KickServeRadio - Tennis Podcast

Tennis Talk-Radio & Pod Casts with the Pros!!

Welcome to the all new, KickServeRadio.com, Tennis on Air, with Andy Zodin.  On KickServeRadio.com, we’ll be bringing you everything tennis, from juniors to the pros, including the hottest stories, interviews, instruction, and info that you need to know.  You’ll hear from many of the greats in tennis, and other sports as well, as KickServeRadio is designed for not just the tennis junkie, but sports fans in general.  Thank you for tuning in, and supporting KickServeRadio.com.  We’re interested in your feedback, so email Andy.Zodin@RacketStar.com and tell us what you’d like to hear.  We’ll do our best to get done!!

Andy Zodin, Show Host         Jeremy Brieske, Producer      Sarah Zodin, Special Features

Erik Thoennes is a Professor of Theology at Biola University in La Mirada, California. His thoughts on coaching and parenting give a healthy perspective to those that need it most!

He speaks from the heart, and with great wisdom. Professor Erik Thoennes is a rare and special breed of speaker, giving all who see/hear him, great food for introspective thought.  Today we tackle the subject of:  Sport, why we play. What are the important lessons, and how do we use sport to strengthen our relationships, and ourselves as human beings.

Theology Professor Erik Thoennes joins AZ to talk about some great life lessons derived from sport, and from family.

by Andy Zodin with Erik Thoennes

Justin Gimelstob joins AZ to talk March Tennis Madness, and has a few kind words about the untimely loss of one of our sports beautiful spirits.

Tennis Channel’s Justin Gimelstob has plenty to delve into, as March Tennis Madness winds down.  He also has some kinds words about the man pictured here, AZ’s late great buddy, Eddie Wood.

Tennis Channel's Justin Gimelstob talks Roger, Novak, American Women, and the loss of AZ's great friend, Eddie Wood.

by Andy Zodin & Justin Gimelstob

Peter Rennert joins AZ to look back at the good old days, and to catch up on some things he’s learned along the way!

He’s an educator and a coach, and with a background that blends Port Washington Academy Tennis(with John McEnroe, Mary Carillo, and Vitas Gerulaitis), multiple national titles at Stanford, and success as an ATP professional. Today, AZ is treated to a visit with Peter Rennert, a man who has much to share with this generation.  His TELOS training program is intriguing to say the least.  A fun look back, and a thought-provoking look forward are right here for your enjoyment!

Peter Rennert talks Port Washington Academy, Stanford Tennis, and doubles with Johnny Mac!!

by Andy Zodin and Peter Rennert

Welcome to the pilot of RacketSTAR Radio, with Andy Zodin and former #1 racquetball player in the world…Gregg Peck!!

On the debut of the brand new, RacketSTAR Radio, with Andy Zodin and Gregg Peck, AZ and GP talk about the glory days of racquetball (when the Peck Brothers were on top of the sport) and chat about the improbable year we saw in tennis, specifically Federer, Nadal, and Venus all drinking heavily from the proverbial fountain of youth!

RacketSTAR Radio, with Andy Zodin and Gregg Peck....enjoy our debut show!

by Andy Zodin and Gregg Peck

Kevin Larson Presents: THE WHITE ROSE GALA, Denver’s HOTTEST New Year’s Eve Party!!!

This year’s WHITE ROSE GALA will be held at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in downtown Denver, and is sure to be an extravaganza like no other.  The Roaring 20’s theme will provide a spirited atmosphere that those in attendance won’t soon forget!!  Kevin Larson Presents:  THE 2017 WHITE ROSE GALA, and Kevin’s HERE on KSR with AZ, to tell you everything you need to know to get ready!!

Kevin Larson joins AZ to tell you about THE WHITE ROSE GALA, a new year's eve party that is on your bucket list, whether you realize it or not!!

by Andy Zodin with Kevin Larson

Confused by the NTRP system?? USTA’s Heather Hawks joins KSR to help us all “get it”!!

You might be amazed at how many things about the NTRP system are less crystal-clear than you think. AND…..how many sites are out there giving bad info on ratings.  USTA Senior Manager of Product, Events, Ratings, HEATHER HAWKS has the unenviable task of telling AZ that his rating is actually NOT the same as that Swiss guy named Roger.  That, and other ridiculous myths of the rating system are discussed in this USTA edition of KickServeRadio.com.

USTA's Heather Hawks has the lowdown on the faq's of the NTRP system.

by Andy Zodin with Heather Hawks

Steve Flink is among one seriously impressive class of inductees into the 2017 Induction Class of the International Tennis Hall of Fame!

It’s a class that includes Andy Roddick, Kim Clijsters, the late great Vic Braden, Monique Kalkman Van Den Bosch, and of course Steve Flink, who tells us about what an incredible honor it was, to be enshrined along side these all time greats of our sport.

Steve Flink talks glowingly about the 2017 enshrinement ceremony into the 2017 International Tennis Hall of Fame!

by Andy Zodin

WILSON RACQUET SPORTS National Director of Promotions joins AZ on KSR

Tim Buwick, National Promotions Director of WILSON RACQUET SPORTS has plenty to smile about, and be grateful for these days, as the WILSON Pro Team is having SOME SEASON on tour.  With Roger and the Williams Sisters leading the way, Tim talks about his superstars, and why YOU should try one of the new sticks that are producing title winners, on what seems like a weekly basis!!

Working with the "Madison Avenue darlings" of tennis has been Tim Buwick's daily life, as National Promotions Director of WILSON RACQUET SPORTS. Hey Tim, enjoy what Roger's been up to lately??

by Andy Zodin

2 MinuteTennis Zone gives you the goods, on the 2017 DENVER CITY OPEN, brought to you by Game Set Match!

Great tennis played at the 2017 Denver City Open.  Great job by Eric Holmes, Dan, Gray, Patti Bowman, and the entire City Open team.  For the most part, youth ruled the day.  But one unlikely old guy won a match or two, himself!

Another great year of tennis, at the 2017 DENVER CITY OPEN, played at the Denver Tennis Club, and brought to you by Game Set Match.

by Andy Zodin

Ryan Harrison breaks through in a big way, teaming with Michael Venus to win an improbable, INCREDIBLE French Open Men’s Doubles Title!

Pat Harrison was a heck of a player at Ok St, and a darn good coach, and he couldn’t be more proud of his three kids, Ryan, Christian, and Madison….the oldest of which just did some serious damage as AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!!

Proud Pat Harrison joins AZ to discuss his boy, Ryan's incredible win at the French Open, with Michael Venus!

by Andy Zodin