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Match Point Canada: S6, E10 - James Blake

by Ben Lewis

March 19, 2024

This week on Match Point Canada, former ATP pro, commentator, author, and Miami Open Tournament Director James Blake joins Mike as a special guest! Meantime, Ben and Mike recap Indian Wells titles from Carlos Alcaraz and Iga Swiatek, and review results of the Canadians.

MATCH POINT CANADA: S6, E10 - JAMES BLAKE (youtube.com)

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Timestamps:

  • 00:35 - Intro
  • 02:15 - Welcoming James Blake
  • 03:00 - Role as Miami Open Tournament Director
  • 08:30 - Benefits of a two week tournament
  • 11:00 - Helping with Denis Shapovalov
  • 12:15 - Success of Canadian tennis
  • 13:50 - Strength of American tennis
  • 16:35 - Coco Gauff
  • 17:55 - Blake still playing?
  • 20:55 - Author of ‘Breaking Back’
  • 24:55 - J-Block friends/family
  • 27:30 - Interview recap
  • 32:30 - Carlos Alcaraz’s title at Indian Wells
  • 36:30 - Struggles of Novak Djokovic
  • 40:46 - Daniil Medvedev’s tournament
  • 43:00 - Iga Swiatek’s dominant run
  • 45:50 - Bianca Andreescu training
  • 46:50 - Simona Halep returns in Miami
  • 48:55 - Canadian recap
  • 53:35 - Break Point cancelled

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Feature photo: US Open