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The Simona Halep case and the Davis Cup

Ep. 1163

The US Open and Grand Slam season may be over for another year, but the tennis news keeps coming, with Simona Halep receiving a four-year ban following breaches of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme. 

Catherine, David and Matt react to the 126-page report published by the International Tennis Integrity Agency. 

Elsewhere, there’s chat about a week of Davis Cup action which saw the very best of the what the competition has to offer as Great Britain beat France in a thrilling tie in Manchester, but also threw up big existential questions about the event’s future, with lots of ties played in front of poor crowds and the elimination of Spain meaning that there will be no host nation at the Finals in November. 


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