Episodes

February 28, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: Swiatek sweeps Adelaide; Goffin finds form in Montpellier; Battle of Brits - ENG vs. SCO announced; Popyrin's First in Singapore; Miami Open Prize Money slashed; What next for Ash Barty?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim round up this week’s action from the ATP and WTA Tours. From Swiatek’s dominant run to the title in Adelaide, Goffin’s ending of his title dr...

February 21, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Finals - Ruthless Djokovic stops Medvedev streak for 9th AO title; Outstanding Osaka ousts Brady for 4th slam at 23; Brit Salisbury + Ram out to Polasek/Dodig; Final CAS results; Does Medvedev need a 'super coach' to

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim reflect on the weekend’s finals action which saw Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka take home the singles titles in comprehensive straight sets f...

February 19, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Semi-Finals - Medvedev Marches On; Djokovic ends Karatsev run; Osaka stops Serena's 24 slams quest; Brady beats Muchova; Sabalenka-Mertens doubles split; Is Joe Salisbury Britain's no. 1 doubles player?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the action from the semi finals of the Australian Open. They discuss Osaka’s outclassing of Serena Williams and whether Serena will e...

February 17, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Quarter-Finals - Tsitsipas comes of age against Nadal; Muchova's match-changing MTO; Djokovic's racket smash revival; Serena back to old ways; Medvedev the machine; SF previews; How should the tour continue?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup all the action from the Quarter Finals at the Australian Open. From Tsitsipas’s thrillingly unexpected comeback against Rafa Nadal fr...

February 15, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Round Four - Thiem's time up; 'Clutch' Osaka; Djokovic's recovery powers; Serena-Simona set; Karatsev's magical run continues; Pegula shocks Svitolina; Medvedev + Nadal cruise control

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup all the action from Round 4 at the Australian Open. From Dominic Thiem’s surprisingly limp defeat to Grigor Dimitrov, the topsy-turvy...

February 13, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Round Three - Thiem-Kyrgios magic; Djokovic doubts; Pliskova + Medvedev rage; Muguruza dominates; Norrie/Nadal; Crowdless courts

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim catch up on all the action from the 3rd round of the Australian Open. From matches with crowds, to matches without, they cover all the main t...

February 11, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Round Two - Kanepi conquers Kenin; Nadal gets heckled; Simona survives scare; Fognini-Caruso bust-up; Kyrgios-Thiem set; Norrie into R3; Are post-match interviews too fixated on age?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup all the main talking points from the second round of the Australian Open. From the Fognini-Caruso bust-up, a late night heckler, Hale...

February 09, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Round One - Double Bagel Barty; Nadal + Djokovic progress; Serena's 'One-Legger' Catsuit; Shapovalov Toilet Tantrum; Watson through as Norrie wins Battle of Brits; Admiring Alcaraz; Where are the fans?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup all the action and major talking points from the first round of the Australian Open. From Barty’s double bagel, Serena’s eye-catching...

February 07, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: Team Russia conquer ATP Cup; Barty's brilliance; Evans' first title; Sinner on song; How Murray got covid; AO Day 1 preview; Joel & Kim CAS predictions

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup this week’s action from the ATP and WTA tours, with 6 pre-AO events taking place. They celebrate Dan Evans’s maiden title win in the ...

February 06, 2021

The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Draws Preview - Thiem lands Djokovic; Nadal fitness concerns; Osaka + Serena in stacked bottom half; Sinner-Shapo lead R1 popcorn; British chances assessed; Finals predictions; Collect-A-Set announced!

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim dissect the Australian Open men’s and women’s singles draws ahead of the first Grand Slam of the year finally getting underway. They look at ...

February 03, 2021

Emergency pod: Thursday Tennis in Melbourne Cancelled; Players back in isolation; Australian Open future; What next?

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim debate the breaking news that a Hotel Quarantine worker has tested positive for coronavirus in Melbourne, possibly putting the Australian Ope...

January 30, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: Melbourne Madness - All Draws Assessed; Packed crowds return in Adelaide; Halep's Top 10 consistency; Nadal's quarantine comments; Murray's Challenger assignment; Wawrinka's off-season to forget

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim preview the upcoming week of tennis in Melbourne where there is not just 1, but 6 events taking place! They prepare for a crazy week ahead by...

