Latest Articles by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: At long last, equal prize money at the majors

In 1973, the US Open became the first Grand Slam to offer the same purse to men and women.

Sep 13, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Tennis in the media

Social media has changed the way players connect with their fans.

Jul 26, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: International Tennis Hall of Fame

Michael Stich and Helena Sukova will be inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Jul 19, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Rafa's and Roger's Strokes of Genius

Against Federer at Wimbledon, the third time was a charm for Nadal.

Jun 28, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Billie Jean King

King won a total of 39 Grand Slam trophies, including 20 Wimbledon titles.

Jun 21, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Martina Navratilova

Between 1978 and 1990, Navratilova dominated the grass-court swing.

Jun 15, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: The Grand Slam

Only three players have won calendar-year Grand Slams in the Open Era.

May 17, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Tennis Channel launch

Tennis Channel gave its viewers round-the-clock comprehensive coverage.

May 10, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Bjorn Borg

The Swede racked up a total of 11 Grand Slams singles titles.

May 03, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele