Podcast #132: Laver Cup and other Tennis Stories!!!

September 26, 2018

So the Laver Cup Chicago 2018 is over and we got so much to say. We discuss the event as well as the drama and hateration surrounding it. We get into Strokes of Genius as well as final thoughts on Serena Williams and the US Open.

DON'T FORGET you can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

NB I, Realz, am getting old. I aged the podcast. You would hear me saying it is podcast #143 but it is actually PODCAST #132!!!

0:01:50 - Realz Resultz for WTA and ATP tour events and Davis Cup results
0:10:00 - Andreen at the Laver Cup
0:44:00 - The Politics of Critiquing Laver Cup
1:24:50 - Commenting on Strokes of Genius (2008 Wimbledon men's final Federer v Nadal)
1:48:00 - The Politics of Critiquing Serena Williams
2:09:50 - Janina gotta go and her family got her on lockdown!!

 

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Podcast #131: US Open 2018 Homegoing

September 10, 2018

This year's final major is OVAH and there is so much to talk about and then the tennis. So join us. You know where to find us on Twitter and there is also the live chat on the sidelines!! Andreen (@A_Gallivant), Janina (@JLR78) and Realz (@RealzTenisFanz)

0:03:30 - Assessing the US Open 2018 on a whole. The Men's game
0:29:50 - The women at the US Open
0:48:00 - Serena Williams at the US Open and the "Final Incident"
2:02:00 - The Struggle of Tennis in the Public Sphere
2:09:45 - US Open Conditions - Armstrong is a Hothouse
2:14:50 - Meeting Maya and US Open Not So Honeydeuce
2:23:20 - Wrapping Up the US Open

 

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Podcast #130: You Better Think About the US Open 2018 Draw Show Part II

August 25, 2018

You betta put some RESPECT in your tweets when you come for us as we discuss the 2018 US Open Singles Draw in #RTFLivecast We had some technical difficulties so this is just the men's singles draw discussion. THEREFORE THIS WEEK a 2-PODCAST SERIES!! Do remember to jump to Part I for the women's draw discussion.

You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

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Podcast #130: You Better Think About the US Open 2018 Draw Show Part I

August 25, 2018

You betta put some RESPECT in your tweets when you come for us as we discuss the 2018 US Open Singles Draw in #RTFLivecast We had some technical difficulties so this is just the ladies singles draw. THEREFORE THIS WEEK a 2-PODCAST SERIES!! Do remember to jump to Part II for the men's draw discussion.

You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

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Podcast #129: Federer Fizzled in Foreign Cincy Ohio

August 20, 2018

Our 129th podcast is going into our final take on #CincyTennis as we get ready for the US Open starting next Monday (8/27). We get into all the matters regarding the tennis and some other issues that always crop up in tennis.

0:00:01 - Introductions
0:11:00 - Women's Cincy Report (Halep's fatigue, Serena Report etc, Depth of the women's tour)
0:40:30 - Men's report (Failure of the youngins to take out the veterans, Federer's failing, Djoker's Mastership/Golden Showers)
1:04:20 - Moving forward to the US Open and the upcoming draw show.
1:07:20 - Janina reflecting on her Cincy experience
1:20:10 - Wrapping Up (Sergiy's comments, Davis Cup and players effectiveness at communicating their ideas and issues)

You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

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Podcast #128: Live from Foreign, Ohio Part II

August 14, 2018

We are back again for another quick podcast though not short of course :-) centered around Janina's behind the scenes exploration of the Cincinnati Masters aka Western & Southern Open. We going into her all access hours with the top women and men of the WTA and ATP including Serena and Federer and finding out who never to ride with on the WTA. You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on YouTube, Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

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Podcast #127: Live from Foreign Ohio

August 13, 2018

This is our 127th episode and we are coming to you live from Mason, Cincinnati, Foreign Ohio. At least Janina is at the tournament representing the Federer of Tennis podcasts proudly! This is the first part of hopefully 3 part series regarding this tuneup event for the 50th edition of the US Open. So it is clearly one of the biggest events on the tennis calendar. And speaking of calendars, Tony of Tony's calendars @tjc05 on Twitter made an appearance also live from . You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

0:03:00 - Janina live on the ground from Mason/Cincinnati Foreign, Ohio
0:30:10 - Dealing with the ladies event in Montreal. Halep v Sloane. 0:39:55 - Simona being political? Crowd control and Scheduling
0:54:05 - Early buzz for the US Open women's singles draw
0:56:35 - Shuai Peng v Alyson Van Utyvanck v Stalking v Tennis Integrity Unit
1:08:30 ATP Toronto Divadal v Stefanos and the potential for the Next Gen!
1:21:20 - That first set of Cilic v Divadal though! Discussing a future on tour without the Top 3!
1:39:55 - Wrapping Up!!!

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Podcast #126: Summer 2018 is Hot but the Tennis is Not!!!!

August 7, 2018

So are back after a seemingly hiatus from tennis after Wimbledon 2018. However, we have a jammed packed episode for you. It is so packed that we couldn't pack some interesting nuggets in there which will have to go into next episode. You can tweet us @A_Gallivant (Andreen), @JLR78 (Janina) and @RealzTenisFanz (Realz) or comment below. You can also catch this episode and all episodes on Podbean and iTunes!!! DON'T FORGET TO COMMENT!!!

0:04:55 - Realz Resultz with all twenty billion clay court tournaments (ATP Newport, Umag, Bastad, Hamburg, Atlanta, Gstaad, Washington, Los Cabos, and Kitzbuhel and WTA Bucharest, Gstaad, Nanchang, Moscou, San Jose and Washington)
0:21:50 - Andreen at the Washington Event. When do we stop play? Murray v the machination of Corporate tennis
0:51:25 - Davis Cup Proposed Changes
1:11:00 - Ranking changes and jockeying for year ending positions for both the ATP and WTA.
1:26:15 - Serena and her comeback post baby dealing with it all (Very curious to hear your views on this matter. COMMENT BELOW ON THIS OR ANYTHING ELSE)
1:52:05 - Sveta and that messy kit. Wrapping up!!
2:01:25 - Janina will be in Cincy for the earlier parts of event. Look her up!!!

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Podcast #125: Wimbledon 2018 is Gone and Will be Forgotten

July 16, 2018

Welcome to our wrap up show of Wimbledon 2018 and we are here to bury it. There was hardly any redeeming qualities about this entire 2 weeks. However, we have a guest who made it there to tell us that it actually happened Angie aka (@Angs2014 on Twitter). So join us. You know where to find us on Twitter and there is also the live chat on the sidelines!! Andreen (@A_Gallivant), Janina (@JLR78) and Realz (@RealzTenisFanz) DONT FORGET TO COMMENT BELOW

0:03:30 - Women's Draw
0:55:50 - Men's Draw a lil bit as we wait for our guest Angie Not Kerber.
1:03:20 - Our guest Angie (@Angs2014 on Twitter) on her Wimbledon 2018 experience including doing the overnight queue for Centre Court tickets to see Roger Federer. She also met #QueenVee and #LeMonfils.
1:44:58 - Janina on Novak being back! Unless you're the Big 3, you're not winning a major anytime soon.

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Podcast #124: Middle Sunday Wimbledon Holy Brunch

July 9, 2018

We are here for another exciting episode of this podcast and we are coming at you live as it is Middle Sunday and you got nothing better to do with yourself.

So join us. You know where to find us on Twitter and there is also the live chat on the sidelines!!

Andreen (@A_Gallivant), Janina (@JLR78) and Realz (@RealzTenisFanz)

We discuss the women and men's draws as well as so many scattered seeds out of the tournament so far. Is this really a thing to be concerned and alarmed by? The surprises and disappointments plus the usual messy suspects. 

We discuss who will most likely lift the trophy come Saturday/Sunday.
-Venus. How can we not talk about Venus? Should we even talk about her?
-Did Tiafoe tank or folks just getting on the players who aren't white again?
-Can we discuss Federer moving to Uniqlo and what this really means?
-Is Devil Djoker back with all his powers? What about Serena?
-Bartoli on the brown players
-Faux Feminism

And some other fun topics. So much to choose from. You can also find us on Podbean and iTunes

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