Mark, Philip, and Peter discuss takeaways from the Aussie Open. Can Nadal catch Federer in Grand Slam total? Who has the stronger Hall of Fame resume between Cilic and Delpo? Is Kyle Edmund for real?
Mark and Philip discuss the surprises from the first two rounds of the Aussie Open and then make predictions for Round 3
Our dream Australian mixed doubles partners (0:30), Rafa’s quarter(4:40), Dimitrov’s quarter(14:50), Zverev’s quarter (28:15), Federer’s quarter (38:00), Semis and finals (46:00)
Mark and Philip reveal their predictions for who will be the Top 15 players by this time next, and at the end they predict Grand Slam winners and finalists in 2018
In our Christmas special, we give a gift that will improve on court performance and also an off-court gift to the ATP top 25 players. Gilles Muller (1:55), Milos Raonic (3:10), Albert Ramos-Vinolas (6:15), Kei Nishikori (10:15), Nick Kyrgios (11:40), Roberto Bautista Agut (13:30), Tomas Berdych (16:00), Lucas Pouille (18:15), John Isner (20:40), Andy Murray (23:15), Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (24:55), Kevin Anderson (27:55), Sam Querrey (30:25), Novak Djokovic (33:00), Juan Martin Del Potro (35:25), Pablo Carreno Busta (37:25), Stan Wawrinka (39:45), Jack Sock (42:30), David Goffin (45:20), Marin Cilic (47:15), Dominic Thiem (48:40), Alex Zverev (49:30), Grigor Dimitrov (51:25), Roger Federer (54:00), Rafa Nadal (56:00), Who would regift his gift? (58:55), Who is happiest with his gift? (101:10)
Which ATP player has to buy his wife the most expensive Christmas present? (0:30), What are Mark’s best tennis stories from playing and coaching? (3:30), Great players who never won Grand Slams (7:45), Is there something a player has done off the court that caused you to like him more? (11:00), Who are the biggest underachievers and overachievers in the last 10 years? (16:00), Which tennis player would be the best at squash? (20:40), How will Andy Murray bounce back in 2018? (23:30), How does tennis become more popular in the US? (26:00), Build your tennis player endowing them anyone’s forehand, backhand, serve, volleys, movement, instincts, and mental toughness (30:00), Why aren’t the tall guys serving and volleying? (35:10)
Mark and Philip introduce the show and volley a set of questions back and forth: How many months/years of your life would you estimate has been spent watching pro tennis? (1:05), How many top 10 players won’t be in the top 10 in 6 months? (4:30), Will Delpo be in the top 10 next season? (7:00), Should rising stars specialize on one surface? (9:40), Who has had a better career between Ferrer, Berdych, and Tsonga? (13:40), Which players that dropped from the top 10 will be back in by Wimbledon? (20:25), What needs to be done for there to be fewer injuries? (24:15), What surprised you the most in 2017? (30:15), Should there be a modification to the scoring system? (35:20), Which non-slam or World Tour Finals tournament do you as a fan like the most? (38:10)