Share

cover art for BONUS: Sloane Stephens Reminds Us Why The 2013 AO Was Iconic

The Gay Tennis Podcast

BONUS: Sloane Stephens Reminds Us Why The 2013 AO Was Iconic

Season 2, Ep. 6

Who doesn't love a bonus Humpday (and Valentine's Day!) treat? Since we can't cuddle up with Grigor Dimitrov, we decided to drop a bonus episode.


The Australian Open account shared an interview with Sloane Stephens, and per usual, Sloane crushed it. In it, she hilariously talks about winning another slam, her old beef with Victoria Azarenka (!) and much more. You can watch the video here.


We recap the video and then remind everyone about how dramatic, iconic and ridiculous the 2013 Australian Open was for the ladies. Enjoy this short bonus episode from us!

More episodes

View all episodes

  • 14. Monte-Carlo Masters is a Straight Ally

    48:08
    Welcome back to The Gay Tennis Podcast! In this episode, we discuss why the Monte-Carlo Masters is a hot straight ally. We then recap the tournament, spend a lot of time talking about Stefanos Tsitsipas, and thank the gay gods for showering us with many tennis gifts this past week. We also discuss how tennis is making its way into pop culture, with shoutouts to Zendaya and DeuxMoi. Follow us on Twitter or Instagram for more from us!
  • 13. Who Run the World? Women's Sports

    48:18
    We just watched our first women's college basketball game EVER! What did we think? And why is women's basketball exploding right now? We give our perspective as big WTA fans. Plus, we chat Danielle Collins winning her second title in a row (!) and watching the US women's national soccer team. It was a week full of women's sports, and we couldn't get enough. Join us as we break it all down!
  • 12. A Gay Miami Open and a Gayer Wedding

    52:03
    Welcome back to The Gay Tennis Podcast! In this episode, we discuss Scot’s recent gay wedding and why the 2024 Miami Open was great for queer fans. Highlights include fangirling over Danielle Collins and Grigor Dimitrov, discussing the future of Novak Djokovic and Goran Ivanišević after their split, and sharing recent gay panics both on and off the court. We also explore two quite different yet equally *sentimental* gayest moments of the week! Follow us on Twitter or Instagram for more from us!
  • 11. Talking Tennis & The Traitors w/ David Kane

    47:08
    Welcome back to The Gay Tennis Podcast! In this episode, Tony is joined by Lead Editor for tennis.com and reality TV expert, David Kane. David shares his picks for The Traitors: Tennis Version, which leads to fun chats about current and former top players. Other topics include David’s experiences on tour, America's Next Top Model (!) and Indian Wells vs. Miami Open. Join us for a blend of pro tennis and reality TV! For more from The Gay Tennis Podcast, follow along on Twitter/X or Instagram. Be sure to check out David’s work or his Twitter/X.
  • 10. Indian Wells: Gay Tennis Paradise?

    53:52
    Welcome back to The Gay Tennis Podcast! In this episode, we compare Indian Wells and the Miami Open from a gay perspective. We also discuss short shorts in men’s tennis, with a comparison of the bottom half of Medvedev, Rune, and Alcaraz. Tony talks more trash about Sakkari, we discuss why Netflix’s Break Point flopped, and we explain why Saint Patrick’s Day is the straightest holiday.Follow us on Twitter or Instagram for more from us!
  • 9. Andrey Rublev Needs a Boozy Brunch

    41:22
    We discuss the "best of the rest" from February and share some personal stories from the last week. Enjoy!
  • 8. Gay Takes on Recent Tennis News

    54:02
    Welcome back to The Gay Tennis Podcast! In this episode, we discuss gay takes on recent tennis news. Highlights include the sexiness of one-handed backhands, Sabalenka’s new veneers, a WTA125 event in Puerto Vallarta, the straightness of a potential Sinner Era, and gay drama surrounding Taylor Fritz. We also provide a new ATP player “leg alert!” Follow us on Twitter or Instagram for more from us!
  • 7. Author Ben Rothenberg Discusses His Book 'Naomi Osaka', Britney Spears & More

    01:08:49
    Author and tennis journalist Ben Rothenberg joins us to talk about his new book, 'Naomi Osaka: Her Journey to Finding Her Power and Her Voice'. We discuss:Naomi's impact on the gameOpenness about mental healthReturn to the tourMusic tasteLevel of gay icon-ness Much more!Then we talk generally about Ben's experience on tour, including asking Serena about Britney Spears and the short shorts trend on the ATP. We even 'pick a number' during an NCR throwback. To follow along with us, join the conversation on Instagram or Twitter. We'll share the picture discussed at the end of the episode.