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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 French Open Catch-Up: Finals - Comeback King Djokovic rules Tsitsipas in 5; Queen Krejcikova captures singles + doubles titles; CAS results!; Is Djokovic on for a Golden Slam?; Federer back in Halle; Murray Queens expectationsJune 13, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Semi Finals - Djokovic dethrones Nadal in epic; Crowd curfew cancelled!; Tsitsipas sinks Zverev in 5; Cool Krejcikova overcomes Sakkari; Pavs passes Zidansek test; Brit Salisbury wins mixedJune 12, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Quarter Finals - Sakkari stuns Swiatek; Djokovic downs Berrettini; Nadal sees off Schwartzman; Lucky no. 7 for Pavs; Krejcikova + Zidansek surprise; The Singles-Doubles slam conundrumJune 09, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Round Four - Djokovic survives; Federer withdraws; Serena + Azarenka faulter; Gauff reaches new heights; Tsitsipas-Medvedev night popcornJune 07, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Round Three - Federer fights; Sabalenka stunned; Big 3 vs. Italy; Sloane Stephens delight; Medvedev finds clay mojo; CAS update; Grass season begins!June 06, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Round Two - Barty's hip heartbreak; Federer's time violation; Swiatek & Sabalenka dominant; Opelka leads 'USA Fab 4' into R3; Mektic/Pavic out with covid; Will Badosa seize void left by Osaka?June 03, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Round One - Naomi Osaka withdrawal reaction; Top seeds Thiem, Rublev & Muguruza dumped out; Kvitova's freak injury; Big 3 progress smoothly; Serena kicks-off Night sessions; Norrie sole Brit survivorJune 01, 2021 Episode artwork The French Open Catch-Up: Draws Preview - Big 3 together; Tsitsipas in open bottom half; Barty/Swiatek collision course; Osaka's media no thanks; Bublik-Medvedev R1 madness; How will Serena do?; Predictions + CAS announced!May 28, 2021 Episode artwork Passing Shot meets... Lewis, founder of TNNS Live Scores app on Helping fans stay on top of the always-on tennis calendar, Roger Federer's backhand and Christmas Day presents.May 26, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Ruud in rude health in Geneva; Gauff doubles up in Parma; Tsitsipas rolls on as Norrie stands out in Lyon; Indian Wells back on; 2022 Aus. Open abroad?May 23, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Rome No.10 for Nadal after Djokovic battle; Double-bagel Swiatek stuns Pliskova; Murray skips French Open; Osaka leads Olympics uncertainty; Federer back in Geneva; Barty + Halep injury doubtsMay 16, 2021 Episode artwork The Passing Shot x TNNS Live Scores App partnership announcement!May 12, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Zverev finds form in Madrid win; Sabalenka storms to title with Barty bagel; ITF need a new BJK Cup finals; Barbora Strycova retirement; Rome previews & predictions: Should we worry about Rafa?May 10, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Osaka ousted by Muchova in Madrid; Norrie falls just short in Estoril; Barty bests Swiatek in Battle of FO champs; Alexandr 'The Dog' Dolgopolov retires; Wimbledon's Middle Sunday axed from 2022May 04, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Rafa rules Barcelona after Tsitsipas epic; More Barty brilliance in Stuttgart; Karatsev stuns Djokovic in MOTY candidate; Paire gets Olympic ban; Thiem's time-off tennis; Pique, Davis Cup & European Super LeagueApril 26, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Tsitsipas masters Monte Carlo; Dan Evans downs Djokovic; Nadal shocked by Rublev; Federer returns to Roland Garros; BJK Cup Play-offs; Davis Cup finals go to 3 venuesApril 19, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Queen Kudermetova reigns in Charleston; Young guns Musetti, Alcaraz + Osorio Serrano make their mark; Delayed French Open fallout; Uncle Toni joins Team Felix; Monte Carlo preview + predictionsApril 11, 2021 Episode artwork The Miami Catch-Up: Hurkacz makes history; Back-to-back Barty brilliance; Osaka bageled; Players vs. Vaccines; Roland Garros uncertainty; GEMS life hitched; Charleston + clay season previewApril 04, 2021 Episode artwork The Miami Catch-Up: Pospisil's ATP Chairman rage; Barty back in business; Medvedev cramps up; Andreescu-Anisimova future rivalry?; Ruusuvuori announces himself; Konjuh's scintillating run; Week 2 previewMarch 29, 2021 Episode artwork Passing Shot meets... Marcus Willis on making memories at Wimbledon 2016, what it's really like on the Futures circuit and THAT match with Roger Federer on Centre CourtMarch 24, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: King Karatsev rules Dubai; Zverev outshines Tsitsipas in Acapulco; Leylah Fernandez arrives in Monterrey; Latest Wimbledon updates; Miami Open Men's and Women's draw previews + predictionsMarch 22, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Majestic Muguruza wins Dubai; Marvelous Medvedev takes Marseille; Djokovic makes ATP No. 1 ranking history; Federer's comeback assessed; Why do Sabalenka + Osaka have similar styles but achieve different results? March 14, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Rublev rules Rotterdam; Kvitova captures 2nd Doha crown; Clara Tauson's breakthrough in Lyon; Federer's tour return; Marcus Willis retirement; Do the ATP + WTA need just one ranking system?March 07, 2021 Episode artwork The Tour Catch-Up: Swiatek sweeps Adelaide; Goffin finds form in Montpellier; Battle of Brits - ENG vs. SCO announced; Popyrin's First in Singapore; Miami Open Prize Money slashed; What next for Ash Barty?February 28, 2021 Episode artwork The Aus. Open Catch-Up: Finals - Ruthless Djokovic stops Medvedev streak for 9th AO title; Outstanding Osaka ousts Brady for 4th slam at 23; Brit Salisbury + Ram out to Polasek/Dodig; Final CAS results; Does Medvedev need a 'super coach' to win a slam?February 21, 2021 Episode artwork