Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Pliskova believes she can win first major soon—she's right to think so

Now that she believes it, it’s only a matter of time before she makes it happen. 

Feb 20, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Week in Preview: Top ladies in Dubai; Men in Rio, France and Florida

Top seed Angelique Kerber will try again to get her 2017 off the ground.

Feb 20, 2017
by Steve Tignor

The one-handed backhand is having a moment—How long can it last?

It’s possible that this year’s Aussie Open will someday be seen as an evolutionary step. 

Feb 17, 2017
by Steve Tignor

PODCAST: Catching up with the Fed and Davis Cups

Breaking down the recently completed first rounds of each international team competition. 

Feb 16, 2017
by Ed McGrogan

Whose weekend win meant more—Alexander Zverev's or Grigor Dimitrov's?

The Bulgarian won his home tournament, and the German took home his second title. 

Feb 13, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Week in Preview: Kerber leads a loaded field in Doha; three ATP events

Here’s a look ahead at how this week’s four events might play out. 

Feb 13, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Looking back at the highs, and an unfortunate low, from Davis Cup play

The Davis Cup, as always, took on a life of its own as the weekend progressed. 

Feb 06, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Week in Preview: Three ATP events on two continents before Fed Cup

February gets off to something of a slow start in 2017. 

Feb 06, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Davis Cup Preview: Which teams can survive without their stars?

We look at each of the eight opening-round ties that will begin on Friday. 

Feb 02, 2017
by Steve Tignor