Tennis Anyone with Michael Kosta

By Michael Kosta

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Michael Kosta, a professional stand up comedian and former Big Ten tennis champion (U of Illinois), who once carried a #864 ATP singles ranking, talks tennis and life.

Episode Date

What makes a great house guest? Serena media blitz get ready, Choosing Sides F1, Shapo drops drip bars, etc.

Aug 10, 2022
Kosta Reads 5 Poems

Yeah that's right, I read some poems and they are beautiful and perfect and funny and lovely.

Aug 03, 2022
Be The Tree

Maybe you slept in late because today is gonna suck and you'll need your energy, maybe you can help someone today, maybe you're sick. Enjoy the rest.

Jul 27, 2022
Pickleball Is For Toddlers

Max Cressy, Pickleball is the new racketball, remember old people playing shuffleboard all the time? @MichaelKosta 

Jul 20, 2022
Kyrgios Red Meat

Let's hope Nick keeps this level, stop yelling at the box, Gaelic Football, American toilets, etc.

Jul 12, 2022
Kosta Anti-Fireworks

Wimbledon, I don't miss Zverev, Choosing Sides F1, TikTok @MichaelKosta_ 

Jul 05, 2022
Roe V Wade V Kosta

I don't care that you're a christian, some Wimbledon talk, guns.

Jun 28, 2022
Kosta Not an Expert on Juneteenth

Your messages, Juneteenth learning session, Gen Z haircuts, pickleball is a summer hookup but that's it.

Jun 22, 2022
Kevin Anderson Interview

Kosta sits down with 2 time Grand Slam finalist, former world #5, Fighting Illini & small dog owner, Kevin Anderson.

Jun 14, 2022
Nadal's Foot Is Asleep

Nadal wins in Paris, Kosta wins in this podcast, the 4 reactions to trauma, lets change the gun laws, etc.

Jun 07, 2022
Less Doors

Nadal the philosopher, Kosta the simple minded idiot, Americans and guns, mushrooms? Oh and the French Open. @MichaelKosta 

Jun 02, 2022
They Come In Bunches
Wimby has balls, if you lose the first, lose the second, groins.
May 23, 2022
Kosta and Patrick McEnroe

How good do you have to be to still not be the best player in your family, Patrick McEnroe?

May 17, 2022
Moms Be Cray

Crazy tennis moms, Boris Becker sad face, Alcaraz happy face, don't forget to take your oxygen pills... @MichaelKosta

May 10, 2022
Wimby Checkmate

Pot pie in the oven... Kosta goes Russia plus bill of rights for nature... @MichaelKosta

Apr 26, 2022
I Need a Break (Of Serve)

Covid took its toll and continues, Monte Carlo, critics, Rajeev Ram, spread the love.

Apr 19, 2022
Much Love TA Listeners!

Johnny Mac Project jokes, Chicago recap, Boris Becker Be Broke, follow me @MichaelKosta 

Apr 12, 2022
Kosta On Women

Bad title but you know what I mean....Swiatek, South Carolina Hoops, Serena and Venus, Will Smith.

Apr 04, 2022
Kosta Slapped
Mother Nature wins, Kyrgios hype video after he loses, Brooksby, Ash Barty retires, etc.
Mar 29, 2022
Do I Like Fritz? IDK
Kosta talks ish, Chicks with pits, Iga FTW, Swiss memories. Follow me @MichaelKosta
Mar 23, 2022
Indian Wells (Again)

Kosta you suck, Osaka tears (again), heckler, Nadal life advice.

Mar 15, 2022
Kosta Watches Vasectomy

Jump Around, WTA, Des Moines, Mens' balls, @MichaelKosta

Mar 08, 2022
Kosta = 1/16 Ukrainian

Someone make Putin a sandwich, see you in Boston Friday, don't strike an umpire, tennis ball references plus more!

Mar 01, 2022
Kosta Is Wimbledon

9 times, Nationality, Valentines, Opelka, send me your tennis music @MichaelKosta

Feb 15, 2022
Don't Record At Night

Kosta is thankful you are allowed to make so many mistakes in tennis, Isner Charity Cup, Olympics.

Feb 08, 2022
Nadal #21 Kosta #0

Short memory necessary, Cleveland recap, Med 'playing for himself' ah ok.

Feb 01, 2022
Oz Open 2

Kosta forgot about Novak, post match pressers, raccoon doom, etc.

Jan 24, 2022
Australian Open 2022

Kosta somehow calls Rafa an 8ball of motivation. Deport Kosta.

Jan 18, 2022
Novak Is So Serbian

Meanwhile Rafa just won a tournament...Kosta can't find his furnace filter, also you have to be so weird to be a world champ.

Jan 10, 2022
Novak Denied Entry Into Oz

WTF is Australia thinking???

Jan 06, 2022
Pete Sampras Backhand B$*tch

Kosta believes in blind panels & rap tennis references.

Jan 03, 2022
Families Are So Loud

Kosta hides from his in-laws to bring you this episode from inside his rental car - Marc Maron would never do that. 

