Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Next turns to Now: On Zverev’s Rome title, Djokovic’s big Agassi news

The young German is impressive in victory, while Djokovic plans ahead.

May 21, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Rome finals preview: Djokovic vs. Zverev, Halep vs. Svitolina

All four finalists are playing some of their best tennis of the year.

May 20, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Three to See, Rome Semis: Isner-Zverev; will Muguruza and Halep meet?

Kiki Bertens and Elina Svitolina will try to upset the two presumptive finalists.

May 19, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Three to See, Rome: Del Potro, Thiem look to stop Djokovic and Nadal

Also, Venus Williams will play Garbine Muguruza for a spot in the semis. 

May 18, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Novak Djokovic had his edge back on Thursday—How long can he keep it?

For this day, at least, Djokovic had his edge and his freedom back. 

May 18, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Three to See, Rome: Venus takes on Konta; Nadal and Sock sqaure off

In other action, home favorite Fabio Fognini plays Alexander Zverev. 

May 17, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Respecting, but disagreeing with, the Maria Sharapova decision

The compromise that was floated—allow her into the qualifying—was a reasonable one.   

May 17, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Three to See, Rome: Almagro looks to stop the speeding Rafa train

Also, Halep takes on Siegemund and Del Potro squares off against Edmund. 

May 16, 2017
by Steve Tignor

While Roger rests, Rafa barrels on: A look at where the legends stand

All these years later, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer are back on their own turfs. 

May 16, 2017
by Steve Tignor