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Thirty Love: Conversations About Tennis

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Thirty Love: Conversations About Tennis

Thirty Love: Conversations About Tennis

Carl Bialik

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Conversations about tennis, always under 30:00, with host Carl Bialik and guests.

Latest Episodes

Caitlin Thompson On Racquet, The Book

Racquet Magazine cofounder Caitlin Thompson, cohost of The Racquet Podcast and The Main Draw, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the new book collecting the best of Racquet, how the pandemic did and didn't affect the latest issue of Racquet, and how to celebrate a fan-free US Open with friends, Racquet-style. Previously on Thirty Love: Caitlin Thompson On The Expanding Racquet Empire Caitlin Thompson on Racquet Magazine's Sophomore Surge Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAUG 19
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Caitlin Thompson On Racquet, The Book

Ana Mitric On The Adria Tour And Novak Djokovic

Tennis enthusiast Ana Mitric, who refers to herself as a fake Serb and not quite a journalist, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the tennis world's English-language bias and what the tennis media missed about Novak Djokovic and the ill-fated Adria Tour. Previously on Thirty Love: Katrina Williams on Djokovic Fandom Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minJUL 7
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Ana Mitric On The Adria Tour And Novak Djokovic

PlaySight's Rodney Rapson On Bringing Sport Back, Safely

Rodney Rapson, PlaySight's managing director for Europe & UK, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the company's role in staging and televising the return of live pro tennis, how to write the rules on sports safety during a pandemic, and the way to host an event with the fewest possible people. Trying something new: The episode has bonus content after the first 30 minutes. If you want to leave before we get to Minute 31, the first playing of the outro music is your cue. Previously on Thirty Love: Ben Rothenberg On PlaySight PlaySight's Chen Shachar On Helping Tennis Players To Know Themselves Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

37 minMAY 9
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PlaySight's Rodney Rapson On Bringing Sport Back, Safely

Writer Ben Rothenberg on Tennis Freelancing Without Tennis

Freelance tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, host of the No Challenges Remaining tennis podcast, rejoins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the pandemic's effect on the tennis writing business, the seismic effect the tours' interruption could have on its power balance, and his first two acts if he became commissioner of tennis (Carl's idea). Previously on Thirty Love: Ben Rothenberg On PlaySight Ben Rothenberg On Exposing The Darko Grncarov Myth Ben Rothenberg On Former Phenom Monique Viele Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

28 minMAY 4
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Writer Ben Rothenberg on Tennis Freelancing Without Tennis

Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On WTATP Commissioner Murray

Matt Marolf, writer for UbiTennis, rejoins his neighbor Carl Bialik—host of Thirty Love—from an appropriate social distance to talk about Roger Federer's tweeted support for a WTA-ATP merger, speculate wildly (OK, that's mostly Carl) about what drove the move and what might come next, and discuss which member(s) of tennis's Murray family would make the best boss of tennis. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 23
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Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On WTATP Commissioner Murray

Alex Aksanov On Physical Therapy, On The Front Lines And At Home

Former college tennis player Alex Aksanov, now a coach and a physical therapist at a Brooklyn hospital, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about helping people with coronavirus recover their health and strength, exercises for the homebound tennis player without a net, and the joys and heartbreak of finding a tennis court to play on in New York City. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

28 minAPR 20
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Alex Aksanov On Physical Therapy, On The Front Lines And At Home

World TeamTennis CEO Carlos Silva On Restarting The Pro Game

Carlos Silva, the CEO of World TeamTennis, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about planning for the possible return of the pro game; the range of possibilities for what could constitute World TeamTennis in an age of physical distancing; and why this unusual season could be unusually American, or atypically global. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 17
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World TeamTennis CEO Carlos Silva On Restarting The Pro Game

Under Review Tennis Podcast Host Craig Shapiro Embraces The Sport's Nostalgia

Craig Shapiro, host of the Under Review Tennis Podcast, joins Thirty Love podcast host Carl Bialik to talk about tennis organizations and players uniting during the virus-induced shutdown of sports, which classic matches to watch when there are no live ones, and how he's built and grown his 20-month-old show. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 13
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Under Review Tennis Podcast Host Craig Shapiro Embraces The Sport's Nostalgia

Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On Wimbledon's Cancellation, And What's Next

Matt Marolf, writer for UbiTennis, joins his neighbor Carl Bialik—host of Thirty Love—from an appropriate social distance to talk about Wimbledon's cancellation, the implications for the record books, and how tennis might come back—as a live sport, a spectator sport, and a participatory sport—before the tours are ready to return. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 2
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Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On Wimbledon's Cancellation, And What's Next

Author Cecil Harris On A Very Big Year For The Williams Sisters

Cecil Harris, author of the books Different Strokes and Charging the Net about black tennis history, rejoins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about his sense that the Williams sisters will retire in 2020, why young African-American men aren't picking up tennis racquets, and where the Black Tennis Hall of Fame should make its home. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minMAR 9
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Author Cecil Harris On A Very Big Year For The Williams Sisters

