minSEP 10
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Storylines from the 2020 U.S. Open

Latest Episodes

WTA Year-End Awards for 2020

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with senior editor and producer Jamie Lisanti about the WTA year-end awards for 2020, including Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year and Comeback Player of the Year, among other honors. Wertheim and Lisanti also discuss the ATP Finals; Alexander Zverev; the 2021 Australian Open and the recent travel restrictions; and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

48 min4 d ago
Comments
WTA Year-End Awards for 2020

Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon about the network's recentdeal with the ATP for multiyear television and digital rights that will make Tennis Channel the exclusive U.S. television home of the majority of ATP Tour events, beginning in 2021. Wertheim and Solomon also discuss Tennis Channel's growth and plans for the future; the decline of sports ratings in general in 2020; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

39 min1 w ago
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Tennis Channel President Ken Solomon

Tennis Strategy Coach Craig O'Shannessy

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with tennis strategy coach and data guru, Craig O'Shannessy. The pair discusses his work with various players, including Novak Djokovic, and how they utilize stats in preparation for opponents; how he uses probability to help understand percentages and patterns during matches; what tennis data can predict about players' performances and match outcomes; the insights he's found over the course of tournaments; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

69 min2 w ago
Comments
Tennis Strategy Coach Craig O'Shannessy

Behavioral Psychologist Thomas Gilovich and Former UMass Player Brittany Collens

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with two guests. First, Thomas Gilovich, the chair of psychology at Cornell University and a leading behavioral economist, discusses the theory on why we don't mind when tennis players win lots of titles but we don't feel the same way with teams. Gilovich also explains some of his other work and theories related to sports. Next, Wertheim speaks with former UMass tennis player Brittany Collens to explain why the NCAA is stripping theUMasswomen'stennisteam of three years of victories over the improper reimbursement of $252 for a dorm room phone line. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

67 min3 w ago
Comments
Behavioral Psychologist Thomas Gilovich and Former UMass Player Brittany Collens

Longtime ATP Tour Insider Weller Evans

On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim speaks with former ATP Tour manager and tennis insider Weller Evans about his career in the sport in a fairly unknown position with the ATP; what it was like to travel on the ATP Tour for nearly an entire year throughout his career; his interactions with players over the years; lessons he learned over the years; the ATP rankings and tennis in 2020; his advice on how to get a career in tennis; and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

79 minOCT 23
Comments
Longtime ATP Tour Insider Weller Evans

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

40 minOCT 9
Comments
Storylines from Roland Garros 2020

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

37 minOCT 3
Comments
Checking in from Roland Garros 2020

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

53 minSEP 24
Comments
Chanda Rubin Previews the 2020 French Open

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

43 minSEP 15
Comments
2020 U.S. Open Champion Dominic Thiem and Cognitive Scientist Sian Beilock

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

28 minSEP 10
Comments
Storylines from the 2020 U.S. Open
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