TennisPAL Chronicles

TennisPAL Chronicles

By phillip kim
A tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your game. Our mission is to help bring the tennis community together and help grow the sport. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA and Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa, CA. Our global Fan Favorite reporters share their passion for their favorite players and our reviews and giveaways help you discover great new tennis resources. Show notes available at www.tennispal.com
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Tennis Legend Rosie Casals 12x Grand Slam Champion Tennis Hall of Famer reveals her greatest wins and losses
Rosemary "Rosie" Casals is a tennis legend who holds 12 Grand Slam titles and a place in the tennis hall fame.  By 16, Rosie Casals was unbeatable in California and went pro eventually rising to number 3 in the world for singles and number 1 in the world for doubles with her partner Billie Jean King.  They are the only doubles team to have won U.S. titles on grass, clay, indoor, and hard surfaces.  Ms. Casals won 112 professional doubles tournaments, the second-most in history behind Martina Navratilova.  Her last doubles championship was at the 1988 tournament in Oakland, California, where her partner was Navratilova. In this episode of TennisPAL Chronicles, Ms. Casals shares her very personal story growing up the child of immigrant parents in San Francisco and how playing the public courts with adults made her a better player.  She reveals what her greatest personal win was and what it was like to lose 3 consecutive grand slam finals to deny her a Grand Slam singles title.  She walks us through the first time she met Billie Jean King and what it was like to win together.  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:21:02
January 13, 2020
Meeting Federer Djokovic Serena Tsitsipas in person : Fans share their personal stories
Happy Holidays everyone! Thanks for tuning into this special edition of TennisPAL Chronicles - the podcast to feed your passion for all things tennis. And boy do we have a lot of passion to share! It’s the offseason and we are gearing up for 2020 but we thought it would be so nice for each of our Tennis Pal friends to share their love as a holiday greeting card from all of us to you. Yep, I have asked our fan-favorite reporters to share their personal story why they Love tennis, why they are huge fans of their favorite players and those miracle moments when they have met their inspirational heroes Federer, Djokovic, Serena, and Tsitsipas! So get cozy, pull up a blanket near the holiday hearth and enjoy this collection of tennis love letters. Many thanks to Valerie, Tanja, Crystal, Fiona & Martina for sharing their stories. We want to hear from you!  If you want to join our TennisPAL Podcast as a fan favorite reporter email pk@tennispal.com or continue the conversation on social media at LoveSetMatch on twitter or Instagram.  A special thanks to Haleh and the whole TennisPAL family for sponsoring this podcast. Visit Tennispal.com.  Happy Holidays everyone! See you in 2020 with more passion for tennis and may all your serves be aces!
1:17:37
December 27, 2019
Holiday Gift Guide for Tennis Players
Tis the Season to find that perfect gift for the tennis player in your life! Here are 10 suggestions that might light up his or her holiday spirit! Listen to our TennisPAL Chronciesl podcast episode as we discuss each of these items in detail.  Is a racquet a good choice? Coaching?  How about a Roger Federer figurine? Does your player need a USTA membership?  All this and a whole lot more tennis banter!  You can find links to our gift guide selections on the LoveSetMatch.net blog here https://wp.me/p8ufkw-15d TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
52:35
December 18, 2019
Staying Healthy in Tennis with Tom Katovsky of Healthy Referral and the Metallica link to Tennis!
Tom Katovsky is a former Varsity Tennis Coach for both Kent State and John Carroll University.  He is the Co-publisher of Healthy Referral, a  newspaper that has been published since 1989 on Natural Health and Positive News.  He is also the Cohost of Mind Your Body and Spirit Radio.   Tom shares with us some highlights of spending time with notables such as Torben Ulrich, the famous father of Metallica superstar Lars Ulrich and tennis player for the Denmark Davis cup, Vic Braden, Ron Steele setting up the Israel Tennis Center and more.  You can find his information at www.healthyreferral.com and contact him at healthyreferral@gmail.com  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes! We want to hear from you!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download our podcast from iTunes here.  Thanks for recommending and listening!
