THE 2 BARRYS TENNIS TAKEAWAY

THE 2 BARRYS TENNIS TAKEAWAY

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Tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns discuss the main topics of the week and interview major figures in the sport.


41: Stefanos storms the O2
Nov 18 • 32 min
Reflections on Tsitsipas’s stunning conclusion to the ATP season in London and early thoughts heading into the the revamped Davis Cup Finals in Madrid
40: Finals galore!
Nov 10 • 28 min
The #NextGen , #FedCup and #NittoATP Finals fill this week’s discussion…
39: Barty, Djokovic and the Next Gen
Nov 4 • 27 min
Reflections on Ash Barty’s brilliant finish to an incredible WTA season, Novak Djokovic mastering Paris again, the end of the Race to the O2 and who’s made it to Milan…
38: Home successes for Federer and Thiem
Oct 28 • 29 min
A 10th title for Roger Federer in Basel and a first for Dominic Thiem in Vienna get the conversation going before we focus on Paris, the Race, plus the WTA Finals in Shenzhen.
37: Andy Murray - Antwerp champion!!
Oct 21 • 25 min
After all the pain, surgery and rehab Andy Murray has amazed us again with his remarkable triumph in Antwerp. Absorbing what he and his team have been through and now done is the only place to start this week’s conversation…
36: More Medvedev magic…and Gauff too!
Oct 14 • 30 min
A look back at Daniil Medvedev’s latest title run and Coco Gauff’s first.
35: Special guest George Bellshaw (MetroUK)
Oct 7 • 46 min
Tennis journalist George Bellshaw joins us for an in depth topical discussion…
34: Back to Europe and onto Asia
Sep 23 • 32 min
More titles for Medvedev and Osaka, reflections on the Laver Cup and Murray Trophy, plus a look forward to the start of Andy Murray’s Asian swing…
33: US Open review with special guest Marcus Buckland
Sep 10 • 25 min
Sports presenter Marcus Buckland teams up with us again to review a dramatic conclusion to the US Open and how it sets up the rest of the season…
32: US Open - midway points
Sep 3 • 36 min
Heading into the quarter-finals without both defending singles champions we assess what’s already happened in New York and what’s to come…
31: US Open preview
Aug 26 • 32 min
Discussing the singles draws and main issues heading into the final major of the season…
30: Reflections on Cincinnati
Aug 19 • 25 min
As BC travels back from Cincinnati we reflect on the triumphs of Daniil Medvedev and Madison Keys, the tribulations of Nick Kyrgios and the welcome return of Andy Murray to competitive singles…
29: From Canada to Cincinnati
Aug 12 • 23 min
A look back at Andreescu and Nadal’s triumphs in Canada, the returns of Djokovic, Federer and Murray in Cincinnati, plus the latest appointments to the ATP Player Council.
28: Kyrgios wows Washington!
Aug 5 • 26 min
A dazzling week’s work by Nick Kyrgios in the US capital gives us plenty to discuss as we resume the Tennis Takeaway…
27: Wimbledon - final thoughts
Jul 16 • 35 min
Reflections on the dramatic conclusions to this year’s Championships
26: Wimbledon - the story so far
Jul 7 • 33 min
Heading into ‘manic Monday’ with all the Last 16 singles matches on the order of play we reflect on the biggest stories of a dramatic first week at The Championships…
25: The Wimbledon draw
Jun 29 • 34 min
Our take on Wimbledon’s draw for The 2019 Championships.
24: Special guest Miles Maclagan
Jun 25 • 19 min
MILES MACLAGAN, the former British player, now coach and commentator, joins BM to reflect on a remarkable week of grass-court tennis in the lead-up to Wimbledon, including the exploits of Andy Murray and Feliciano Lopez at Queen’s, Roger Federer winning…
23: Stephen Farrow interview
Jun 17 • 47 min
As we head into the ATP 500 tournament at Queen’s BC sets the scene by interviewing tournament director Stephen Farrow before we chat about the main topics of the past week and what’s to come on both tours
22: A final look at Roland Garros
Jun 10 • 21 min
We look back at Rafa’s latest triumph on Chatrier, the challenge Thiem put up this time and where things stand, not just heading now onto grass but in the challenge between Federer, Nadal & Djokovic to win the most majors.
21: Mark Woodforde interview
Jun 3 • 37 min
Midway through Roland Garros an interview with the Australian doubles legend and ITF Board Member MARK WOODFORDE who talks about Ash Barty, Nick Kyrgios, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas, doubles and the Davis Cup.
20: Roland Garros - Early view
May 26 • 26 min
We’re in Paris for the second major of the season and look back on a dramatic first day in the stylish new Simonne Mathieu show court, plus a very welcome and straightforward return for former champion Roger Federer, four years after his last appearance…
19: Special guest Jamie Delgado
May 20 • 32 min
This week’s special guest is the former British Davis Cup player, Jamie Delgado, now Andy Murray’s coach and newly appointed as an ITF Player Relations Consultant.
18: Special guest Greg Rusedski
May 13 • 28 min
Former world No.4 Greg Rusedski guests on the podcast to discuss the main stories of the week including Novak Djokovic’s return to form in Madrid, the rise of Stefanos Tsitsipas comparing the Greek’s backhand with Dominic Thiem’s, Kiki Bertens claiming…
