Rennae Stubbs enjoying a trip to the Storm King Art Centre, Upstate New York

Rennae Stubbs enjoying a trip to the Storm King Art Centre, Upstate New York

Meditators of New York

Former Wimbledon and US Open doubles champion Rennae Stubbs

Rennae Stubbs found her way onto the list of tennis greats when she won the Wimbledon doubles championship twice and the US Open doubles championship, among many other achievements. She continues to live an intense, high pressure life working as tennis commentator with ESPN and coaching top ten player Karolina Pliskova,

Now many years after she finished her playing career, and three months into her meditation "career", she says she wishes she had been meditating during her playing days.

I spoke to Rennae at her East Village apartment in Manhattan as she was preparing for this years US Open. Here are a couple of excerpts from the interview.