Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Clay-court tennis is back—is Djokovic? On his comeback win over Simon

Simon is now 1-11 against Djokovic, but this was their second straight lengthy battle. 

Apr 18, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Three to See, Monte Carlo: Djokovic takes on Simon; Haas plays Paire

Also, Lucas Pouille squares off against Ryan Harrison, the lone American in the draw. 

Apr 17, 2017
by Steve Tignor

It was now or never for Steve Johnson in Houston final—he chose now

The American defeated Thomaz Bellucci in three sets to capture his second career title.

Apr 17, 2017
by Steve Tignor

The road to Roland Garros begins in Monte Carlo: A Masters preview

Which of the top men will get a head start? Rafa, for one, has won this event nine times.

Apr 14, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Tennis can evolve in the mind as much as it does in equipment

Learning to play the modern game can make the sport feel like an adventure again.

Apr 13, 2017
by Steve Tignor

What Kyrgios can do for Australia, and what its team can do for him

For the moment, Nick the rebel has joined the Aussie fold.

Apr 10, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Week in Preview: Dimitrov, Sock in action as tours continue transition

The players are making their way from hard courts to clay, and from the U.S. to Europe.

Apr 10, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Who was Norman? Federer has much in common with his trophy’s namesake

A look at the Aussie tennis hero behind Roger's Australian Open trophy.

Apr 07, 2017
by Steve Tignor

Looking ahead to a potentially wild weekend of Davis Cup QF ties

Nick Kyrgios, leading the Aussies, is playing the best tennis of his career at the moment.

Apr 06, 2017
by Steve Tignor