Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 3: Halep survives Kerber in Australian Open semis

These WTA stars gave us the year's most furious, glorious 50 minutes of tennis.

Dec 12, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 4: Djokovic edges Federer in Paris Masters semis

Novak's win over Roger was as good as anything they've produced together on a court.

Dec 11, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 5: Halep battles past Stephens in Rogers Cup final

Drama and quality were abundant in this installment of one of tennis' best new rivalries.

Dec 10, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 6: Nadal fights off Del Potro in Wimbledon quarters

After 4 hours and 47 minutes, there was nothing left for them to do but embrace.

Dec 07, 2018
by Steve Tignor

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Tim Mayotte, 1986

The 58-year-old wants to teach coaches—not just players—the sport's fundamentals.

Dec 06, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 7: Halep beats Davis in Australian Open third round

The Romanian's marathon win over the American foreshadowed many more Halep epics to come.

Dec 06, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 8: Cilic outlasts De Minaur in US Open third round

The 2014 champ and the young Aussie gave fans in New York a good reason to stay up late.

Dec 05, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Top 10 of '18, No. 9: Ferrer tops Kohlschreiber in Davis Cup quarters

If we want to remember how Davis Cup once was, this match will be a good place to start.

Dec 04, 2018
by Steve Tignor

50 Years, 50 Heroes: Althea Gibson, 1982

With Dr. Robert Johnson's tutelage in the South, Gibson crossed the color line up North.

Dec 04, 2018
by Steve Tignor