Podcast #74: 2016 is Finally OVER!!!!

November 29, 2016

Thank the tennis gods that we have all survived the tennis year of 2016 though not whole but certainly in some format. Janina, Andreen et moi will be concluding the year with the ATP finals, Davis Cup and a recap of all the major happenings of this despicable year. Nonetheless, we have to be thankful no one died though there was a murder!!! Don't forget to tweet us at @A_Galivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz). You can also find us on iTunes and Podbean!!! Thank you for an AMAZING 2016 with all the fanz!!

0:00:01 - Realz Introduction
0:04:45 - Realz Newz (Andreen's London and the ATP Finals plus the Argentine Davis Cup with tidbits with our New Number 1 Andy Murray)
0:37:40 - Categories/Nomination for 2016 Realz Tenis Fanz Awards
0:38:55 - Best Vulture Moment
0:44:50 - Worst Marketing Idea
0:53:55 - Best Beef of 2016
0:59:25 - Best and Worst Player/Coach Combo
1:03:05 - Match that Fizzled
1:08:08 - Who should Write a Tell All Plus Title?
1:13:18 - Most Memorable Quote
1:15:20 - Best Worst/Busted Tournament
1:20:20 - Breakout Moment of the Year
1:25:35 - When you realized that 2016 needed to be over
1:33:00 - Fanz Most Memorable Moments of 2016

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RTF Special: America Goddam - Post 11/9 Elections

November 12, 2016

The RTF crew is in shock and mourning ... we have to come to terms with this result so we open our hearts, minds and souls as we try to process it all.

Don't forget to tweet us @A_Galivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealTenisFanz (Realz). You can also find us on Podbean, iTunes and Facebook.

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Podcast #73: WTA Vulture Finals

October 31, 2016
The RTF is back to tennis as we discuss the WTA finals and the two basic men's events in Vienna and Basel. We get into all the knitty gritty as we soon come to the conclusion of the 2016 tennis year!!!  Andreen (@A_Gallivant), Janina (@JLR78) et Realz (@RealzTenisFanz) are on Twitter and you can also find us on YouTube and iTunes!! Don't forget to comment BELOW, SHARE!!

0:04:00 - WTA Vulture Finals and Singapore Fashion and who was in the finals last year???
0:52:35 - Tsonga Hair
0:57:40 - ATP Basel and Vienna and Murray's funeral march to No.1 ..Wait Federer still in the top 10??
1:27:00 - Fognini's being shady as hell to Pablo 
1:33:15 - Klapping back on Klara Koukalova who tried to come for Serena!!
1:48:20 - Wrapping up ...
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RTF Special: On the 13th Film

October 29, 2016
The RTF Crew as promised brings a live discussion on the new and explosive documentary "13th" by Ava DuVernay. As we are never ones to shy away from meaningful and controversial topics, we decided to take a more poignant tone and explore our feelings and reactions to this amazing piece. We invite you tennis fans and fans of humanity to listen up and comment and share with us we go through it in our unique style. We are here for questions and comments as always. 

Don't forget you can tweet us at @A_Galivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz).
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Podcast #72: Uninspired in Asia!!!

October 18, 2016
We get into the deathly state of the tours right now which has as much excitement as a wake. As usual we are kicking things up a notch and getting into the tennis of lack thereof. Also Realz for some issues with Serena ...

PLEASE NOTE THAT ON 10/28/16 WE WILL BE HAVING A SPECIAL PODCAST TO DISCUSS 13TH THE DOCUMENTARY! IT WILL BE LIVE AND YOU ARE ALL INVITED. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW!!

0:08:05 - Talking about the tennis that we watch (Limited though that may be) 
0:18:40 - Realz not having any of Nole's humming and ripping. And the race for the ATP and WTA's number 1s
0:48:17 - The Fine Tale of Nick Kyrgios 
1:01:15 - Serena and Colin K 
1:19:20 - Maria playing exhibition with Tennis Elites (The inner workings of this mad world) 
1:40:00 Wrapping Up!!
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Podcast #71: Live with our Gurl Meldonium

October 10, 2016

We are live today for a special podcast reacting to the Maria Sharapova's press tour in light of her reduced ban of 24 to 15 months from the CAS (Court of Arbitration for Sports) Join Andreen (@A_Galivant), Janina (@JLR78) et moi (@RealzTenisFanz) as we discuss it all based on the actual documents. You are free to join in the discussion via Twitter and Youtube!! We want to hear from you fanz!! We also discuss much of the latest results in Beijing and Tokyo!!! 

