Joel Drucker Interview: Fixing Doubles on the Pro Tour

Joel Drucker - tennis writer
Joel Drucker

In this episode, Will talks with Joel Drucker who has covered tennis for over 30 years and had his work featured on HBO, CBS, The Tennis Channel, the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Forbes, the LA Times, and many more.

We discuss his recent article on, A Letter to ATP Doubles Players: Life in the After Bryan Brothers Era. In it, he has five great ideas on how pro players can help grow the game of doubles.

We also discuss how doubles strategy has evolved over the years. Joel shares some great stories, including his experience playing tennis with John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, the Bryan brothers, and the Jensen brothers.

Interview Notes from this Podcast

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Will Boucek is the Founder & CEO of The Tennis Tribe. He has played tennis for over two decades, including in college. Will has worked with ATP & WTA tour players and coaches. He currently lives in Austin TX where he plays USTA leagues & tournaments, writes about tennis, and teaches doubles workshops.