January 28, 2021

The Book Club - Bustin' Balls: World Team Tennis 1974-1978, Pro Sports, Pop Culture and Progressive Politics with author Steven Blush

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, Joel and Kim are joined by writer Steven Blush to discuss his latest book “Bustin' Balls: World Team Tennis 1974-1978, Pro Sports, Pop Culture and Progressive Politics” They discuss ...

January 24, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: Djokovic's good intentions; Murray's Melbourne miss; ATP Cup draw + predictions; 2021 schedule updates; Yastremska appeal denied; Tomic's girlfriend's diary disaster

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup all the latest news from the world of tennis in the run up to the Australian Open events. They catchup on the news that Andy Murray w...

January 17, 2021

Passing Shot meets... Tennis on Telly on 2021 Tour schedule; Melbourne quarantine quandary; Compromised flights; Murray's positive; Putintseva's mouse mate

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim are joined by Lee from Tennis on Telly to preview where UK tennis fans can watch all the action from the 2021 season. They discuss the UK bro...

January 13, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: Sabalenka sizzles; Korda's rise; Francesca Jones Aussie odyssey; Kudla's mid-match positive; Ferrer/Zverev split

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the first week’s action from the 2021 ATP/WTA season, with results from Abu Dhabi, Delray Beach and Antalya, including Aryna Sabalenk...

January 05, 2021

The Tour Catch-Up: ATP/WTA Tour Preview 2021; Querrey's Russia fine; Sunshine Single; Slam predictions; RIP Live Scores app

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim open up the 2021 season with a post-Christmas catchup and preview of the new season. They discuss the revised Aussie Summer of Tennis schedul...

December 20, 2020

The Passing Shot 2021 Crowdfund Appeal - update, how to donate, 2021 pod news, Merry Christmas!

A quick crowdfund message from Joel & Kim. Many thanks to everyone who has donated to the podcast so far. Incredibly, we have reached £340 so far which we are over the moon about with our target being £500. We understand that...

December 07, 2020

The Passing Shot 2020 End of Season review - SIXTEEN awards including Player of the Year; Match of the Year; Flop of the Year; Facemask of the Year; Nick Kyrgios Tweet of the Year and more!

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel & Kim close off the 2020 season with a light hearted Passing Shot Awards show. They review their highlights of the year through 16 categories includi...

November 29, 2020

The Passing Shot 2020 End of Season QUIZ - Test your knowledge against Joel & Kim on ATP / WTA Tour trivia, US Open, French Open and all ATP Tour Finals in London!

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim test each other’s knowledge of the season with a fun 2020 end of season quiz! The quiz entails 4 rounds: 1 ‘easy’ ATP/WTA category, 1 ‘diffic...

November 22, 2020

The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Masterful Medvedev defeats Thiem to take title; Koolhof + Mektic win doubles on debut; Big 3 changing of the guard?; Australian Open start date in jeopardy; 2021 CROWDFUNDING launch + rewards

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim discuss Daniil Medvedev’s title win at the ATP Finals, defeating Dominic Thiem in a tight 3 set final, and going unbeaten all week. They refl...

November 20, 2020

The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Magical Medvedev through undefeated to face Nadal; Djokovic sets up Thiem showdown; Dead rubbers debate; PTPA players look to join ATP Player Council; Jamie Murray leaves Skupski for Soares in

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim round up the action from the past few days at The ATP Finals in London. They discuss Nadal and Djokovic taking the 2nd place spots in their r...

November 18, 2020

The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Thiem on top in Group London after Nadal thriller; Djokovic set for resurgent Medvedev; ATP break silence on Zverev situation; Best-of-3/5 sets debate re-emerges; Sinner + Sabalenka victorious

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim roundup the first 3 days action from the Nitto ATP Finals at the O2 Arena in London. They discuss the fantastic high quality match between Na...

November 12, 2020

The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Group Tokyo 1970 and Group London 2020 discussed; Top 8 chances assessed; Is Novak Djokovic favourite for the title?; Final Four predictions; Sofia + Linz updates

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, the tennis podcast by fans, Joel and Kim preview the upcoming ATP Tour Finals now that the Groups have been set. They try to predict who will emerge from this year’s stellar line up ...