Sharapova Is Back, Let’s Have A Kiki


Maria Sharapova made her return to tennis last week in Stuttgart after missing 15 months for a doping ban. René Denfeld was on site and joins us to recap how it all went down. For the second successive week, Nadal makes double digit history, this time winning his tenth Barcelona title. We finish up with a follow-up to last episode's discussion on geopolitics and nationalism, this time regarding Dan Evans and his continued xenophobia.


01:30 Etceteras: Serena claps back, Roger in Paris, and Khachanov's thighs

07:30 Maria's pressers in Stuttgart

13:43 Maria and Max: an alternate theory

18:34 Talk shit, get hit? Not Kiki

20:35 Noooooobody wants to face Siegemund on clay

26:44 René Denfeld: "one of the brightest lights of Tennis Twitter" reports on Stuttgart

53:04 What to make of Mladenovic and her breakout season

60:04 What's going on with WTA Reactions?

62:32 Rafa's La Décima tour continues in Barcelona

66:07 Dan Evans renews his anti Aljaz Bedene campaign