Barcelona, Belgrade, Barty bonanza

Catherine, David and Matt discuss an exhilarating finals weekend of clay-court tennis across Europe. 

Has Aryna Sabalenka conquered clay now after her run to the Stuttgart final? What is Ash Barty’s best surface? How did Aslan Karatsev save 23 break points against Novak Djokovic in Belgrade? In what way has Matteo Berrettini been a forgotten man? Can Stefanos Tsitsipas take belief and confidence from his performance against Rafael Nadal in Barcelona? Why did victory mean so much to Nadal? And how did Sorana Cirstea win her first title in 13 years?  

There’s also news of Bianca Andreescu’s withdrawal from Madrid due to covid and the impressive results of Jenson Brooksby on the ATP Challenger Tour. 

The Tennis Podcast is presented by Catherine Whitaker and David Law, and features Matt Roberts. It is produced on Mondays and Thursdays, and daily during Grand Slam tournaments.


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