17: The plot thickens!
May 6 • 22 min
Drama aplenty to discuss this week including who’s next for the #ATPBoard, #RogersReturn, #CuevasThe Conjurer, #KontaOnClay and the latest #WimbledonWonder
16: Special guests Gilles Muller and Arvind Parmar
Apr 29 • 33 min
Two special guests this week: recently retired Gilles Muller, now Luxembourg’s Davis Cup captain, in conversation with BM - and former British Davis Cup player Arvind Parmar chatting to BC. Topics include #Thiem #Rafa #Ferrer #Berretini and #ATPFinals…
15: Special guests Nick Lester and Naomi Cavaday
Apr 22 • 37 min
From the individual brilliance of Fabio Fognini in Monte Carlo to some outstanding team performances in the Fed Cup, commentators Nick Lester and Naomi Cavaday give us their expert views on the dramas they’ve just witnessed.
14: Anne Keothavong interview
Apr 15 • 22 min
Heading into the Easter weekend’s Fed Cup playoff against Kazakhstan at the Copper Box Arena in London, The 2 Barrys talk to Great Britain’s captain Anne Keothavong about her team’s recent successes in Bath and their hopes of finally gaining promotion…
13: Jamie Murray interview
Apr 8 • 40 min
This week a wide-ranging chat with doubles specialist JAMIE MURRAY, a man who’s not only won numerous major titles, reached the top of the world rankings and been a Davis Cup champion, but also represents his peers on the ATP Player Council. He also talks…
12: Miami’s champions + Wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett
Apr 1 • 36 min
Some brief thoughts on Miami titles for Roger Federer, the Bryan brothers & Ash Barty before and in-depth chat with the inspirational wheelchair star Alfie Hewett, already a multiple major winner aged only 21.
11: Miami Open (midway point) + the latest LTA re-brand
Mar 26 • 30 min
BM + BC take stock of a dramatic first week in the Miami Open and discuss the LTA’s latest re-brand / vision for the future.
10: Indian Wells review with Nick McCarvel + an interview with Geoff Thompson MBE
Mar 18 • 44 min
As Bianca Andreescu and Dominic Thiem celebrate their stunning successes in Indian Wells, tennis journalist and broadcaster Nick McCarvel joins us from California to review events in ‘tennis paradise’. We also have an interview with Geoff Thompson MBE, a…
9: Simon Briggs (The Telegraph) discusses tennis politics
Mar 12 • 37 min
Following two major personnel changes announced during the past week we discuss the hot topic of tennis politics with The Telegraph’s tennis correspondent Simon Briggs.
8: Special guest Leif Shiras discusses the build-up to Indian Wells
Mar 5 • 35 min
Former US player, now commentator LEIF SHIRAS joins us to discuss a thrilling, headline making start to the month and to look forward to the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells…
7: The ‘Transition’ Tour - good, bad or too soon to tell?
Feb 25 • 41 min
In addition to some remarkable performances in the latest ATP and WTA tournaments, we discuss the controversial new ITF World Tennis Tour - the pathway for emerging players into professional tennis - with contributions from Dan Kiernan, Evan Hoyt and Mark…
6: Tennis correspondents Mike Dickson and Stuart Fraser
Feb 18 • 51 min
Tennis correspondents Mike Dickson (Daily Mail) and Stuart Fraser (The Times) join The 2 Barrys to discuss the season so far, many of the main issues currently preoccupying the sport and covering tennis in the digital age.
5: Julie Heldman interview + Fed Cup reflections
Feb 11 • 36 min
Along with our thoughts on the Fed Cup we have a fascinating interview with former World No.5 Julie Heldman, one of the Original 9 who, led by her pioneering mother Gladys, paved the way for the WTA Tour. Their very difficult mother / daughter…
4: Colin Fleming interview re Davis Cup and Fed Cup
Feb 4 • 31 min
This week’s #TennisTakeaway not only includes discussion about the weekend’s Davis Cup Qualifiers but also features an interview with former Davis Cup player and now GB Fed Cup coach Colin Fleming heading into the team’s first appearance at home for 26…
3: Australian Open review with Annabel Croft and Peter Marcato
Jan 28 • 32 min
After the great triumphs of #Djokovic and #Osaka tennis broadcasters Barry Millns and Barry Cowan review the year’s first grand slam in conversation live from Melbourne with former British No.1 Annabel Croft and the Australian commentator Peter Marcato…
2: Dave Miley interview + Australian Open chat with Jill Craybas
Jan 21 • 33 min
Tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns are joined from Melbourne by former pro Jill Craybas to discuss a dramatic first week at the Australian Open and an in-depth interview with Dave Miley who’ll be challenging David Haggerty for the ITF…
1: Philip Brook interview + Andy Murray retirement news
Jan 11 • 36 min
Heading into the Australian Open, tennis broadcasters Barry Cowan and Barry Millns enter a new dimension with the launch of their Tennis Takeaway podcast which will include in-depth interviews with high profile figures in the sport, plus those from other…