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Last Word on Tennis Podcast: French Open Preview
Jim Smith - Sep 25, 2020

After what has been an entertaining start to this abbreviated European clay-court swing, all eyes are turning to the French Open in Paris. This week, with regular host Andy Watson away, Jim Smith took the helm at the Last Word on Tennis podcast, where he was joined by guests Damian Kust and Elias Laradi to […]



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