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Host Jon Wertheim shares some of the candid moments and impact of the results from the 2019 Australian Open.

January 31, 2019

On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines with tennis commentary and exclusive interviews with the top players and newsmakers on the ATP and WTA tours.

On the latest edition of the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, host Jon Wertheim talks with Jamie Lisanti about the 2019 Australian Open.

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After the first major of the year saw Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic triumph in Melbourne, Wertheim and Lisanti discuss the results of the tournament, including what the victories mean for Osaka and Djokovic; the impact of Serena Williams's loss to Karolina Pliskova; the dominance of Djokovic in the final against Nadal; and more. Wertheim and Lisanti also talk about some of the behind-the-scenes moments at the Australian Open, including candid moments with Stefanos Tsitsipas; reactions to Danielle Collins and her controversial "swagger" on the court; the quirky personality of Osaka; the impact of Andy Murray's retirement announcement and how it may have been blown out of proportion; and much more. 

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