Latest Articles 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

In Barcelona, 10-time champ Nadal routs Goffin for 400th win on clay

The world No. 1 prevailed 6-4, 6-0 and will face Stefanos Tsitsipas for another title.

Apr 28, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Monica Seles' stabbing

Seles's knife attack sent shock waves through the tennis community.

Apr 26, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Johnson successfully defends Houston title against inspired Sandgren

This was the 28-year-old's first title since losing his father in May of 2017.

Apr 15, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

First-time ATP finalist Sandgren to face Johnson in Houston Final

The No. 8 seed is one win away from his first ATP World Tour career title.

Apr 14, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Nadal proved he's still the king of clay with his win over Zverev

The Spaniard looked very much at home, playing on his favorite surface.

Apr 08, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele

Stories of the Open Era: Cultural tennis icons

Their names come to mind when you think about tennis.

Mar 22, 2018
by Ashley Ndebele