Episodes
We teamed up with Billie Jean King and Sports Illustrated to break down the legacy of Title IX and of the Battle of the Sexes, 50 years on—but before we do, we can't help ourselves and talk about what is and what ISN'T a sport. Golf, you're on notice, and pickleball—pack your things. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 09/23/22
Caitlin talks to America’s Coach Rennae Stubbs about her run in Serena Williams’ player box, rubbing elbows with the lovely Anna Wintour, and we recap Racquet House and the US Open feat. new personalities like Carlitos Alcaraz and his one-inch punch as well as Oatmeal Stallion aka Casper Ruud. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 09/14/22
We talk about—what else?—Serena's annoucement that she's evolving away from tennis, tbd when exactly, but sometime after the US Open. With that in mind, is there anything else to hold our focus during this US Open hardcourt season? We find a way to chat about Nick Kyrgios, Naomi Osaka and Rennae's favorite: Twitter trolls. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.
Published 08/09/22
Male tennis players, get your house in order! In this very special Middle Sunday Wimbledon special, Rennae and Caitlin catch up on the roof at the All England to talk about your faves (your least faves) and some wildly erratic behavior from at least half the draw. Despite what Rennae says, please DO tune into her Legends matches—you'll probably get to see her dive. This episode is sponsored by Sakara, and right now, Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go...
Published 07/04/22
The secret weapon behind world No. 1 Iga Swiatek's dominance—her mental coach, who puts an emphasis on being a whole person with a happy and healthy relationship with tennis—joins Rennae to talk about her past as an elite athlete and how every person can learn from their work. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/14/22
We recap the great clay season that was: ending with Rafa and Iga lifting Roland Garros trophies as well as playing through the pain, from the juniors to the legends, and look ahead to British Summer, served on grass. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/06/22
Our classic midweek tournament recap episode, Rennae gives a report from behind the scenes at Roland Garros while Caitlin has FOMO for not being there, plus a rant about throwing racquets and a strong endorsement of les Legendes! This episode is sponsored by Sakara. Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/racquet or enter code RACQUET at checkout. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/29/22
The player otherwise known as Dasha Gavrilova sits down with Rennae en route to a title in Strasbourg to talk about staying positive through a few years of continuous injuries, her childhood spent in Russia and a journey to Australia that led her to the top of the ranks and married to fellow player Luke Saville. This episode is sponsored by Sakara. Sakara is offering our listeners 20% off their first order when they go to Sakara.com/racquet or enter code RACQUET at checkout. See...
Published 05/22/22
The Ukranian player opens up about growing up on tour, traveling with her mom and playing pro tennis while a war rages in her homeland. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/04/22
The UCLA standout sits down with Rennae to talk about her transition from collegiate star to finding success on the WTA tour, rehabbing an injury and where it all goes from here. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/27/22
BNP Paribas USA CEO Jean-Yves Fillion joins Rennae at a live event in the California desert to discuss the way the French bank is pushing for a more socially equitable, diverse and sustainable future of the sport. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/08/22
After a lengthy state of the union—a new women's number one, Carlito Alcaraz's bright future and the scourge of racquet abuse—Big Foe sits down with Rennae to talk about his comeback after injury, playing mixed doubles with Venus and the origin of that distinctive forehand. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 04/01/22
The "Barcelona Bumblebee" talks about the mentality it took to get her 14 Slams, how retirement has been treating her, and what she REALLY thought about her portrayal in the film King Richard. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 03/25/22
Rennae and Caitlin recap a glorious (for the women, anyway) two weeks in the desert and look ahead to the rest of the year. Then Rennae sits down with BNP Paribas US CEO Jean-Yves Fillion to talk about what his organization is doing to address inequity and access in the world of tennis. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/19/21
A failed road trip podcast (but a successful road trip) brings your favorite duo to the desert just in time for the BNP Paribas, and a surprise live event with our favorite friends at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 10/05/21
Coming to you live from the Wilson Pop Up Museum in New York's SoHo, Rennae and Caitlin dive into the post-US Open Fall season, featuring an inexplicably punctuated Czech tournament, the perils of doing business in unsavory places and we generously give the Laver Cup an opportunity to do better.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/24/21
The US Open recap episode you've been waiting for, featuring bonus houseguest, competent laundress and eight-time slam champion Sam Stosur.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 09/13/21
Rennae is back from the All England to recap the highs and lows of Wimbeldon—if it's not one scam, it's another—and we preview what we hope is an incredibly exciting Olympics!   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/14/21
Rennae is on the precipice of being loosed from the player’s bubble (and headed to the pub) but before we let her out, she and Caitlin have a middle-Sunday check in after a scintillating week featuring wins, losses and injuries both real and imagined at the All England.    See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 07/04/21
Rennae checks in from the bubble at the All England Lawn Tennis club just in time to join Caitlin in previewing this year's Wimbledon Championships! Both draws are scattered with heavy favorites, sentimental sendoffs, dangerous lurkers... and whatever Benoit Paire is! Plus, we discuss the Venus Williams & Nick Kyrgios Mixed Doubles Movement as well as hand out a few dick kicks.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/27/21
A special short pod this morning explaining how we got from notes App to a nuclear standoff in the tennis versus Naomi Osaka debacle.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 06/01/21
It's half Roland Garros preview, half breakdown of the seismic Naomi Osaka press boycott! In Rennae's last stateside episode, count how many times Caitlin says "baffling" and hear them try to parse what this French Open means for today and tomorrow.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/31/21
Rennae talks with the Arab world's most famous tennis player (and drop-shot specialist) about growing up watching Andy Roddick, enjoying her steady climb up the rankings and how she deals with her tennis fame back in Tunisia.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/10/21
Fresh off retirement, the grand slam doubles champ sits down with Rennae and Caitlin to talk about empathy, finding her mission, tennis parents and—plot twist—Justin Gimelstob.   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Published 05/03/21