EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: Jon Wertheim Talks Davis Cup Changes, New Rules and Serena Williams
Renowned sports writer Jon Wertheim has spoken with Ubitennis about the current status of tennis in an exclusive podcast at Indian Wells.
Wertheim is known for his weekly tennis columns for Sports Illustrated, who he has been working for since 1996. He has established himself as one of the most well-known media figures in the sport. Working also as an analyst for The Tennis Channel and writing a series of books.
Speaking with Vanni Gibertini and Luca Baldissera, the American journalist shares his own opinion about the proposed Davis Cup changes. Wertheim recently interviewed the president of the International Tennis Federation, David Haggerty, about the logistics of the plan.
Later on in the podcast, the focus is switched to the future of the sport. Looking at the rules implemented at the inaugural ATP Next Gen finals last November, the ‘glitz and glam’ of modern tennis and what the future holds for Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka. Both of whom are on the comeback trail at Indian Wells.