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Thirty Love: Conversations About Tennis

Jun 11, 2018

Career journalist and passionate tennis fan Ian Katz, who blogs about the sport at Not Up, joins host Thirty Love to recap the French Open triumphs of Simona Halep and Rafael Nadal, look ahead to the rest of the season, and trace the roots of his tennis biases.

Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by...


Jun 4, 2018

On Rafael Nadal's 32nd birthday, Angie Marek and Nicholas Zeitlin join Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to talk about their Rafa fandom, how it blossomed a decade ago, and what they expect from Nadal in the second week of the French Open.

Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere.


May 29, 2018

Phil Dimon, former Williams College player and spokesman for the U.S. Embassy in Uganda, joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to explain how he made his professional tennis debut in Kampala.

Phil on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PhilDimon

Phil's brother Ricky's preview of Phil's futures main-draw debut: 


May 24, 2018

New York Times tennis writer Christopher Clarey joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to preview the French Open, reflect on what makes the tournament unique and challenging, and explain why he loves tennis too much to cover it full time.

Produced and edited by Jorge Estrada, with music by Lee Rosevere.

Clarey on Twitter: 


May 15, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald (accompanied by his 24 dogs) joins Thirty Love host Carl Bialik to preview the documentary he's producing about Martina Navratilova, the social justice pioneer and dominant tennis champ who was his childhood idol.

Glenn on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ggreenwald

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