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Jacopo Lo Monaco and Vanni Gibertini are back after a short break to talk about the Mutua Madrid Open and what indications it gave us going heading towards the French Open. Nadal lost. And that is big news (01:45). But the big favourite for Rome and Paris is still the Spaniard from Manacor. Nadal has never really felt comfortable in Madrid (03:52), it is by far his least successful clay court event. Thiem and Zverev (05:59) look the most credible opponents to Nadal on his way to an 11th title at Roland Garros. But are they really? Other players, some of which did well in Madrid, could be a factor in Paris: Shapovalov (10:32), Anderson (13:10), Edmund (14:20) and Djokovic(16:20). Petra Kvitova has won Madrid (21:16) for the third time and has already racked up four titles this season – is Paris the next one? Kiki Bertens (23:00), Karolina Pliskova (24:05) and Simona Halep (25:20) all played solidly in Madrid and have to be considered among the favourites for the French Open. Sharapova (26:33) could be a dark horse, Serena Williams (34:30) a big question mark. ThefFinal topic is the possible effects on tennis of the US Supreme Court decision to allow individual state do regulate sports betting (37:06). US pro leagues are quite keen to get a share of the pie: can tennis do the same?

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