What is the true price of turning into a tennis professional? Marcus Willis unearths all at the That is Moneyball podcast
It is that point of yr once more – Wimbledon, arguably the most efficient tennis event on the planet, begins subsequent week.
Assistant editor Lee Boyce and broadcaster Georgie Frost mud off their picnic blankets, pack the strawberries and cream and communicate tennis with British professional – and plucky underdog – Marcus Willis, who has been ranked as top as 209th on the planet.
We have a look at the state of the sport in Britain and why extra children are heading to the USA, together with 19 year-old Paul Jubb, a Wimbledon wildcard access who can have to reject his £45,00zero cheque.
We talk about existence after Andy and the real monetary price of coaching a kid as much as develop into a best tennis participant – and the bodily and psychological price as well.
Marcus additionally unearths all about his in point of fact outstanding run in Wimbledon in 2016 wherein he performed Roger Federer on centre court docket – and controlled to lob the most efficient tennis participant in historical past.
He additionally unearths how much cash that summer time made him and the way bonkers existence changed into after he was once thrust within the highlight.
Easy methods to pay attention to the That is Moneyball podcast
We submit the That is Moneyball podcast to the participant on That is Cash, above each Monday afternoon.
Press play to hear this week’s complete episode at the participant above, or pay attention (and please subscribe and assessment us when you just like the podcast) at Audioboom, Apple iTunes or Spotify.