32:01
December 5, 2019
How Shawna Barasch Wilson and Pam Shriver are growing the Game with Homecourt and TennisPAL
Shawna Barasch Wilson is the founder of SBW Tennis in West Los Angeles, CA and for the last 17 years, she has been running her academy mostly out of 9 private homes with courts in the Brentwood, CA area.  As the coach of Pam Shriver's son Sam, Shawna and Pam have come together to develop a concept called homecourt which is similar to an Airbnb model for private tennis courts.   They will be rolling out the program in Los Angeles, Rhode Island, the Hamptons, Connecticut and more in partnership with TennisPal.   To list your home court in the Homecourt TennisPAL database enroll here https://mailchi.mp/tennispal/homecourt#form . You can reach Shawna directly at her website http://sbwtennis.com/ TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!   We want to hear from you!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download our podcast from iTunes here.  Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:06:05
November 22, 2019
Tennis is Mental! An interview with David Breslow former USTA Director Of Mental Toughness
In this episode of TennisPAL Chronicles, we interview David Breslow founder of Performance Success Strategies and the creator of Wired to Win.  Breslow's all-around performance approach offers to get tennis players playing better and more quickly and consistently.  He was the director of mental toughness at the USTA National Tennis Center and was a weekly Mental Game contributor on the Golf channel.  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here. Thanks for recommending and listening! 
56:12
November 8, 2019
TennisPal Chronicles USTA Leagues Should you be playing on a team? Byron Leung Interview
In this episode, our special guest Byron Leung joins us to discuss the pros and cons of playing in the USTA League as a team member. As THE largest tennis body in the United States, the USTA Leagues is a choice for every tennis player with hundreds of thousands of players across the nation. Byron shares his experiences playing League and has some advice for tennis lovers who want to improve their game and competition level. TennisPal Chronicles is excited to welcome Byron Leung to the team! Byron is a local tennis pro based in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Valley area who has played on the ITF tour. He is a USTA League National Champion and Formerly Ranked #1 in the nation for USTA Mixed Doubles. He currently Coaches high school tennis with 5 team championships in his 7 years of coaching, as well as 6 individual singles champions from the Duarte & Sierra Vista high schools. Having Coached tennis for 10 years He has helped many students achieve their goal of playing tennis for colleges. Please welcome to the TennisPal Chronicles Podcast Byron Leung Tennis PAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
33:23
September 26, 2019
TennisPal Chronicles US Open Match Previews Mens & Women In-depth Analysis for New York Grand Slam
US Open Match Previews Mens & Women Sneak Peek for New York Grand Slam  Who will be the last champion standing on the ATP and WTA tour this year?  Roger Federer Rafael Nadal Novak Djokovic the big three have dominated the slams while on the women's side the opportunity is there for the taking with any number of hopefuls can win Will Serena rise again?  Is she ready to face the NY controversy? Will Naomi Osaka double down?  Can Halep stop Andreescu Barty Kenin and so many other new comers?   TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:19:54
August 26, 2019
Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsisipas & Serena Williams reports from Fans cover Hard Court Swing 2019
Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsisipas & Serena Williams reports from Fans cover Hard Court Swing 2019.  Hello and welcome to TennisPal Chronicles the podcast to feed your passion for all things tennis.  I am your host Phillip Kim also known as the tennis pro for the Langham Huntington Hotel in sunny southern California and with me is my fabulous co-host, Valerie Garcia! This Episode we Review of the new Federeresque book a tribute to Roger Federer with full review up on lovesetmatch.net New on the TennisPAL app is the coaching section!  The TennisPAL Coach Partner program is a professional networking system that connects you with passionate players who are seeking the guidance and support they need to excel at the game. TennisPAL, available on Android and IOS, is a fast-growing virtual tennis community that consists of players at every level and coaches who are passionate about helping them to achieve their highest potential. TennisPal not only brings coaches and students together, it also facilitates convenient scheduling and payment processing, making it easier than ever for you to manage a successful coaching business. Fan Favorite Reporters cover Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsisipas & Serena Williams!  With inside information on what is happening on and off court for these tennis professionals.   For show notes visit Tennispal.com or Lovesetmatch.net
