There’s a new way to follow the progress of our Canadian players as they continue to take the ATP and WTA Tours by storm.
The likes of Milos Raonic, Eugenie Bouchard, Denis Shapovalov, Félix Auger-Aliassime and Bianca Andreescu, to name just a few, are on a quest to conquer the tennis world and you can keep up to date with all the latest news and views with Match Point Canada – the new and Official Podcast of Tennis Canada.
Hosted by Canadian tennis writer and analyst Mike McIntyre and Sportsnet 590 the FAN radio broadcaster Ben Lewis, Match Point Canada is the latest incarnation of The Southpaw Slice, the country’s go-to tennis podcast, providing weekly coverage of the ATP and WTA with a focus on Canada’s top players.
“We are both thrilled to lend our voice and analysis to Match Point Canada,” said Lewis and McIntyre. “The sport of tennis in this country has made exceptional strides over the past several years and is now at the height of its powers. Our goal has been to provide thoughtful insight, information, and colourful guests to help keep our listeners dialed-in and informed on the latest coverage from Canadian players and both the ATP and WTA.”
Recorded every Monday in downtown Toronto, Match Point Canada will recap the previous week’s action and look ahead to the following seven days, including coverage all four Grand Slams and the globe’s top tournaments. It will also feature regular interviews with insider guests and Canadian tennis stars, making it a must-listen for any tennis enthusiast.
But that’s not all…
With Rogers Cup presented by National Bank just around the corner, listeners can look forward to an episode of Match Point Canada every day during the tournament as the world’s top tennis stars descend on Toronto’s Sobeys Stadium and Stade IGA in Montreal to compete for the coveted title.
Tennis Canada has a mission to lead the growth of the sport in Canada with a vision to become a world-leading tennis nation. The launch of Match Point Canada represents another example of the association’s desire to inspire the next generation of tennis stars through increased coverage of the country’s high-performance players and its engine, Rogers Cup presented by National Bank.
Be sure to follow the podcast on Twitter and Instagram at @MatchPointCAN.
New to podcasting?
For those of you that are unfamiliar with podcasting, we’re here to bring you up to date. Essentially, podcasts are a series of episodic audio content that can be downloaded, subscribed to and listened to at your convenience using your smart devices.
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Podcasts are a great source of information and provide an enjoyable way of digesting the latest news in a typically light-hearted format, while also tackling some hard-hitting issues.
Want to hear the latest opinions on your favourite sport while on the commute to work, on a flight or chilling out at home? Podcasts are your new best friend. And, if you’re a tennis fan, Match Point Canada is the one for you!