Latest Articles by Steve Tignor

Women's HIstory Month: Wimbledon finally offers equal prize money

34 years after the US Open payed equally, the All England Club finally came around.

Mar 17, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Women's History Month: In 1970, the Original 9 starts a women's tour

On pioneers Billie Jean King, Gladys Heldman and the Houston 9.

Mar 04, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Week in Preview: Medvedev, Sabalenka lead fields in Rotterdam, Doha

The tours are out of the bubble Down Under and on the road again.

Feb 28, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Weekend Review: Swiatek accomplishes first goal of 2021 in Adelaide

The 19-year-old never seems to take an aimless step or a hesitant swing.

Feb 28, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Two weeks in Oz: How Australia allowed escape for players, fans

Looking back at two weeks of drama Down Under, and saying thanks to the Australian Open.

Feb 22, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Through pain and criticism, Djokovic holds off next generation at AO

Djokovic scored another win for the Big 3, holding off the next generation in Melbourne.

Feb 21, 2021
by Steve Tignor

In knowing when to take pressure off herself, Naomi Osaka shines again

She adjusted and compensated to defeat Jennifer Brady for her fourth major title.

Feb 20, 2021
by Steve Tignor

Final Preview—Is Daniil Medvedev, not Novak Djokovic, the man to beat?

The eight-time Australian Open champion says so—at least outwardly.

Feb 19, 2021
by Steve Tignor

After US Open classic, who wins the Osaka v. Brady Australian rematch?

They’ve been aware of each other since their junior days in Florida.

Feb 19, 2021
by Steve Tignor