1:11:09
August 22, 2019
Mark Petchey interview Live from Cincinnati Open Andy Murray at US Open? Fan Report
Mark Petchey interview Live from Cincinnati Open Andy Murray at US Open?  TennisPAL Chronicles the podcast to feed your passion for all things tennis.  This is a special report coming to you live from the Cincinnati Open Tennis Tournament where our Andy Murray Fan Favorite reporter Peter Childs was able to meet Mark Petchey - former coach for Andy Murray and ask him a few questions live.   Peter also shares his fan experience being at the Cincy Tournament for the 3rd time and gives us his story about meeting Andy Murray and receiving a Selfie and book signature from his hero and number one inspiration. Being close to the Andy Murray camp there at the tournament, Peter learned of a surprise decision regarding the US Open and Andy’s plans in New York.   I interviewed Peter past midnight via Skype in his hotel just outside the tournament on the day he was able to as interview Mark Petchey. The interview happened live at Cincinnati so you will hear a lot of crowd noise and tournament play in the background. Please excuse the lesser audio quality of the interview and the Skype call but I am sure you will feel like we do that it was a special moment and we are grateful to have it on TennisPAL Chronicles.   That’s it for this special report of Tennis PAL Chronicles live coverage for the Cincy Open. We will be releasing our Fan Favorite reports for Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Stefanos Tsisipas in the next podcast covering the Hard Court Swing If you would like to join our Fan Favorite Reporter team, please send us an email to pk@tennispal.com There are so many of us tennis fans out there with great stories to tell and we want to hear yours!   Many thanks to TennisPAL for sponsoring this podcast. We hope you will visit TennisPAL.com and download their excellent tennis app where you can meet people in your city to play tennis with.   A special thanks to Mark Petchey for allowing us to record him at the event and to Peter Childs for making the magic happen.  
26:17
August 18, 2019
WimbleDONE and Dusted Djokovic vs Federer Final and the emotion of the game
Our most emotional podcast to date.  We discuss the epic Wimbledon 2019 final and put to rest the pain of Roger Federer losing maybe one of the greatest matches in tennis history.  We discuss the Federer Nadal match and the dominance of the top 3 players versus the rest of the field.  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
58:52
July 17, 2019
Roland Garros 10 Highpoints from the French Open Part 2
Our Roland Garros discussion continues in Part 2 including highlights of Amanda Anisimova’s incredible run, Naomi Osaka’s early loss, Serena Williams falling to Sofia Kenin, Siniakova’s arrival on the scene and so much more!  Thanks for listening!   TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
43:39
June 19, 2019
10 Highpoints from Roland Garros part 1 + Fan Favorite Reports
Roland Garros has just ended and we are reviewing 10 highpoints from the French Open.  Clay has been very good to Rafael Nadal and we cover how the Bull was able to power through to a historic 12th Roland Garros trophy and total 18 Grand Slams.  We go in-depth discussing the match of the tournament between Stan Wawrinka and Stefanos Tsisipas and also the drama of Novak Djokovic vs Dominic Theim.  We also hear from our Fan Favorite Reporters covering their player besties Serena Williams Stefanos Tsisipas and Rafael Nadal TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
49:35
June 15, 2019
USTA National Sportsmanship Committee member & PTR Coach Carol Shaw MacLennan Interview
Carol Shaw MacLennan is the Director of Tennis at Laurel Creek Country Club during the outdoor season and Staff pro, tournament director and event coordinator at Cherry Hill Health & Racquet Club during the indoor season.  Carol has been involved with USTA in New Jersey for over 20 years and is currently on the USTA National Sportsmanship committee.  "I've been a member of the Professional Tennis Registry since 1997 and have attended every Symposium since joining. I have great respect for the organization and the staff and have made so many great friends from around the world through the PTR. "   Join us as we discuss sportsmanship goals at the USTA, the state of tennis in New Jersey, and hear Carol's thoughts on the Professional Tennis Registry.   TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information.   Download from iTunes or wherever you listen to podcasts.  Please consider leaving a positive review to share the love!  Thanks for recommending and listening!