Dec 28, 2021
Ammonia Vs Racoons

Aussie Open vax, "locked in" patients, NYCC streaming also anytime you see the word 'tennis' used in a non tennis situation, send to: @MichaelKosta

Dec 15, 2021
Put A Towel Over It And Go Back To Sleep

Capitalism and Chin-a, we have a young men problem, how strong is your humidifier game?

Dec 07, 2021
Thanksgiving Dead Brain

We should tip the guys who work at the hardware store, WTA beach bodies, why does Kosta carry a knife with him? Why don't you? Are you soft?

Nov 30, 2021
Tennis Is Complicated

Peng Shuai goes missing but then is "found", the 5 freedoms of the first Amendment, is Kosta "the press"? Also happy thanksgiving. 

Nov 23, 2021
Too Much Tennis

Kosta goes off on ladders, Turin Italy, nature's revolving cycle and also the fireplace knob.

Nov 17, 2021
Anyone Know Dad's Passwords?

Life is for the living, paying for parking after your dad passes, also Novak $153 Million.

Nov 09, 2021
Michael Talks About Losing His Dad
Nov 02, 2021
Straight White Male Villain

Do artists actually have power? (no), NW Arkansas pickleball reflections, every Indian Wells player who talked to Kosta lost.

Oct 19, 2021
The Body is Ridic

Warn n Fuzzy on the Tennis Channel, Kosta wishes he had a pro tennis players ASS, amongst other things.

Oct 11, 2021
Kosta Going to Indian Wells

Vaccines seem like a strange thing to die over, try climate change or junk food or sugar addiction. Also a quote from the God Delusion.

Oct 04, 2021
My Jokes Cause Relationship Fights

Work intensity should mimic Iga Swiatek footwork, booster shots suck but so do seat belts, Laver Cup, how many eggs does a woman have?, etc. 

Sep 28, 2021
Acorn Tree Success Rate

Try to be 54% effective, Laver Cup thoughts, total points won oh wait I just got hit in the head with an acorn.

Sep 20, 2021
Novak's Heavy Heart (and Legs)

Just brutal watching Novak lose yesterday to a well deserved Medvedev. It reminds Kosta of when he lost the Ann Arbor Junior Open Boys 10 and under final.

Sep 13, 2021
US Open Night From Hell

Kosta stuck at US Open.

Sep 06, 2021
Don't Tell The Daily Show I'm At US Open

Why do people get so mad at Novak? Why does Kosta always lose his umbrella? Why do right wingers never whisper? Follow me @MichaelKosta

Aug 31, 2021
Morality Test

Kosta pitched White Lotus 9 years ago, Osaka needs less marketing, no more phones in the toilet Stefanos!

Aug 23, 2021
Small Problems

This podcast is dedicated to the man who has my wallet.

Aug 16, 2021
Jordan Jonas Survival Camp

After a week in Idaho, Kosta wants to learn about mushrooms. 9 takeaways from Survival Camp and one of them is "Sauna". 

Aug 10, 2021
Kosta = Powerful Female Gymnast

I like how in tennis if you make a mistake, you don't break your neck.

Jul 31, 2021
Ping Pong THIS

Kosta asks Des Bishop to explain his mean IG comment about ping pong and from there two men grow.

Jul 27, 2021
Delta Airlines IS the Delta Variant

Kosta is soft and has the mind of a loser, Olympic Tennis who cares, parents who act like their children's assistants are crap.

Jul 19, 2021
Novak Barty Kosta

Novak is a fox not a wolf, Ash Barty Pat Cash tribute, Kosta has already spent his ATP prize money.

Jul 12, 2021
Please Please Say I'm Authentic

Kosta is anti-vax? Nope! Wimbledon opens, confidence and learning, hockey players vs golfers.

Jun 28, 2021
Dad's Snoring

Amazon has ruined Whole Foods, stencil ink on a hotel bed, Kosta discusses his parents enthusiasm.

Jun 21, 2021
Live Laugh Love Fight Believe Compete Enjoy

Let's try to use these inspirational quotes as we trudge through our meaningless lives.

Jun 14, 2021
Roger Emoji Lameness

Kosta loves tennis but some of you shouldn't comment on it, French Open radio FTW, etc.

Jun 07, 2021
Osaka Bye Bye

Kosta thinks we all have social anxiety...OK BOOMER. 

May 31, 2021
Sargento Felt Cheese Balls

Florida is good at tennis barf, CoCo Gauff doesn't care about Kosta, Sargento cheese is embarrassing.

May 24, 2021
Brett Butler & Rafa Nadal

Comedy talk, Rome, and was it good for you when you got fired?

May 18, 2021
Motivation Blah

How do you stay motivated? I had to shower today and it felt monumental.

May 10, 2021
Illini FTW

Kosta can't find his name in the Big Ten archives, must be a mistake.  

May 04, 2021
How To Save Money Buying Shoes

4 amazing tennis shoes, Dad Kosta shoe strategy, Nadal wins again wearing shoes.

