In 2001, Roger Federer beat Pete Sampras at Wimbledon in a match looked back on as the changing of the guard. On The Tennis Podcast, presenters David Law (BBC 5 Live, BT Sport) and Catherine Whitaker (Eurosport, Amazon Prime) wonder whether the same thing might have happened to Federer in reverse this time after he was beaten by Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open.
What was the key to Tsitsipas’ thrilling late-night victory? How does he manage to play with so much belief? And how much further can he progress in this tournament?
As for Federer, what was up with his forehand? And what’s behind his decision to play on clay against this year?
Elsewhere, the women’s tournament saw arguably the shock of the week so far when Danielle Collins thrashed Angelique Kerber. What is Collins like? Is it a good thing that she embraces confrontation?
There’s also a look back on Ash Barty’s win over Maria Sharapova. Can the Australian keep it going against Petra Kvitova in the next round? And why did Sharapova’s game just disintegrate?