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The Passing Shot Tennis Podcast

Joel Girling & Kim Mackenzie

Hosted by Joel & Kim, The Passing Shot was born out of the desire to channel fan passion for the world’s favourite racket sport into a tennis show that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Now, with tens of thousands of downloads under their belt, The Passing Shot brings you weekly catch-ups on the ATP and WTA Tours every Sunday during the season plus interviews with unique guests and round-by-round episodes during Grand Slams. So lend us your ears and we’ll keep you updated on all the latest tennis stories on and off court, with a wandering eye for the sublime to the ridiculous. Ready? Play!

Recent Episodes

The Tour Catch-Up: Djokovic's good intentions; Murray's Melbourne miss; ATP Cup draw + predictions; 2021 schedule updates; Yastremska appeal denied; Tomic's girlfriend's diary disasterJanuary 24, 2021 Episode artwork Passing Shot meets... Tennis on Telly on 2021 Tour schedule; Melbourne quarantine quandary; Compromised flights; Murray's positive; Putintseva's mouse mateJanuary 17, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Sabalenka sizzles; Korda's rise; Francesca Jones Aussie odyssey; Kudla's mid-match positive; Ferrer/Zverev splitJanuary 13, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: ATP/WTA Tour Preview 2021; Querrey's Russia fine; Sunshine Single; Slam predictions; RIP Live Scores appJanuary 05, 2021 Episode artwork The Passing Shot 2021 Crowdfund Appeal - update, how to donate, 2021 pod news, Merry Christmas!December 20, 2020 Episode artwork The Passing Shot 2020 End of Season review - SIXTEEN awards including Player of the Year; Match of the Year; Flop of the Year; Facemask of the Year; Nick Kyrgios Tweet of the Year and more!December 07, 2020 Episode artwork The Passing Shot 2020 End of Season QUIZ - Test your knowledge against Joel & Kim on ATP / WTA Tour trivia, US Open, French Open and all ATP Tour Finals in London!November 29, 2020 Episode artwork The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Masterful Medvedev defeats Thiem to take title; Koolhof + Mektic win doubles on debut; Big 3 changing of the guard?; Australian Open start date in jeopardy; 2021 CROWDFUNDING launch + rewardsNovember 22, 2020 Episode artwork The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Magical Medvedev through undefeated to face Nadal; Djokovic sets up Thiem showdown; Dead rubbers debate; PTPA players look to join ATP Player Council; Jamie Murray leaves Skupski for Soares in 2021November 20, 2020 Episode artwork The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Thiem on top in Group London after Nadal thriller; Djokovic set for resurgent Medvedev; ATP break silence on Zverev situation; Best-of-3/5 sets debate re-emerges; Sinner + Sabalenka victorious in Sofia + LinzNovember 18, 2020 Episode artwork The Tour Finals Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Group Tokyo 1970 and Group London 2020 discussed; Top 8 chances assessed; Is Novak Djokovic favourite for the title?; Final Four predictions; Sofia + Linz updatesNovember 12, 2020 Episode artwork The Passing Shot Crowdfund Campaign 2021 - announcement!November 10, 2020 Episode artwork The Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Medvedev magic in Paris; Nadal joins 1000 ATP tour wins club; Olya Sharypova 'My Story' interview; Top 8 for Tour Finals - first thoughts; Kyrgios opens up about mental health struggles; What does 2021 hold for Federer?November 08, 2020 Episode artwork The Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Rublev claims 5th title of 2020 in Vienna; Sonego delivers a shock to Novak Djokovic; Millman captures maiden crown in Astana; Zverev off-court controversies; Are the current ATP / WTA rankings fit for purpose?November 02, 2020 Episode artwork The Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Sabalenka at the double in Ostrava; Zverev wins successive titles in Cologne; Humbert take honours in Antwerp; Evans-Khachanov Hawkeye controversy; Julia Goerges retirement; Diversity in tennis at Wimbledon + beyondOctober 25, 2020 Episode artwork The Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Rublev rules in St. Petersburg; Querrey jets-off after positive test in Russia; Zverev takes honours in Cologne; Murray joins ATP Player Council; Wimbledon + Australian Open updates; Why can't Auger-Aliassime win finals?October 18, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Finals - Majestic Nadal romps to 13th French Open title in straight sets win over Djokovic; Świątek outplays Kenin for maiden Slam without dropping a set; Federer + Nadal now tied on 20 Slams; CAS resultsOctober 12, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Semifinals - Djokovic topples Tsitsipas despite fightback; Nadal gets revenge over Schwartzman; Świątek marches on with Podoroska blitz; Kenin overcomes Kvitová; Final previews + predictionsOctober 10, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Quarterfinals - Schwartzman defeats Thiem in thriller; Świątek + Podoroska continue fairytale runs; Nadal in record late finish over Sinner; Kvitová + Kenin set semi showdown; Djokovic injury concerns in winOctober 07, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Round 4 - Świątek shocks favourite Halep; Thiem outlasts Gaston; Qualifiers Trevisan + Podoroska progress; Nadal sets up Sinner test; Kvitova + Kenin on collision course; Should Zverev have played with symptoms?October 06, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Round 3 - Wawrinka falls to Wildcard Gaston; Muguruza out to Collins; Korda + Altmaier lead Next Gen. arrivals; Nadal, Djokovic progress as Thiem tames Ruud + Swiatek shocks Halep in R4 - first reaction!October 04, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Round 2 - Serena injury forces withdrawal; Shapovalov demands Hawkeye on clay; Errani calls out Bertens for 'faking injury'; Djokovic + Nadal roll through; Penko Power trumps Pliskova; Is Coco Gauff over-hyped?October 01, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up with Joel & Kim: Round 1 - Azarenka's 'live in Florida' outburst; Wilander on Murray comments; Mladenovic 'double bounce gate'; Giustino wins 6 hour epic; Muguruza survives scare; Is 17 yr. old Clara Tauson the new Wozniacki?September 30, 2020 Episode artwork The French Open Preview Show with Joel & Kim: Djokovic, Nadal, Thiem routes discussed; Halep lands in top-heavy women's half; Wawrinka vs. Murray + Konta vs. Gauff; Will Azarenka's hot streak continue?; Is Muguruza a contender? + CAS announcementSeptember 24, 2020 Episode artwork The Italian Open Catch-Up show with Joel & Kim: Djokovic wins 36th Masters crown; Halep shows French Open credentials; Lorenzo Musetti emergence; Azarenka-Kenin double bagel analysis; Is Nadal favourite for French Open? + Fed Cup renamed BJK CupSeptember 22, 2020 Episode artwork