57:53
June 1, 2019
Tennis Stringing Lunch and Learn at Apex Racquet Werks
A special announcement podcast inviting you to our free Tennis Stringing Lunch and Learn following our Azusa Tennis classes Saturday, June 1st at 12noon.   We will be meeting with Julian Li sharing his stringing wisdom, Tournament stories, and answering all your questions at his shop Apex Racquet Werks 1435 Foothill BL, La Verne, California 91750.  After meeting at the store and dropping off our racquets to be strung, we are all heading to Flying Rice for Lunch.  Join Us!  RSVP by emailing pk@tennispal.com  Julian Li has been voted Stringer of the Year by the tennis industry.  He has strung at over 30 Grand Slam Tournaments and hundreds of others.  The podcast also has a quick discussion of the Madrid Open  Djokovic, Serena pulling out of Rome and thoughts on Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.  We apologize in advance for the lower quality audio internet conversation.  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information.   Download from iTunes here  Please consider leaving a positive review to share the love!  Thanks for recommending and listening!
09:07
May 15, 2019
Clay Court Swing Tennis News Why are Djokovic and Nadal loosing? Injury Withdrawl list ATP Board Gimelstob Resigns Fan Favorite Reports!
Our Clay Court Episode covers the highlights following the Sunshine Double to Madrid as the ATP and WTA pros transition from hard court to the red clay.  Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both carry early losses onto the clay.  We also discuss the long list of injured pros as they withdraw from or return to tennis including Maria Sharapova Serena Williams Kevin Anderson John Isner Simona Halep and more.  Finally, we discuss the ATP Board drama and the details of the Justin Gimelstob "no contest" plea to a felony charge of assault and how players are responding to the criminal behavior.  TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information.   Download from iTunes here  Please consider leaving a positive review to share the love!  Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:16:34
May 8, 2019
How to Choose the Right College
In this interview with Coach Deo Sy, we explore the tennis and financial benefits of attending a 4 year college verses a Junior College.  Coach Sy has lead his women's tennis team to the Western State Championships 4 consecutive years and was honored with the Coach of the Year award for his efforts.  Coach Sy breaks down the academic and athletic comparison of attending a Junior College and discusses tennis myths of college scouting and transferring to a 4 year school.  Learn how the tennis pathway through a Junior college may be better than going directly to a 4 year state or private institution.    Coach Deo Sy lead the lady Vaqueros to its fourth consecutive Western State Conference title with a 14-0 conference record, finishing with an overall record of 22-3.  The lady Vaqueros also had an amazing 21 match win streak.  It was a memorable year, where the singles finals included both players from Glendale Community College, as well as the doubles finals consisted of both teams coming from Glendale Community College.  He was awarded Coach of the Year for the Western State Conference for a fourth consecutive year. TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispal.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
31:32
April 25, 2019
Grand Slam Stringer Julian Li shares behind the scenes stories of Federer, Hingis, Nadal and Slam stringing!
Julian Li is a professional stringer that has been on staff at  30 Grand Slam tournaments and put in thousands of hours stringing racquets for a majority of Tennis Pros that have played at the grand slam level. Named Stringer of the year in 2015, he is also the owner of Apex Racquet Werks his new tennis store in LaVerne, CA where he is an asset to the southern cal tennis scene.  Many in the SoCal know Julian for his store in Arcadia Racquets Rackets which was opened in the 90s and is now run by his brother John. In the interview Julian shares some great stories about sharing an iPad with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal’s attitude on tennis stringing, taking a picture with a young unknown Martina Hingis and shares a lot of behind the scenes tournament knowledge from the professional stringer perspective. Visit tennispal.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:16:46
March 21, 2019
Australian Open Review Fan Favorite Reports Djokovic Federer Murray Tsisipas Serena & More!
