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Prim Siripipat speaks with her former tennis academy peer, former University of Illinois and professional tennis player, Michael Kosta, about his transition from sport to the world of comedy. As a correspondent for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Michael discusses the similarities between tennis and comedy, and why he gravitated toward showbiz. Despite his struggles in leaving sport, including repeated nightmares of a match he "choked," Michael explains how tennis became the opening act for his work as a standup comedian.

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