On Episode 121 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Michael Russell, former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, about the grittiest player in history.
Michael reached a career-high of 60 in the world in August 2007. He has also coached many well-known tennis pros, including Frances Tiafoe, Ryan Harrison, Sam Querrey, Taylor Fritz, and Mackenzie McDonald through USTA Player Development. Michael played on tour for 17 years and retired after the US Open in 2015. He currently owns a private tennis coaching business, Michael Russell Tennis, in Houston.
On the show, you’ll learn about Michael's unrelenting commitment to fitness, his stellar career as a junior, how he gained his first ATP point, his recovery routine after matches, key tips to improve your game, and much more!
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