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New Balance Winner’s Circle with Lloyd Harris…Again

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Lloyd Harris…Again

October 7, 2018

The big hitting 21 year old from Cape Town is back in the New Balance's Winner's Circle, after taking his second career Challenger title in Stockton, California.  His confidence is on a new level.  Hear why, and what his win means for South African tennis.  

The Coffee Cast with Cation: James Duckworth Edition

The Coffee Cast with Cation: James Duckworth Edition

October 2, 2018

5 surgeries in two years. 
And yet James Duckworth is back, and progressing back toward the top 100, with one Challenger title, and a semifinal last week in Tiburon. 

The Cary champion tells us about what he did off the court during that time, the perspective he gained, and maybe the low moment in this comeback. 

We chat over some lowly American coffee, and as always, the company was delightful.

 

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Michael Mmoh

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Michael Mmoh

October 1, 2018

Hear from newly minted Wells Fargo Tiburon Challenger Champion Michael Mmoh, the newest member of the ATP's Top 100.  Back to back titles in Columbus and Tiburon get him there for the first time in his career.

We play compare and contrast:
1) His new and old coaches (Alex Waske and Glenn Weiner)

2) His style of play now vs. 2016

3) and the style of play over the last two weeks.

Hear from Mike inside the New Balance Tennis Winner's Circle. 

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Thanasi Kokkinakis

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Thanasi Kokkinakis

August 12, 2018

We go inside the New Balance Winner's Circle today with Thanasi Kokkinakis, who ended a 3 year injury-prolonged Trophy drought with a win at the Nordic Naturals Challenger. He talks about how his body is holding up, his immediate plans for Vancouver and the Open, and how he hopes to sustain success for the finishing months of 2018.  

 

 

The Coffee Cast with Cation: Dan Evans Edition

The Coffee Cast with Cation: Dan Evans Edition

August 9, 2018

Finally got a chance to sit down with Dan Evans, aka Evo, to talk a little bit about his life three months back in to his comeback. 
Hear his thoughts on how he's been treated by the media, his relationship with his former coach Mark Hilton, and how things have gone on court since his return. 

 

 

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Lloyd Harris

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Lloyd Harris

August 5, 2018

We go inside the New Balance Winner's Circle with Lloyd Harris, winner of the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships in Lexington, Kentucky

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Jay Clarke

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Jay Clarke

July 29, 2018

Hear from Binghamton Champion Jay Clarke on why he's the 4th British champion at this tournament in the last 13 years, following Murray, Edmund, and Norrie.  

Coffee Cast with Cation: Jordan Thompson edition

Coffee Cast with Cation: Jordan Thompson edition

July 29, 2018

On this edition of the Coffee Cast with Cation, Jordan Thompson dishes on the Transition Tour, transitioning back and forth between Challengers and Slams, and perfectionism in the sport of tennis, ahead of his 2nd straight final in Binghamton.  

The Coffee Cast: Marc Polmans Edition

The Coffee Cast: Marc Polmans Edition

May 4, 2018

In the latest edition of the Coffee Cast, I sit down with Marc Polmans, the talented 21-year-old from Melbourne who has had a remarkable 2018, including a 24 match winning streak.  We talk about how he handles the Australian Travel burden, what it means to be a competitor, and yes....the hat situation. 

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New Balance Winner’s Circle with Noah Rubin

New Balance Winner’s Circle with Noah Rubin

April 28, 2018

Hear from Tallahassee Tennis Challenger Champion Noah Rubin after a three set win over Marc Polmans. It's his fourth title, second of the year, and puts him in the lead of the USTA Pro Circuit French Open Wild Card Challenge.