Christopher Eubanks pumps his fist.

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He’s one of many rising American stars on the ATP circuit, and recently achieved a career high ranking of No. 102.

26-year-old Christopher Eubanks is this week’s guest on Match Point Canada as Ben Lewis engages him in a wide-ranging interview.

Eubanks reflects on achieving new milestones, having rivalries in sport, and what he took away from the college tennis experience at Georgia Tech.

“When you’re a college athlete, you’re obviously managing classes, tennis, the little bit of social life you’re able to have… trying to fit all of that that through the course of 24 hours can be tough.”

“I think the time management skills that I was able to own in college helped me when I got on tour.”

Eubanks has enjoyed strong results over the past several months, advancing to two ATP Challenger finals in the fall and qualifying for the main draw of the Australian Open for the first time in his career.

He said a mindset shift has allowed him to break new ground and enjoy better results.

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“I think now, it’s embracing not focusing as much on certain benchmarks or goals, and just enjoying the process, enjoying getting up and training and working on the areas of my game I need to get better.”

Meantime, Mike and Ben offer analysis and insights on action that’s unfolded on the tours the last two weeks.

Daniil Medvedev notched a second consecutive title, winning in Doha, while Andy Murray wowed us with his remarkable run to the final, saving multiple match points along the way.

As Novak Djokovic broke another record, now holding the world no. 1 ranking for an incredible 378 weeks – we ask, who could pose the greatest challenge to him moving forward? He’s set to make his return this week in Dubai.

Carlos Alcaraz also made an electric return to the tour with a title in Argentina and runner-up finish in Rio.

On the women’s side, Barbora Krejcikova amazed us with her title at the Dubai Tennis Championships, defeating Iga Swiatek 6-4, 6-2 in the final.

The hosts also evaluate performances from Canadians Leylah Annie Fernandez and Bianca Andreescu, and get ready for the action ahead this week from Mexico.

Listen to our newest episode of Match Point Canada, available on MegaphoneApple Podcasts, or Spotify below. Enjoy!