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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E24

🎙️Latest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E24🎙️

🌟 Another light and shade episode from Karen Self and Ren Soni 🌟

🙏 We pay tribute to the late Manolo Santana, the Godfather of Spanish tennis;

🗣 USTA CEO Michael Dowse resigns – good or bad?

🇫🇷 Amelie Mauresmo new tournament director of French Open;

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

🚀 A reminder that our first magazine, a WTA special, is launching on 29th Dec on our website www.followthetours.com

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Wimbledon Disappointment All Round

Wimbledon logo by Hillarie (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Did you manage to get a ticket for Wimbledon? No, me neither. There I was all present and correct on the dot at 1 pm with my code only to be told I was one billion in the queue, giving me about the same chance of getting tickets as winning Wimbledon itself.

Perhaps Queens had scheduled Andy Murray’s match second to console all the British fans who tried and failed in the online queue (can’t escape queuing when it comes to anything to do … Read the rest

Plus ça change Andy, plus ça change

There’s a famous quote attributed to Albert Einstein where he defines insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  Obviously no tennis coach except Ivan Lendl has managed to point out this truism to Andy Murray, or if they have, he has chosen to ignore it.  Unfortunately for him, it is the sole reason why he has now lost yet another Grand Slam final.

Andy has, of course, had the misfortune to play in probably the greatest era of … Read the rest