Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

A slow court could make Caroline Wozniacki a tough out in Singapore

The 27-year-old defeated Svitolina, 6-2, 6-0, in her opening match at the WTA Finals.

Oct 23, 2017
by Steve Tignor

What's at Stake: Previewing the WTA Finals in Singapore

Seven of the eight players in the field have a shot at the top spot in the rankings.

Oct 22, 2017
by Steve Tignor

What's at Stake: In Europe, a race for London and some last WTA looks

Carreno Busta and Goffin try to add points; Sharapova and Kerber play their last events.

Oct 16, 2017
by Steve Tignor

An in-form Federer won his fifth straight match over Nadal in Shanghai

Good knees or bad, Rafa—or anyone else—would have faced long odds against this opposition.

Oct 15, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Shanghai Final Preview: Rafael Nadal v. his 2017 nemesis—Roger Federer

Rafa—0-4 v. Roger in 2017—brings a 16-match hard-court win streak into their 38th meeting.

Oct 14, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Shanghai semifinal previews: Nadal vs. Cilic; Federer vs. Del Potro

Both Roger and Rafa have plenty to play for, including the No. 1 ranking.

Oct 13, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Fabio Fognini's suspended two-Slam ban and fine: what it is—and isn't

The Italians' potential punishment offers plenty of carrot, but not enough stick.

Oct 11, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Federer shook off some rust to survive his Shanghai opener

Roger now moves on to play Alexander Dolgopolov, who he is 4-0 against in his career.

Oct 11, 2017
by Steve Tignor

John Isner shows he's more than just a server—he's a gamer, too

On a bad knee, the American saved a match point in his win over Dusan Lajovic.

Oct 10, 2017
by Steve Tignor