KickServeRadio - Tennis Podcast

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

Welcome to the all new,, Tennis on Air, with Andy Zodin.  On, 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  We’re interested in your feedback, so email 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

Steve Johnson, Sr. joins AZ to chat about his son’s recent Davis Cup experience, and the immense pride he feels today!

Stevie Johnson

In a candid conversation with Steve Johnson, Sr., after the recent Davis Cup tie in Australia, Stevie’s father opens up about the USC experience, Stevie’s recent battle with Sir Roger Federer at Indian Wells, and a dedication to fitness and conditioning that is clearly paying off in a big way!!

Steve Johnson and AZ have a great chat about Stevie, college tennis, Davis Cup, Roger Federer, and Sergio Garcia!!

by Andy Zodin

AZ catches up with former USC Trojan great, Sean Brawley!!

Sean Brawley

Sean Brawley has taken a lifetime of tennis, and crafted a coaching process that expands well beyond tennis and sports.  Here with AZ, Sean talks about his time with The Inner Game’s author, Tim Gallwey, and a “dream assignment” that had him picking the brains of some of the very best in the sport of tennis….including the best of all time!

Sean Brawley has an interesting visit with AZ, and his time with Tim Gallwey and recent sit-down with Roger Federer are among the day's topics.

by Andy Zodin

Famed tennis writer, Joel Drucker visits with AZ, and shares some of his many unique insights, which all tennis fans enjoy!

Joel Drucker

Always thought provoking and entertaining when Joel Drucker joins AZ, and today is no exception.  His thoughts on Roger, Nick, Sock, and Venus….and a few heartening words about his new book, DON’T BET ON IT, a beautiful tribute to his beautiful wife, Joan Edwards.  And somehow….Joel even gets AZ to sing….and it ain’t pretty.  Enjoy!!

Joel Drucker chats with AZ, and among the topics: His new book, Don't Bet on It, his take on an aspiring boy band, and of course, the great Roger Federer!

by Andy Zodin

USTA Player Development Director, Martin Blackman has a lot to be optimistic about, as the BNP Paribas Open is upon us!

Martin Blackburn

2017 has already produced several great performances by American players, and as Indian Wells commences, Coach Martin Blackman shares some of his excitement with AZ.

American tennis is looking good so far in 2017, and (in AZ's humble opinion) USTA Player Development Director, Martin Blackman is clearly pushing many of the right buttons!

by Andy Zodin

Tennis Channel’s Justin Gimelstob joins AZ to preview the 2017 BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells!

Justin Gimelstob

Justin is almost out of breath, trying to articulate how many great, and intriguing story-lines there are in pro tennis currently, as the BNP Paribas Open commences.  As usual, you’ll enjoy his passionate and animated delivery!

Tennis Channel's Justin Gimelstob agrees that the story lines in pro tennis in 2017 are in no short supply!

by Andy Zodin

Joined by Tour Coach Craig Kardon, AZ gets the low-down on why Coco Vandeweghe is soaring to new heights!

Craig Kardon & Coco Vandeweghe

Coco Vandeweghe is off to some kind of nice start to 2017.  A Hopman Cup final, an Aussie semi, and some Fed Cup heroics have her Coach, Craig Kardon, feeling pretty optimistic about the rest of the season.  1st things 1st…..INDIAN WELLS!!

Craig Kardon is pretty happy with Coco Vandeweghe's hot start to 2017. And here's why...

by Andy Zodin

Joined by Media Relations Director Matt Van Tuinen, AZ is pretty excited about the upcoming 2017 BNP PARIBAS OPEN, March 6-19 at Indian Wells Garden!

The BNP Paribas Open at the spectacular Indian Wells Garden, is always one of the premier events on the pro tennis calendar.  And joined by Media Relations Director Matt Van Tuinen, AZ senses some serious storylines brewing, after an Aussie Open for the ages!

Matt Van Tuinen talking BNP PARIBAS OPEN...."After the Aussie, how can you NOT be excited??"

by Andy Zodin

It’s only the 1st week of the 2017 season, and already these pros are throwing haymakers all over the world!

If week 1 of the 2017 season is any indication, tennis fans will have plenty to enjoy this year.  Djokovic comes out swinging and gets a prized scalp in Doha, Dimitrov looks electric, Bethanie has a #1 next to her name, and oh by the way, Roger & Rafa are cleary not ready to ride off into the sunset any time soon.

In week 1 of the 2017 season, Djoker looks to get back to #1, Grigor is clearly ready to rumble, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands gets to #1!

by Andy Zodin

Dennis Ralston joins AZ for a 2017 exclusive that talks ’67 Wimby, a Hall of Fame induction, and today’s crop of ATP stars.

2017 is going to be a big year for Dennis Ralston.  A Colorado Tennis Hall of Fame induction in January, followed by a trip back to Wimbledon, for a 50 year commemoration of an event that went a long way toward kick-starting the age of professional tennis!

Dennis Ralston gets candid with AZ, to open 2017 with a bang!!

by Andy Zodin