Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

French Open Memories, #9: Andre Agassi d. Andrei Medvedev, 1999 final

Agassi’s 1-6, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win was an end and a beginning for the tennis legend. 

May 21, 2018
by Steve Tignor

French Open Memories, #10: Yannick Noah d. Mats Wilander, 1983 final

The Frenchman won 6-2, 7-5, 7-6 (3) in what was truly an emotional rollercoaster. 

May 21, 2018
by Steve Tignor

In Rome, Nadal took the new generation's best shot, and surpassed it

In rallying past Alexander Zverev, Rafa won Rome 13 years after his first time.

May 20, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Is back-to-back Rome champ Svitolina ready to take on Paris pressure?

The dark-horse pick for the French Open routed Simona Halep in Sunday's final.

May 20, 2018
by Steve Tignor

In Rome, Nadal and Djokovic reminded us what Big 4 tennis is all about

Rafa and Nole have played more than any other male pair of the Open Era.

May 19, 2018
by Steve Tignor

With Rafa on the Rome horizon, The Novak Djokovic Experience returned

The former No. 1 hit his classic notes for the first time in what felt like years.

May 18, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Rome, then Roland Garros: Muguruza, Halep, Ostapenko, Venus face off

But that doesn't mean one of those four big names will win this French Open tune-up.

May 14, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Rome could bring us the most important pre-Paris match—Nadal vs. Thiem

Thiem, who beat Rafa handily in Madrid, could face him again in the quarterfinals.

May 14, 2018
by Steve Tignor

What looked like a breakthrough week for Thiem became one for Zverev

The 21-year-old won his second clay title in two weeks with uber-confident serving.

May 13, 2018
by Steve Tignor