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Follow The Tours Tennis Magazine E1 WTA Special

๐Ÿš€ Our first ever ๐ŸŽพ Follow The Tours ๐ŸŽพ tennis magazine is now up on our website!

The 1st edition is a ๐ŸŒŸWTA special๐ŸŒŸ featuring:

๐Ÿ“– A review of Billie Jean King’s autobiography All In

๐ŸŽพ History of the Original 9 – the pioneering women who formed the first professional women’s tour

๐Ÿ—ฃ Profile of CEO Steve Simon and his brave response to Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai’s disappearance

๐Ÿค” Where are the female coaches?

๐Ÿ† Australian Open 2022 preview

And more!… Read the rest

Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast Novak Djokovic v Australian State Part 2 E29

๐ŸŽ™๏ธLatest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E29๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

โš– Novak Djokovic vs the Australian State ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Part 2

๐ŸŒŸ Karen Self and Ren Soni take opposing sides as they debate: ๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿ—ฃ Who’s to blame;

๐ŸŽพ Novak Djokovic – principled or cynical?

โ†ฉ๏ธ CraigTiley and Tennis Australia’s U-turn on the no vax no play policy – why?

โญ๏ธ What happens next?

Join us ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast Novak Djokovic v Australian State Part 1 E28

๐ŸŽ™๏ธFollow The Tours’ first tennis podcast of 2022, recorded as Novak Djokovic faced deportation from Australia E28๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

๐ŸŒŸ Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss ๐ŸŒŸ

๐ŸŽพ Origins of the Australian Openย crisis;

๐ŸŽพ How it unfolded with facts and quotes;

๐ŸŽพ Who’s to blame?

๐ŸŽพ Who’s REALLY getting special treatment;

๐ŸŽพ The legal implications.

Join us ๐Ÿ‘‡

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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E24

๐ŸŽ™๏ธLatest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E24๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

๐ŸŒŸ Another light and shade episode from Karen Self and Ren Soni ๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿ™ We pay tribute to the late Manolo Santana, the Godfather of Spanish tennis;

๐Ÿ—ฃ USTA CEO Michael Dowse resigns – good or bad?

๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทย Amelie Mauresmo new tournament director of French Open;

๐Ÿฅณ More silliness with ATP ‘Razzie’ awards – stupidest fine, anyone?

๐Ÿš€ A reminder that our first magazine, a WTA special, is launching on 29th Dec on our websiteย www.followthetours.com

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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E23

๐ŸŽ™๏ธLatest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E23๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

๐ŸŒŸKaren Self and Ren Soni discuss all things WTA ranging from the serious to the silly and the sublime:๐ŸŒŸ

The serious:
๐Ÿ—ฃ The WTA’s courageous withdrawal from China in support of Peng Shuai, the possibility of a Winter Olympics boycott, and the future for sports globalization.

The silly:
๐Ÿฅณ Some light-hearted Christmas cheer as we announce our alternate end of year awards from best karaoke singer to fastest bun tier.

The sublime:
๐ŸŽพ The actual end of year … Read the rest

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