Latest Episodes

Caitlin Thompson On Racquet, The Book

Racquet Magazine cofounder Caitlin Thompson, cohost of The Racquet Podcast and The Main Draw, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the new book collecting the best of Racquet, how the pandemic did and didn't affect the latest issue of Racquet, and how to celebrate a fan-free US Open with friends, Racquet-style. Previously on Thirty Love: Caitlin Thompson On The Expanding Racquet Empire Caitlin Thompson on Racquet Magazine's Sophomore Surge Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAUG 19
Comments
Caitlin Thompson On Racquet, The Book

Ana Mitric On The Adria Tour And Novak Djokovic

Tennis enthusiast Ana Mitric, who refers to herself as a fake Serb and not quite a journalist, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the tennis world's English-language bias and what the tennis media missed about Novak Djokovic and the ill-fated Adria Tour. Previously on Thirty Love: Katrina Williams on Djokovic Fandom Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minJUL 7
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Ana Mitric On The Adria Tour And Novak Djokovic

PlaySight's Rodney Rapson On Bringing Sport Back, Safely

Rodney Rapson, PlaySight's managing director for Europe & UK, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the company's role in staging and televising the return of live pro tennis, how to write the rules on sports safety during a pandemic, and the way to host an event with the fewest possible people. Trying something new: The episode has bonus content after the first 30 minutes. If you want to leave before we get to Minute 31, the first playing of the outro music is your cue. Previously on Thirty Love: Ben Rothenberg On PlaySight PlaySight's Chen Shachar On Helping Tennis Players To Know Themselves Have feedback, a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest, or anything else you want to say? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

37 minMAY 9
Comments
PlaySight's Rodney Rapson On Bringing Sport Back, Safely

Writer Ben Rothenberg on Tennis Freelancing Without Tennis

Freelance tennis writer Ben Rothenberg, host of the No Challenges Remaining tennis podcast, rejoins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about the pandemic's effect on the tennis writing business, the seismic effect the tours' interruption could have on its power balance, and his first two acts if he became commissioner of tennis (Carl's idea). Previously on Thirty Love: Ben Rothenberg On PlaySight Ben Rothenberg On Exposing The Darko Grncarov Myth Ben Rothenberg On Former Phenom Monique Viele Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

28 minMAY 4
Comments
Writer Ben Rothenberg on Tennis Freelancing Without Tennis

Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On WTATP Commissioner Murray

Matt Marolf, writer for UbiTennis, rejoins his neighbor Carl Bialik—host of Thirty Love—from an appropriate social distance to talk about Roger Federer's tweeted support for a WTA-ATP merger, speculate wildly (OK, that's mostly Carl) about what drove the move and what might come next, and discuss which member(s) of tennis's Murray family would make the best boss of tennis. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 23
Comments
Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On WTATP Commissioner Murray

Alex Aksanov On Physical Therapy, On The Front Lines And At Home

Former college tennis player Alex Aksanov, now a coach and a physical therapist at a Brooklyn hospital, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about helping people with coronavirus recover their health and strength, exercises for the homebound tennis player without a net, and the joys and heartbreak of finding a tennis court to play on in New York City. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

28 minAPR 20
Comments
Alex Aksanov On Physical Therapy, On The Front Lines And At Home

World TeamTennis CEO Carlos Silva On Restarting The Pro Game

Carlos Silva, the CEO of World TeamTennis, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about planning for the possible return of the pro game; the range of possibilities for what could constitute World TeamTennis in an age of physical distancing; and why this unusual season could be unusually American, or atypically global. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 17
Comments
World TeamTennis CEO Carlos Silva On Restarting The Pro Game

Under Review Tennis Podcast Host Craig Shapiro Embraces The Sport's Nostalgia

Craig Shapiro, host of the Under Review Tennis Podcast, joins Thirty Love podcast host Carl Bialik to talk about tennis organizations and players uniting during the virus-induced shutdown of sports, which classic matches to watch when there are no live ones, and how he's built and grown his 20-month-old show. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 13
Comments
Under Review Tennis Podcast Host Craig Shapiro Embraces The Sport's Nostalgia

Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On Wimbledon's Cancellation, And What's Next

Matt Marolf, writer for UbiTennis, joins his neighbor Carl Bialik—host of Thirty Love—from an appropriate social distance to talk about Wimbledon's cancellation, the implications for the record books, and how tennis might come back—as a live sport, a spectator sport, and a participatory sport—before the tours are ready to return. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minAPR 2
Comments
Tennis Writer Matt Marolf On Wimbledon's Cancellation, And What's Next

Author Cecil Harris On A Very Big Year For The Williams Sisters

Cecil Harris, author of the books Different Strokes and Charging the Net about black tennis history, rejoins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about his sense that the Williams sisters will retire in 2020, why young African-American men aren't picking up tennis racquets, and where the Black Tennis Hall of Fame should make its home. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl atbialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere:"Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."

29 minMAR 9
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Author Cecil Harris On A Very Big Year For The Williams Sisters
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