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Mladenovic needs to learn some perspective news Sep 03, 2020

By Val Febbo

Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic knows how to be controversial and cause tension in numerous situations, and her venture to New York’s famous bubble is no different.

Following...

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Has your coaching vision changed over your career? q&a Sep 01, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

So this week's question is "has my vision, my motivation changed in my coaching career and my coaching journey?"

Absolutely. You know, there's no doubt when I first started...

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Tournament Play podcast Aug 29, 2020

Marc Sophoulis

Thanks for joining us once again here on Crunching the Numbers. You have Marc Sophoulis and Shane Liyanage from Data Driven Sports Analytics. Shane, thank you once again for joining...

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Inside the New York Bubble news Aug 29, 2020

By Val Febbo

Australian star Luke Saville says that the USTA have done a good job of setting up the now famous New York ‘bubble’ where players will remain unless they are at the courts...

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The chance meeting that changed my life news Aug 28, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

It was a chance meeting in 2013, at the Australian Open players café that lead to arguably the most amazing experiences in my tennis life. Sitting in the crowded lunchroom,...

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10 Steps to Becoming a Successful 'High Performance' Coach' coaching philosophy Aug 27, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

So, you have made the decision to become a career coach working in ‘High Performance’ sport?


The definition of 'High Performance' is usually referred to as the level of...

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It’s time for Novak to own up to his mistake news Aug 24, 2020

By Val Febbo

The Adria Tour, one of the most disastrous notions for tennis in recent memory. The ill fated tour was organised by Novak Djokovic to bring some of tennis’ biggest names to a...

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Understanding the Player podcasts Aug 22, 2020

 

Marc Sophoulis

Welcome to another episode of Crunching the Numbers with Marc Sophoulis and Shane Liyanage from Data Driven Sports Analytics. Shane, thank you so much for joining us...

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Get the eraser for that US Open asterisk news podcasts Aug 20, 2020

By Val Febbo

I was a very staunch believer that the US Open should boast an asterisk next to each winner’s name in 2020 due to the withdrawals of some of tennis’ biggest names. However...

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Striking a balance - Early specialisation vs diversification coaching philosophy Aug 19, 2020

By George Vogiatzis

We have all heard the glory stories. It goes something like this:

“Child picks up racquet at three, shows talent, dedicates everyday to working on their craft, tennis is...

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Formula One forges the way that tennis has not followed news Aug 18, 2020

By Val Febbo

Formula One and tennis are different sports in many ways, but the travel component of both is something that neither can avoid, but it can be managed.

In the Covid year of 2020 F1...

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What are the biggest mistakes you've made as a coach? q&a Aug 17, 2020

Thanks Mario for your question around the biggest mistakes I've made as a coach. I feel like I've made a lot and probably that's why I've gotten to the place in my coaching that I'm at. I feel like...

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