A look back at the last Grand Slam and how the tennis landscape shifted in the hot Aussie sun.  Fan Favorite Reporters deliver their expert opinions about Novak Djokovic dominant 3rd consecutive Slam win, Roger Federer’s early loss, Rafael Nadal in the finals again, Serena Williams exit, Stefanos Tsisipas meteoric run, Andy Murray’s hip condition, and pre-retirement tribute and a whole lot more. TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispalapp.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
53:37
February 15, 2019
50 Years of Tennis from Tehran to LA with CEO Haleh Emrani
Interview with CEO Haleh Emrani.  Listen to her story as she followed her passion from Tehran Iran to Los Angeles where she would become a regular in the USTA League matches and go on to develop a new tennis app with the hope of bringing the world together with the sport that she loves. TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach.  Visit tennispalapp.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information. Download from iTunes here Thanks for recommending and listening!
1:02:57
February 2, 2019
2018 Tennis Year in Review!
  2018 was a fantastic year for Tennis! We talk through the epic matches and Grand Slam wins that defined the tennis world. From Novak Djokovic return to world number 1 through the breakthrough women players like Naomi Osaka. Plus seasons greetings from our Fan Favorite Reporters and some updates on Andy Murray, Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal and more.   TennisPAL Chronicles is a tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your tennis obsession. Our global Fan Favorite reports are created by passionate fans who share news about their favorite players. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the historic Langham Huntington in Pasadena as well as the Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa and an avid player and coach. More information is available at www.lovesetmatch.net .  Visit tennispalapp.com to download the tennis app everyone is talking about and access the show notes!  Send an email to pk@tennispalapp.com for more information.   Thanks for listening!
1:14:39
January 1, 2019
Womens Tennis Coaching Association Interview with CEO Sarah Stone
As a former Pro WTA player and former Doubles partner and coach to Grand Slam Champion Sam Stosur, Sarah Stone brings a wealth of experience and stories to our podcast. An in-depth interview with CEO Sarah Stone on founding the Women’s Tennis Coaching Association and her views on the need for the Tennis world to adjust and improve how Women are coached in our sport. Due to the length and importance of this interview, this episode does not include a Fan Favorites Report section. Instead, we will be releasing a year-end Fan Favorite Report and Christmas special very soon! Stay Tuned! If you enjoy TennisPAL Chronicles, we would appreciate your positive review of our podcast on Itunes so more people can find our content. Please take a second to review our podcast here. Thanks so much for your support!
53:11
December 12, 2018
Are you a Tennis Nerd?
Title: We are all Tennisnerds! In part 2 of searching for the spirit of Stefan Edberg, we interview Jonas Erickson of Tennisnerd.net fame. Having grown up in Sweden, Jonas shares his insight into the country that swept all the Grand Slams in 1988. So what happened to Swedish Tennis? What happened to American tennis for that matter? We explore the country that has had such a deep impact on Tennis history with greats like Bjorn Borg, Stefan Edberg, Mats Wilander, Robin Soderling, and Magnus Norman to name a few. We also hear about the great content that Jonas is producing on his website, youtube channel, and blog. In our fan favorite reports, we welcome Jordan McMahon as our Maria Sharapova reporter and have full reports on Novak Djokovic returning to World No#1, Roger Federer winning Basel, Rafael Nadal with his freak abdominal injury and withdrawal from Paris, Serena Williams update and more. If you would like to become a Fan Favorite reporter and share news on your favorite player, send us an email at aces@lovesetmatch.net . This episode we are giving away some NIKE sweatbands to a lucky listener. To win just downloads the TennisPAL app and uses the code PODCAST (all capital letters) the first person who does this will receive a free NIKE Sweatband from LoveSetMatch just for listening. Thanks for your support!
