Wimbledon stripped of ranking points & Inside Roland Garros Media Day
We begin by discussing the fact that the ATP, WTA and ITF have decided to strip Wimbledon of ranking points over its decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players. What are the main factors behind this decision? What other options were available to them? Will this lead to further stand offs between the tours and the Grand Slams? And why have the ATP and WTA not stripped tour events of ranking points too?
We then switch to talking about the headlines from an excellent media day at Roland Garros, which Catherine, David and Matt all attended. Perhaps the highlight was the way in which the leading WTA players - Naomi Osaka, Iga Swiatek, Ons Jabeur and Paula Badosa - all opened up, revealing so much about how they're feeling. On the men's side, Novak Djokovic's game face and Rafael Nadal's humour got our attention.
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