The Last Word On Tennis Podcast returns to take a look back at the Australian Open and look ahead to this week on the ATP Tour.
Last Word on Tennis Podcast #4: Australian Open Review
Sofia Kenin rules the roost
The team talks about the American’s victory over Garbine Muguruza and how impressive the young player is. Jim suggests that this could be the first of many Grand Slam titles for the 21-year-old.
There is also a dissection of some of the big hitters who maybe didn’t perform as well. Karolina Pliskova, Naomi Osaka, and Serena Williams are players mentioned.
Djokovic finds the route to success once more
The Serbian’s eighth Australian Open title was won, but with a little more jeopardy than usual. Damian suggests that Dominic Thiem certainly became the favorite for the title in the third set of that match.
Fond farewells to some old friends
Caroline Wozniacki, Leander Paes, and Carla Suarez Navarro played their last ever Australian Opens and get a tribute in the podcast.
The Quiz and What else in life needs a 25-second clock
Come for the tennis chat, stay for the whimsy as the team come up with some ideas for another use of the 25-second serve clock. The quiz this week foxes both panellists, see if you can do better!
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