Beyond the Baseline Podcast: Pam Shriver

Tuesday December 13th, 2016

On this week's episode of the SI Tennis Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor and host Jon Wertheim talks with Pam Shriver.

Former player and current broadcaster for ESPN, Shriver joins the podcast to review the 2016 tennis season, including the rise of Angelique Kerber on the women's side and Andy Murray on the men's side. Shriver also talks about the state of tennis right now, how many more majors she thinks Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will win, how she approaches commentating matches and interacting with players at tournaments and more. Shriver also talks about how she made the transition from being a tennis player into the media world and she makes bold predictions for the 2017 tennis season.

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Also on the podcast, Shriver discusses how she thinks Maria Sharapova's return to tennis will play out.

Listen below and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or on Stitcher.

Check back on next week for another episode of Beyond the Baseline.

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