Tumaini Carayol, Sportswriter at the Guardian, sits in with us for this latest episode
Roundup Roger Federer is done for the year after having knee surgery. Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are not keen on the US Open due to travel restrictions. Tournament’s fate to be decided imminently.
ATP-WTA and Black Lives Matter Both institutions were very slow to react to Frances Tiafoe’s powerful protest video, along with tweets and posts from players addressing racial inequality. Taylor Townsend was unfiltered on Tennis United.
Tumaini Carayol Journey into tennis – from playing the sport as a child, to starting a blog in his teens to now being one of the few black journalists in tennis media. Tumaini also names some exciting African players to look out for and much more.
This Time Last Year Felix Auger-Aliassime, playing in his first ever ATP-level grass-court tournament, nearly went all the way in Stuttgart… beat Dustin Brown in the quarters, lost to Matteo Berrettini in the final.