Same Year, New Us

Same Year, New Us

Levels done change at Black Spin Global HQ!

For the first time we come to you in full 4K colour glory. "It's different."

Lucy and Eugene talk all things clay-court season and much more including Frances Tiafoe bagging his second ATP Tour title after an epic weekend in Houston.

Alycia Parks reaching the third round in Madrid under the guidance of her father and coach Michael Parks.

We shine a light on Elias Ymer, the first Swede to be invited to Harvard Business School, who had a good week in Marrakech after coming through qualifying.

A lot went down in Charleston where Sachia Vickery, Hailey Baptiste, Madison Keys and Sloane Stephens all featured (shout out to the winner Ons Jabeur North African sister).

We spend time talking about the stacked Porsche Tennis Grand Prix field in Stuttgart with Coco Gauff (no longer working with Diego Moyano), Parks and Emma Raducanu. Our guy Tumaini Carayol’s article on the event’s “limited field” is here:

Ben Shelton, aka the “Human Highlight Reel”, continues to wow the crowds in his first full season on the tour where he’s enjoying seeded-player privileges.

Queen Serena Williams gets a shout out after her pregnancy announcement, we give Frenchman Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard his props for winning his first Challenger Tour title and finish up with our opinions on Rafael Nadal’s injury woes, Novak Djokovic being allowed in America and the ATP’s plans to adopt electronic line calling across all events from 2025.

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