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Podcast #70: For Serena and Us, Black Lives Matter!!!

October 3, 2016
We got our Google Hangout spot working again and we are back to our usual shenanigans; sound effects and all. Of course we will be talking about tennis and Janina promises to check Realz for coming for Tomas Berdych!! We have an exciting show for you as you can tell from the description below. Also don't forget to comment below and on all our platforms. @A_Galivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz)! I don't say this enough but THANKS to all our fanz who listen to us all the time. YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST FANZ EVER!!!

0:02:58 - Dealing with the WTA/ATP results that we watched or didn't watch. 
0:17:30 - Tomas and his "appendectomy" 
0:25:45 - The Kei- Factor: Building your fan base and attracting/keeping fans
0:38:00 - Assessing the World Tour Finals and Race for Number 1
0:48:20 - Caroline Wozniacki and Next Generation on the WTA (MONICA SELES PLEASE COACH SOME OF THESE LADIES)
0:58:45 - Djoker no longer interested in being No1 or winning majors!!!
1:09:30 - BLACK LIVES MATTER (Serena and Venus) 
1:25:04 - Venus: "All Lives Matter" Say what now??
1:49:25 - A REALZ GIVEAWAY (Rules and Regulations for free wine)

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Podcast #69: FINALLY we can close the US Open 2016

September 19, 2016

So Janina is FINALLY over her illness which I can assure you was real, verified by non-ATP/WTA trainers. We had some major technical difficulties and was unable to bring this episode live. Therefore, this podcast would not be available on Youtube for the moment. However, our guest Ben Rothenberg graciously hosted us on his media platform and recorded this session for us. 

DISCLAIMER: Please note that all views expressed by Realz (@realztenisfanz), Janina (@JLR78) and Andreen (@A_Galivant) are their own and not necessarily those of Ben Rothenberg who quite ably expressed his own feelings on matters. 
Topics discussed: 
TUEs and Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Venus and Serena Williams 
Targeted selecting of Fancybears
US Open and the winners Angelique Kerber and Stanley Wawrinka. 
Gael Monfils and John McEnroe
Other newz and tidbits. 
DONT FORGET TO COMMENT BELOW!!! 
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Podcast #68: It’s a Labouring Day at the US Open 2016 Live

September 6, 2016
So we are coming LIVE from the US Open 2016 on Labour Day ... At least Andreen et Realz. Janina is stuck in Foreign Ohio ... She didn't get her passport together for the trip. Maybe next year, we'll all be there. Nonetheless, we discussed the US Open Week 1 in all its glorious and mundane details. Serena wins, Venus and Divadal losses as well as the other folks, Why does Djoker feel so weirdly missing from the Open? JMac Messy Mouth, The Fancy French Boys in Action, Taylor Townsend's Tare and many other subjects as only we can ... 

Don't forget this episode and all other episodes can be found on both Youtube and iTunes for your easy listening. You can tweet us and/or comment on all those platforms ESPECIALLY BELOW!! Andreen (@A_Galivant), Janina (@JLR78) and Realz (@RealzTenisFanz)
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Podcast #67: 2016 US Open Live Draw Show from 1997

August 29, 2016
We are discussing the upcoming US Open 2016 with memories of life back in 1997. A very special year for folks on this podcast as Venus Williams had her "coming out party" in the Big Apple!! The then 17-year-old stormed into the finals in her NYC debut losing to Martina Hingis. We took this year's championships back to 1997 looking at both the men and women's draw through the lens of the world back then. 

Don't forget this episode and all other episodes can be found on both YouTube and iTunes for your easy listening. You can tweet us and/or comment on all those platforms ESPECIALLY BELOW!! Andreen (@A_Galivant), Janina (@JLR78) and Realz (@RealzTenisFanz)
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