Apr 26, 2021
Greek Love

Kosta admits he was wrong maybe (probably not), Biden pulls out (lol), 29 minute point is real, etc.

Apr 19, 2021
Legalize Comedy

Kosta had his feelings hurt, Monte Carlo is my dream court, Woody Allen is creepy.

Apr 12, 2021
Jesus Died for YOU (It's Your Fault)

Kosta put on a nicer shirt than usual and it causes self-reflection, Ash Barty dominates, Men's final is a bit boring but who cares because Jesus died for your sins you sorry sack of crap.

Apr 05, 2021
I Played Tennis Saturday

Miami Open, ball toss, my body still hurts & can you name every #1 woman?

Mar 29, 2021
Aslan Karatsev FTW

Check out his website - it is so bad. I can say that because he just won an ATP 500 and I'm recording this in my bedroom.

Mar 23, 2021
Wind Hurts My Feelings

Do you like Roger's shoes? Do I like Roger's shoes? We should all bamboo but with morality.



Mar 15, 2021
Did You Gain or Lose 80 Pounds This Past Year?

If you want to piss off the Royal Family, marry a bi-racial American.

Mar 08, 2021
Kosta Takes Your Dumb Questions

I think the sun came out today for 2 min. OMG.

Mar 01, 2021
Sleep Now

Novak wins 9 which is also how many hours of sleep you should get.

Feb 22, 2021

If you are going to microwave a bowl of food, do not hold in dominant hand in case it explodes.

Feb 15, 2021
Ash Barty Is The Same Size As Nancy Pelosi

Serena's outfit is scissory, Kosta has gross shorts, Brad Gilbert talk talk talk, etc.

Feb 08, 2021
Snow Day

Nadal's english is a beat up 4-door, Ion Tiriac's mustache is a prison shank.

Feb 01, 2021
Lay Off Novak, Minnows

I'm OK with the #1 player being out of touch.

Jan 25, 2021
Kosta Has Demands Also

Australians love their parents being alive, apparently.  

Jan 18, 2021
More Tennis, Less Storming The Capitol

RIP Jeff Scott - Comedy Store Legend.  

Jan 11, 2021
2021 Is The Best Already

Everything is theater including what you think isn't!  Watch my Comedy Central special at for free right now.

Jan 04, 2021
Christmas Was Strange

Fed is out (so is Lori Loughlin), spiders are cool, sunglasses on players... 

Dec 28, 2020
Don't Make Plans

Nadal expects to solve problems he doesn't expect.

Dec 21, 2020
Comedy, Tennis, Covid, Tennis

See title. 

Dec 14, 2020
Melania, Game, Set, Match

New White House tennis pavilion, Aussie Open, vaccines and your boy's Comedy Central Special Dec. 11th 11pm EST!

Dec 07, 2020
Turkey Kills

1.17 million of you traveled and I hope you get it, plus Kosta answers your questions!

Nov 30, 2020

Thanksgiving might blow this year, Russian black widow cat sneak attack, Ash Barty, etc.

Nov 23, 2020
Year End London

Nitto, Borg, Trump is absent, Stan Smith shoes... 

Nov 16, 2020
Sore Losers

Trump refuses to tap rackets, Paris 1000, Schwartzman is five five WTF.

Nov 09, 2020
COVID Check In

It's OK to have a boring president. Also, tennis results, duh!

Nov 02, 2020
cologne = Cologne

Zverev keeps winning, Early USA voting, halloween is meh (this year), Thiem watching tennis, plus more!

Oct 26, 2020
Independent Thinkers Please

Sam Q flees Russia, 'The Vow' is not journalism, Slinger Bag, maple syrup, backboard memories... 

Oct 19, 2020
Nadal 13th French

I don't even know if I've done anything 13 times. Also Iga Swiatek defeats Sofia Blah Blah.

Oct 12, 2020
Women's Draw.... Wha?

Women's draw is filled with people I never heard of, Men's draw is expected also the President has COVID... or does he?

Oct 05, 2020
Brrrrr French Open 2020

It's cold and raining, perfect for tennis!  You can thank a wet market in China for that.

Sep 28, 2020
Novak Wins Rome Without Hitting a Woman in the Neck

36 Masters 1000 titles. That's insane. I haven't even had 36 sandwiches in my lifetime. Please leave a rating and a review.  Game set match.

Sep 21, 2020
About Thiem!

US Open 2020 Finals. Emotions? High. Grit? High. Quality of tennis? Medium. 

Sep 14, 2020
Neck Ball US Open 2020

Kosta talks robot umpires, Mom tennis, $265,000 fine and US Open 2020.

Sep 08, 2020
Covid Tennis

Strange times all around, kind of like this episode where Kosta addresses tennis and life.

Aug 19, 2020
Game, Set, Match, Wimbledon

Wimbledon is cancelled which sucks. You know what else sucks: COVID-19! WASH YOUR HANDS!

Apr 02, 2020

It's gonna be OK everyone, just chill.

Mar 17, 2020