Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Novak Djokovic’s Doha defeat of Andy Murray was a drama in three acts

The world's top two players were forced to dig deep into their emotional reserves.

Jan 08, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: ATP No. 8 Dominic Thiem

For Thiem, it will ultimately come down to what he aspires to and how often he plays. 

Jan 08, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: WTA No. 8 Madison Keys

Keys has the biggest game on the women’s tour, but she needs to be more consistent. 

Jan 08, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: WTA No. 7 Garbine Muguruza

If Muguruza starts a match poorly, she very rarely improves over the course of two sets. 

Jan 07, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: WTA No. 6 Karolina Pliskova

Is the 23-year-old Czech about to enter a more productive phase of her career? 

Jan 07, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: ATP No. 7 Gael Monfils

Whatever his attitude, Monfils has probably peaked in the rankings. 

Jan 07, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Father Time: Thoughts on Roger Federer’s first week back

Judging by the evidence in Perth, Federer can still hold his own with any generation.

Jan 06, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: ATP No. 6 Marin Cilic

At 28, the Croat is coming off the best year of his career. 

Jan 06, 2017
by Steve Tignor

2017 Season Preview: ATP No. 5 Kei Nishikori

Does he see himself as a major champion? So far the answer seems to be no. 

Jan 05, 2017
by Steve Tignor