Hi guys, In this episode you are going to listen to Peter Lundgren. Peter might be best known for coaching 3 world number ones in Marcello Rios, Roger Federer and Marat Safin, but he was a great player himself with a ranking high of #25 ATP and 3 ATP titles to his name. Besides the previously mentioned players Peter has had coaching stints with the likes of Marcos Baghdatis, Francesca Schiavone, Grigor Dimitrov and Stanislas Wawrinka.

You’ll get to know:

  • How it is being a traveling tennis coach and a father
  • The differences between Federer and Safin
  • Why balls are good for spectators, but bad for players

Enjoy the show!


01:30 Dealing with different tennis players
03:00 The difference between Federer and Safin
05:30 Dealing with being a traveling tennis coach and a father
07:30 Deciding on the size of your entourage as a player
09:30 Dealing with tennis parents
11:00 Peter’s lessons from coaching in Houston for 10 years
13:30 The Francesca Schiavone story
16:40 Why you should play on clay
18:30 Why new balls are good for spectators and bad for players
19:30 The player-coach employment
21:00 The good bad and ugly part of being a traveling coach
23:00 Biggest lesson in tennis; be humble
23:15 Tribute to Bjorn Borg
24:30 Peter Lundgren’s tennis advice

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