Episodes

November 06, 2019

And then there were eight: ATP Tour Finals 2019 look-forward in London

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim preview the Nitto ATP Finals in London. They discuss the draw, their favourites to win, the battle for the No. 1 ranking and how the Next G...

November 03, 2019

Creme of the crop rises to the top: Brilliant Barty captures WTA Finals title; 2019 WTA season highlights; Djokovic defeats Shapovalov in Paris; Fed Cup final preview + predictions; Roger Federer pulls out of ATP Cup

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim roundup the WTA Finals in Shenzhen and the ATP Paris Masters. They reflect on Barty's brilliant year, their top moments from the WTA season...

October 27, 2019

Homecomings end with titles: Federer, Thiem win Basle, Vienna; Sabalenka takes Elite Trophy in Zhuhai; Andy Murray in Antwerp final thoughts; WTA Finals + Next Gen. Finals preview

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim discuss the last couple of weeks on the ATP and WTA circuits. Federer, Thiem and Rublev claim home titles; Andy Murray clinches an emotiona...

October 13, 2019

The future is now!: Medvedev takes Shanghai, Gauff's maiden title in Linz, Osaka-Andreescu rivalry begins in Beijing; Watson's run in Tianjin; Evans usurps Edmund as British no.1

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim roundup the latest fortnight in the tennis world. They discuss The Next Gen's arrival at the Shanghai Masters; Coco Gauff's maiden WTA titl...

October 01, 2019

Tennis never sleeps: Laver Cup final thoughts; Osaka wins Osaka; Sabalenka retains Wuhan(bledon); Kyrgios' ATP suspension; Murray's return gathers pace; British no.1 up for grabs; Beijing + Tokyo updates

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch up podcast, Joel and Kim roundup all the action from the last few weeks in the tennis world. They chat all things Laver Cup including an apology by Kim to Jack Sock...

September 18, 2019

Team tennis out the ears: Laver Cup preview; ATP Cup draw thoughts; Kim Clijsters announces return; 2020 season changes; Asia + Europe tour events update

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim preview the forthcoming 2019 Laver Cup in Geneva starting this Friday. They also discuss the surprise return of Kim Clijsters to the WTA To...

September 15, 2019

Same same but different: The 2019 Grand Slams review including Big 3 still the driving force; Andreescu leads unpredictable WTA slam season; Konta top in British stars report card; Most controversial moments; 2020 predictions

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot: An Extra Slice, Joel and Kim reflect on the year in Grand Slams. On the men's side, the Big 3 have continued to dominate. Joel and Kim debate how long this will last; and the positiv...

September 08, 2019

The US Open finals catch-up: Nadal captures 19th Grand Slam in thriller; Amazing Andreescu overcomes Serena; Jamie Murray captures mixed doubles crown; Hewett, Lapthorne + Reid win wheelchair events; Collect a Set winners

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim close out their US Open coverage with a review of this weekend's Finals action. They reflect on a potential Changing of The Guard at the he...

September 07, 2019

The US Open semifinals catch-up: Nadal tames Berrettini; Medvedev downs Dimitrov; Andreescu and Serena set-up showdown; Jamie Murray's excellent doubles campaign; 'Collect a Set' update

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim review the men's and women's semifinals of the US Open as well as preview the finals! They reflect on the incredible runs of Andreescu and ...

September 04, 2019

The US Open quarterfinals catch-up: Dimitrov downs Federer; Medvedev overcomes Wawrinka; Konta's USO campaign reflections; G.E.M.S.life appreciation; Brits in doubles update; Semifinal previews + predictions

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim reflect on the dramatic action from the quarterfinals stage at the US Open. They discuss Dimitrov's shock win over Federer; Medvedev's sizz...

September 02, 2019

The US Open Round 4 catch-up: Osaka ousted; Djokovic booed + out; Konta marches on; Federer-Nadal final on the cards?; Mike Bryan 'gun gesture' controversy; QFs preview

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim round-up the latest action from the 4th Round of The US Open. Defending champions dumped out in different fashions with Osaka ousted by Ben...

August 31, 2019

The US Open Round 3 catch-up: Medvedev's crowd control; Federer's scheduling annoyance; Djokovic's shoulder mystery; Gauff-Osaka; Round 4 preview inc. Konta-Pliskova

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim discuss the action from Round 3 of the US Open. They debate the aggro caused by Medvedev's post match interview, Dan Evans' scheduling rema...

