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Robbie Koenig - "Tennis Nearer the Gods"
Episode 84 β€’ 6th February 2021 β€’ The Functional Tennis Podcast β€’ Fabio Molle
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The legendary South African commentator, Robbie Koenig is this week's podcast guest πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦

Robbie is a former player and coach who now finds himself in the commentary box  🎀 He is well known in the tennis world for his coverage of some of the best moments in the sport πŸ’ͺ


We talk:

  • Quarantine in Australia
  • His professional tennis career
  • The transition to commentary
  • How he comes up with his iconic one-liners
  • Traveling on the tennis tour 

There are even a few Netflix movie/documentary suggestions in the episode πŸ˜ƒ


Hope you enjoy it & let us know what you think!



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Episode Chapters


6:59 - Quarantine in Australia

10:14 - Historical match analysis

12:27 - Playing professional tennis

25:27 - How he got into commentary

28:30 - Legendary commentary lines!

34:14 - Playing Andy Murray in Doubles



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