She's the director of tennis at the Cary Leeds Center, and helping run the Bronx Open. (Getty)

"For me it wasn't about reaching No. 1, but really that platform that I had to stand on to make a difference."

This week's Podcast guest is former world No. 1 doubles champion Liezel Huber. Huber now serves as the director of tennis at the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis and Learning in New York, and is helping run the new NYTJL Bronx Open this week. 

Huber is a seven-time Grand Slam doubles champion and finished as the season-end No. 1 three times. She reflects on her stellar career as well as the path since that has brought her to the Bronx, where she helps teach children the game that's given her so much. The South African-turned-American shares her greatest memory from her career—which won't be what you expect—and gives an inside take on what went into getting ready to host a WTA International tournament at the new facility. 

The 43-year-old mother of two has confidently found her place in the world after retiring from the competitive sport in 2017, and she has a three-word secret to success to share with the world. She is most excited to show her new home to the pros visiting the Bronx, and to introduce professional tennis back into the community.

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