In this episode, Hanlon Walsh, our content writer and social media manager, joins the podcast to talk about what has happened on the doubles tours in 2022, what will happen during the second half of the year, and Wimbledon.
On top of lots of analysis on which teams and individuals are playing well, we also throw in some strategy based on what the top teams are doing.
During this episode, we’ll talk about some surprise doubles storylines, hot teams, and more.
A few of the topics include:
- John Isner’s 2022 doubles breakthrough.
- Who the best doubles player in the world is.
- What could happen at Wimbledon?
- The future of professional doubles.
So far, this season has been must-watch, and with rumors of players like Coco Gauff and Jack Sock teaming up for mixed doubles at Wimbledon, it’s only going to get better. After listening, you’ll be caught up on all things doubles and what to look forward to.
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Interview Notes from this Podcast
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- Mid-Season Review
- Lots of singles players have dominated in doubles, with Nick Kyrgios/Thanasi Kokkinakis winning the Australian Open and John Isner having a huge breakthrough at the Indian Wells Masters, and Miami Open.
- The two hottest teams have been Wesley Koolhof/Neal Skupski and Jean-Julien Rojer/Marcelo Arevalo.
- The ATP has had a lot of consistency at the top in doubles.
- Lots of turnover and team separation from the previous year.
- Katerina Siniakova is playing exceptionally well and Gaby Dabrowski/Giuliana Olmos have been playing well together.
- Related Podcast: Gaby Dabrowski Interview
- American’s Coco Gauff and Serena Williams have both been playing good doubles (not together).
- What’s Ahead
- Who will Coco Gauff play with at major tournaments?
- Will Krejcikova stay healthy?
- Which players will make a comeback?
- Other People/Things Mentioned
- ATP Doubles Rankings | 2022 Team Rankings (top 8 make year-end finals in November)
- WTA Doubles Rankings | 2022 Team Rankings (top 8 make year-end finals in November)
- Van Sias
- Bryan Brothers
- Hanlon’s article on Serena Williams’ Doubles Career
- “Watch More Doubles” T-shirts (all proceeds go towards supporting pro doubles)
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