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Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E31

🎙️Latest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E31🎙️

🌟 Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss 🌟

• Australian Open review

• Upcoming tournaments preview

• Sport and politics – an unhealthy mix

• In view of the volatile political situation in Russia, should #wta St Petersburg be cancelled?

The 2nd January edition of the FTT magazine is available soon on our website! The theme for the month is Tennis Rebels, Outcasts and Dissidents. In the meanwhile, you can peruse our 1st December edition at www.followthetours.com.… Read the rest

Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E23

🎙️Latest Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E23🎙️

🌟Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss all things WTA ranging from the serious to the silly and the sublime:🌟

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

The sublime:
🎾 The actual end of year … Read the rest

Follow The Tours Tennis Podcast E13

🌟 Latest Follow The Tours tennis podcast 🌟

Karen Self and Ren Soni discuss:

🎾 New Follow The Tours website and digital magazine launch! 🚀

🎾 Legend Billie Jean King as honorary chairperson of ATP San Diego Open needs justification?

🎾 The Laver Cup sans the big 3 – marketing problem or opportunity for Team World?

🎾 WTA round-up – the last player to beat Emma Raducanu wins title!

Join us 👇

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Follow the Tours Tennis Podcast E7

I was delighted to be invited to join Karen Helf of Follow the Tours Tennis Podcast to discuss pertinent issues regarding tennis governance and how the game can serve the players and fans better.

Topics discussed included player welfare, within the context of Naomi Osaka’s dramatic withdrawal from the French Open; the struggles of lower-level players to make ends meet and the need for better distribution of revenue; the responsibilities of governing bodies and inherent conflicts of interest and the formation of the PTPA, the … Read the rest