August 29, 2019

The US Open Round 2 catch-up: Djokovic's shoulder, Federer's slow starts; Kyrgios 'corrupt' comments; Konta clinical; Evans upsets Pouille; Serena-McNally popcorn

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim reflect on Round 2 action from the US Open. They discuss Federer's form; Konta's clinical victory; Kyrgios' comments and Djokovic's injury ...

August 27, 2019

The US Open Round 1 catch-up: Serena v Sharapova, Tsitsipas and Kerber Out; Osaka 3 setter; Evans and Konta Through; Murray in Mallorca

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch up podcast, Kim goes solo as she rounds up the action and results so far from Round 1 of the US Open. She reflects upon Serena's domination of Sharapova; Kerber and...

August 22, 2019

Ready for the Big Apple: US Open 2019 draw preview; Serena-Sharapova, Big 3 routes to final; Dark horses + potential upsets; R1 must-see matches; British hopes; Champions predictions; Murray in Mallorca

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim review the draws for the US Open 2019. They look at the paths of the top seeds; potential dark horses, British hopes and blockbuster matche...

August 18, 2019

Sizzling in Cincinatti: Keys the conqueror; Medvedev marches on; Murray singles comeback; Kyrgios 'bathroom break'; Kuznetsova's dream run; Williams sisters + Carlos Ramos

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim roundup all the action from the Western and Southern Open in Cincinatti. They discuss the resurgence of Svetlana Kuznetsova; Medvedev's 3rd...

August 12, 2019

Time for some Pironkova: The ATP + WTA Tour Fan Favourites as recommended by our listeners; Part two - the women

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot: Extra Slice, Joel and Kim delve into the territory of the fan favourite. The elusive, eccentric, often obscure players we love to follow on the ATP and WTA circuits; despite them per...

August 12, 2019

Passing the no.1 ranking hot potato: Rogers Cup + Coupe Rogers review, Cincinnati preview, Osaka back at No. 1, Medvedev‘s hot streak, Federer + Nadal join ATP Player council, Murray singles return

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim discuss this week's key talking points from the Rogers Cup and Coupe Rogers. They also look ahead to the Cincinnati Masters and reflect on ...

August 08, 2019

Finally, we can talk about Denis Istomin!: The ATP + WTA Tour Fan Favourites as recommended by our listeners; Part one - the men

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot: Extra Slice, Joel and Kim delve into the territory of the fan favourite. The elusive, eccentric, often obscure players we love to follow on the ATP and WTA circuits; despite them per...

August 04, 2019

To the land of maple syrup: Rogers Cup + Coupe Rogers preview, Kyrgios entertains Washington, Coco Gauff + Murray bros return to court, Thiem captures Kitbuhel, Sabalenka finds form in San Jose, Schwartzman triumphs in Los Cabos

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim preview the Rogers Cup and Coupe Rogers out in Toronto and Montreal. They also round up this week's action from Washington, San Jose, Los C...

August 01, 2019

Come on Tim!: Tennis pet peeves part 2 featuring Wannabe coaches, Drunk fans, Excessive ball bouncers and more! Crowd-sourced by our listeners.

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot: Extra Slice, Joel and Kim discuss more of their pet peeves when attending and watching live tennis! Fuelled by listener bugbears and recent Wimbledon experiences; they vent out their...

July 29, 2019

Show us a maiden: 1st time champions dominate including Jarry and Ferro; Basilashvilli wins Hamburg; Zverev splits from Lendl; Norrie and Evans perform well in Atlanta; Tomic's Wimbledon prize money denied

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim round up results from the past two weeks on the ATP/WTA Tour. With maiden titles galore, Brits on form in Atlanta and an odd shaped trophy ...

July 23, 2019

Let's get (tennis) quizzical: The '2019 ATP/WTA Season So Far' QUIZ with Joel & Kim

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim put each other to the test with a mid season review of the year quiz! Play as you listen along and see how much you recall from the first 7...

July 14, 2019

Wimbledon Day #12 and Day #13 catch-up: Sensational Simona; Djokovic claims 5th title; Cabal and Farah capture men's doubles in epic; Ladies doubles switch debate; Juniors + wheelchair round-up

In the latest episode of The Passing Shot, your tennis catch-up podcast, Joel and Kim look back on a weekend of finals at Wimbledon 2019. They discuss the thrilling 5 set final between Djokovic and Federer; and reflect on the...