Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

TURF TALK: CONSIDERING THE TOURS AS WIMBLEDON BECKONS

Grass, tennis' most unpredictable surface, is an apt battleground in this uncertain time.

Jun 23, 2017
by Ed McGrogan

Week in Preview: Federer, Murray in action; Azarenka returns to tour

There are two men's tournaments and two women's events as we inch closer to Wimbledon. 

Jun 19, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Vilas' 1977 French Open title was at center of epic 145-win campaign

Guillermo Vilas dominated Brian Gottfried, 6-0, 6-3, 6-0, in the 1977 French Open final. 

Jun 16, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Seven moments that defined the often-sublime 2017 French Open

Family matters; Jelena channels Guga; Djokovic's decline; what Simona said; and more.

Jun 11, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Rafael Nadal’s 10th French Open title was his most masterful yet

The now-15-time Grand Slam champion soundly beat Stan Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, in Paris.

Jun 11, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Men's French Open final preview: Rafael Nadal vs. Stan Wawrinka

Rafa is a nine-time Roland Garros champion, but the Swiss is 3-0 in Grand Slam finals.

Jun 10, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Jelena Ostapenko took the final into her own hands—and was rewarded

The 20-year-old won her first title at the French Open with faith and formidable shots.

Jun 10, 2017
by Steve Tignor

A lot was familiar, and a little was new, in Nadal's win over Thiem

The nine-time French Open champion will play Stan Wawrinka for the title on Sunday. 

Jun 09, 2017
by Steve Tignor

French Open Women's Final Preview: Ostapenko, Halep eyeing first major

Will Ostapenko be able to ignore her surroundings one more time? 

Jun 09, 2017
by Steve Tignor