1:19:12
November 11, 2018
In Search of the Spirit of Edberg in Sweden
Journey across the globe with us as TennisPAL Chronicles visit Sweden the home of tennis legend Stefan Edberg and experience tennis in Sigtuna Stockholm Sweden with local hosts Marcus and Nelly Agemo. In this episode, we also welcome new Fan Favorite reports including Novak Djokovic’s 2 new grand slam titles, Injured Rafa Nadal in recovery, Serena Williams life after US Open, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and a whole lot more. It’s our biggest podcast ever! If you would like to become a Fan Favorite reporter and share news on your favorite player, send us an email at aces@lovesetmatch.net TennisPAL App is giving away one month of premium access to anyone who downloads the app and uses the code PODCAST (all capital letters) the first person who does this will receive a free set of Natural Gut strings from www.naturalgutwholesale.com from LoveSetMatch just for listening. Thank you! We will announce the winners on the next episode. You can download the TennisPAL app on both Apple and Android platforms. Just search TennisPAL or use the link. www.tennispalapp.com If you would like to sponsor the show, receive a tennis product review, or suggest a show topic please email aces@lovesetmatch.net To support the show financially please send a donation to our VENMO account venmo.com/lovesetmatch or email us. Each sponsor donation of $50 or more will receive sponsor shout out THANK YOU during the podcast 🙂
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October 11, 2018
Coach Paulo Hexsel : Don Shula to LA Country Club + US OPEN
Coach Paulo Hexsel : Don Shula Florida Tennis to Beverly Hills Country Club & US OPEN Fan Reports www.HexselTennis.com In Part 2 of our interview we hear how Coach Hexsel evolves from College tennis to Coaching professionals and serious Juniors on tour. He moves from the University of Tennessee at Martin to Florida working with famous Miami Dolphins football coach Don Shula and how he eventually He became the director of Tennis at the Beverly Hills Country Club. In this episode fan favorite reports recapping US OPEN action including Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic & Serena Williams and welcome new reporter of Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray. If you would like to become a Fan Favorite reporter and share news on your favorite player, send us an email at aces@lovesetmatch.net TennisPAL App is giving away one month of premium access to anyone who downloads the app and uses the code PODCAST (all capital letters) 1st person who does this will receive a free set of Natural Gut strings FREE
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September 16, 2018
Azusa Team Up Tennis Invite!
2018 Azusa “Team Up” Tennis Tournament Ready for challenging competition, team camaraderie and a fun time on the courts?? Join the 1st Annual Azusa “Team Up” Tennis Tournament!! Sponsored by the USTA & TennisPAL Everyone registered will be assigned to a team of new friends and play to win! It's a great chance to play tennis with new people and share an awesome experience together. All levels welcome! Then after the tournament stick around for some free play matches!  The tournament is open to the public and all levels are welcome!  Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018 Time: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm Location: Northside Park,  599 W 12th St, Azusa, ca, 91702, us Cost: - Current Registered Azusa Players - FREE - All new visitors - $20.00 Street Parking is Free!  (costs for the tournament cover prizes, snacks, new balls, etc.) USTA Prizes awarded for Top Team!! All registered participants receive a Premium Subscription Trial to TennisPAL app Breakfast snacks and beverages are provided.
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September 1, 2018
From Brazilian Jr to Director of Beverly Hills Country Club
Coach Paulo Hexsel shares his tennis journey growing up in Brazil through the Gustavo Kuerten years, playing futures on red clay in South America and recounts how a young tennis junior grew up to receive a scholarship to a US college tennis team. TennisPAL Chronicles Show #1 Notes Title : Coach Paulo Hexsel shares his story from Brazilian Junior to Director of Beverly Hills Country Club Host : Phillip Kim contact: aces@lovesetmatch.net produced by the team at www.lovesetmatch.net CoHost : Valerie Garcia Coach Paulo Hexsel www.HexselTennis.com Fan Favs Reporter : Roger Federer : Fiona @federering on twitter Novak Djokovic : Tanja @tanjanole on twitter Rafael Nadal : Christine Totszollosy on Facebook Serena Williams : Valerie Garcia Sponsor: TennisPAL App www.tennispalapp.com
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August 21, 2018