World of Tennis continues with a new episode Wednesday at 7 pm on Tennis Channel. Gold medal skier Lindsay Vonn is featured on "Holding Court with Justin Gimelstob." A lifelong tennis fan, Vonn talks about why she's arguably the biggest Roger Federer fan, what she loves about tennis and what WTA player she compares herself to. She also opens up about her motivation and why she wants to compete against men. In addition, the Tennis.com editorial staff will debate who is the 2012 men's player of the year.
Vonn talks about her being the biggest federer fan and why
“WORLD OF TENNIS PRESENTED BY BNP PARIBAS” RETURNS DEC. 5
Tennis Channel to Air Third Season
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2012
NEW YORK, N.Y. – StarGames and MSG Sports have announced that the third season of “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will debut next week. The first of seven episodes of the bi-weekly series will premiere on Tennis Channel at 7:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 5.
The 30-minute show will feature “Holding Court,” a profile segment hosted by Justin Gimelstob that this year will include interviews with tennis legends Jimmy Connors and Boris Becker as well as Olympic gold medal skier and tennis fan Lindsay Vonn. In the first two years of the show, Gimelstob’s guests included Maria Sharapova, Andy Roddick and “American Idol” judge Randy Jackson.
The hot topics of tennis will also be covered on each episode during a round table discussion with Sports Illustrated Senior Writer Jon Wertheim and the editorial staff at Tennis.com.
Tennis Channel will debut a new episode of the magazine show every other Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. EST, until February 27. Each show will then re-air on Tennis Channel.
"We're happy to have the new season of World of Tennis back on TennisChannel again," said David Scott, vice president, programming, Tennis Channel. "Since its inception the series has allowed our viewers to get an insider's look at some of the most exciting players and pressing issues in the sport today."
The season finale on February 27 will be a preview of World Tennis Day, which includes BNP Paribas Showdown events in New York City and Hong Kong on March 4. The sixth annual event in New York at Madison Square Garden is part of Tennis Night in America (TNIA) and will feature Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal. TNIA is an annual celebration of the sport in the United States which encourages 10-and-under tennis.
"Holding Court with Justin...More with John Isner"
"Holding Court with Justin...More with Ryan Harrison"
"Holding Court with Justin...More with Tomas Berdych- Part 1"
"Holding Court with Justin...More with Tomas Berdych-Part 2"
Watch All World of Tennis presented by BNP Paribas - Season 1 Episodes at StarGamesTV
World of Tennis presented by BNP Paribas
In its inaugural year (2010), the show featured : "Look Back" – a review of notable performances over the past year; "Ivan Lendl Teaches" - tennis tips from the eight-time Grand Slam-winner: "MSG History" - analysis of past tennis events from the World’s Most Famous Arena; "Health Tip" - expert health and fitness tips from Dr. Vijay Vad, sports medicine specialist at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York and author of "Stop Pain;" and "Recent Events" – a look at the latest events in and around the game.