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Craig Shapiro

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Roscoe Tanner Discusses A Troubled Life with Craig Shapiro

The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast

Roscoe Tanner has had a singular life to say the least.Armed with a carbonated left arm and a quick toss explosive style cannon of a serve serve he won the Australian Open in 1977, and in 1979 he reached the finals of Wimbledon, losing a tough five setter to Bjorn Borg, which marked the beginning of NBC's Wimbledon coverage.He go to 4 in the world. In 1992 he was imprisoned in Germany and extradited to the United States where he would spend the better part of 20 years in and out of trouble, mostly for alimony, paternity, and as a result- various forgeries.We discussed it all.RecordedThe Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast is Powered by Diadora Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


28 Feb 2023

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John Newcombe Talks Tennis with Craig Shapiro

The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast

26 major titles, 67 tournament wins, 5 Davis Cup titles, World #1 in 1967, the great Australian John Newcombe joined me from the roof of Rod Laver Arena and it was a tremendous thrill. In the 60s and 70s John first served and volleyed his way to tennis fame, and with his signature moustache became one of the most famous people in the world. We talked in length about the modern day Australian Open, the current state of Australian tennis including his thoughts on Tomic, Kokkinakis, and Kygrios. We talked about the plight of The Davis Cup, and he regaled me with stories of his time on tour, including his win at Wimbledon in 1970, beating Rosewall in 5 sets. Recorded 1.23 Released 1.26The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast is powered by Diadora @cshaptennispod on Instagram @shaptennispod on Twitter Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


27 Jan 2023

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Craig Shapiro and Tomas Alvarez Belon, Shared Future Fund

My Climate Journey

Today's guests are Craig Shapiro and Tomas Alvarez Belon from Collaborative Fund. Collaborative Fund is an investment firm focused on supporting and investing in the shared future. Their funds center around two macro themes, the growth of the creative class and the concept of the collaborative economy. Recently, Collaborative Fund announced their new Shared Future Fund which provides rapid funding and useful resources to early-stage entrepreneurs working to solve the global climate crisis. It's a programmatic fund and they aim to make 100 investments of $100,000 in 2022 alone, giving a decision within 10 days of application.Craig is the Founder and Managing Partner of Collaborative Fund. He currently holds a board seat or board observer seat in several pioneering climate focused companies, including: Brimstone Energy, Dandelion Energy, Kula Bio, and Quaise Energy. Tomás is a climate investor at Collaborative Fund focused on decarbonization and the Shared Future Fund initiative. Prior to joining Collab, Tomás co-founded Canopi, a Y Combinator-backed carbon accounting startup, and was a consultant at Bain & Company. He also advises Climate Tech VC, a 20,000+ subscriber newsletter focused on climate innovation.We cover a lot in this episode, including the origin story of the firm Collaborative, how their approach has evolved over the years, and what led them to get into climate investing. We also discuss the types of risk they're comfortable with, criteria they look for, and how they think about different sectors. And we cover the Shared Future Fund, what it is, how it works, Craig and Tomas’ vision for it, and how it fits in with the other things that they do as a firm. Enjoy the show!You can find me on Twitter @jjacobs22 (me), @mcjpod (podcast) or @mcjcollective (company). You can reach us via email at info@mcjcollective.com, where we encourage you to share your feedback on episodes and suggestions for future topics or guests.Episode recorded June 14, 2022.

1hr 2mins

5 Jul 2022

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35 - Interview with Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro

Under the Bleachers

Jane meets her heroes. Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro are TV and film writers, directors, and producers. Currently they are the showrunners of the Charmed reboot on CW. They also wrote the Mary-Kate and Ashley movies Passport to Paris and Our Lips Are Sealed, and Craig directed Our Lips Are Sealed, Winning London, and The Challenge. Subscribe to our Patreon and get access to patrons-only perks at  patreon.com/underthebleacherspod!

