Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

By the end of their match, Kyrgios was another awed Federer spectator

Roger won 6-4, 6-1, 7-5, and in the process hit one of the best shots of his career.

Sep 01, 2018
by Steve Tignor

How Serena turned her 30th meeting with Venus into a one-sided rout

Venus said it best: Her sister was untouchable on Friday night.

Aug 31, 2018
by Steve Tignor

On Rafael Nadal’s 4-set, 4-hour, Houdini-like win over Karen Khachanov

The defending champion "escaped tough situations" in a gripping third-round slugfest.

Aug 31, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Louis II: What’s been gained and lost at the ambitious new Armstrong

The US Open's new stadium couldn't be more different than its iconic predecessor.

Aug 31, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Djokovic “lost it mentally,” then found it in time to beat Sandgren

The Serb was pushed to a fourth set for the second time in two rounds.

Aug 30, 2018
by Steve Tignor

What can Lendl bring to Zverev's game? A look at the new partnership

In some ways, the union seems too perfect to be true. But there are questions.

Aug 30, 2018
by Steve Tignor

Serena avoids "trap match" Witthoeft to set up "The Match" with Venus

Serena gathered momentum with her 6-2, 6-2 win on Wednesday night. 

Aug 29, 2018
by Steve Tignor

An early look at the pros and cons of tennis' new serve clock

There has been mixed reviews for the sport's new experiment. 

Aug 29, 2018
by Steve Tignor

"I had literally never seen her before": How Sloane Stephens survived

She has always won with talent, speed, and power; today, she won with grit and will, too.

Aug 29, 2018
by Steve Tignor