1hr 20mins

29 Jul 2021

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Leif Shiras previews Wimbledon with Craig Shapiro

The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast

In 1984 Leif Shiras made front page news across the globe when he upset Ivan Lendl at Queens Club. He rode that wave of notoriety all the way to the final, where he lost to John McEnroe in three sets. He reached 31 in the world, got to the Rd of 16 at Wimbledon, and was a member of the US Davis Cup Teams in 89 and 91 under coach Tom Gorman. He is a longtime broadcaster, currently a fixture on Tennis Channel, and we had a phenomenal chat. We discussed the grass court season thus far, and looked at the Wimbledon draws. The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast is sponsored by Sergio Tacchini. Use the code CRAIG30 at checkout for a 30% discount. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 1min

28 Jun 2021

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Craig Shapiro - The GOAT Debate is UNCOOL

The Slice Tennis Podcast

Stephen is joined by podcast host, filmaker, and former stringer for Andre Agassi - Craig Shapiro.They get into life on tour, accessibility to pro players, the current state of tennis media, and why Craig thinks the GOAT conversation is disrespectful and damaging to the game of tennis.Watch the FULL video of the podcast by joining our Patreon - https://patreon.com/theslicetennisFind Craig's show The Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast here:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-craig-shapiro-tennis-podcast/id1513576523Craig's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cshaptennispod/?hl=enCraig's Twitter: https://twitter.com/Shaptennispod?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorGet a FREE 14-Day Trial of TopCourt - https://www.topcourt.com/n/thesliceWatch tennis lessons from the worlds best players and coaches.Watch The Slice on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiO_r211ysSeA1c4rQVznXAThe Slice on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theslicetennis/?hl=enTennis gear reviews and The Slice Tennis Shop: https://theslicetennis.com


10 Feb 2021

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Craig Shapiro - Host of the Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast - & Veteran Tennis Insider and former Racquet Tech for Andre Agassi.

Serve and Return Podcast: Tennis, Racquet Sports & More

Episode 11 - Great discussion with Craig Shapiro - Host of the Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast.Craig is a tennis influencer and insider who earlier in his career travelled the pro tour with Andre Agassi and Brad Gilbert while serving as a racquet stringer and technician. Following his time on the tour, Craig transitioned into TV production working on the Inside the NFL, Wimbledon and championship boxing for HBO Sports as well as working on the documentaries for the Tennis Channel. Now, Craig hosts the Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast where he has interviewed top figures in tennis past and present including most recently Brad Gilbert, Gil Reyes, Bruno Soares, Fabrice Santoro, and Andres Gomez.On this episode we talk about topics including:- Tennis in today's world.- Craig's early memories in tennis from traveling to the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the US Open - working as a ball boy and watching the pros practice & compete.- Working as a racquet tech and traveling the circuit with Andre Agassi and Brad Gilbert.- Craig's time with HBO Sports - Wimbledon, Inside the NFL and Boxing where he met the greatest boxers and worked the biggest fights of the time.- Craig's tennis favorites including Lendl, Sabatini and the absolute greatness of Pete Sampras.Craig Shapiro on Twitter:@ShaptennispodThe Craig Shapiro Tennis Podcast:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-craig-shapiro-tennis-podcast/id1513576523Have a suggestion for a Serve and Return Podcast guest? email Chris at cmtrieste@gmail.comChris' book - 14 Great Coaches: Learn Their Lessons, Improve Your Coaching, Have A Lasting Impact https://www.amazon.com/14-Great-Coaches-Lessons-Coaching/dp/1546856625/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1593552912&sr=8-1Serve and Return Website:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/serve-and-return-podcast-tennis-racquet-sports-more/id1508242968Twitter:@serve_returnpod


1 Jul 2020

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Craig Shapiro - amazing tennis podcaster and the inspiration for the Tennisaurus_Rex podcast


Interview with Craig where they discuss his love of tennis, his time as a racket stringer to the pros, his views on the game, his amazing documentary on Andre Agassi, and his own podcast, which is basically a living history of rhe game!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tennisaurus_rex/support


6 Jun 2020

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Episode 19 - Craig Shapiro and Abigail Johnson

Match Point Canada

It's a full episode of Match Point Canada as we speak fellow journalists Craig Shapiro and Abigail Johnson.We delve into plenty of tennis history and great match moments with podcast host and veteran journalist Craig Shapiro. We also speak with rising tennis commentator Abigail Johnson on parity in the women's game, Serena's quest for the slam record, and the future stars of the WTA. All of that and more on the latest edition of Match Point Canada! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 21mins

19 May 2020

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Under Review Tennis Podcast Host Craig Shapiro Embraces The Sport's Nostalgia

Thirty Love: Conversations About Tennis

Craig Shapiro, host of the Under Review Tennis Podcast, joins Thirty Love podcast host Carl Bialik to talk about tennis organizations and players uniting during the virus-induced shutdown of sports, which classic matches to watch when there are no live ones, and how he's built and grown his 20-month-old show. Have a suggestion for a Thirty Love guest? Email Carl at bialik@pm.me Music by Lee Rosevere: "Credit Roll" and "Glass Android."


12 Apr 2020