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  1. Tennis goes beyond the majors

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    The ATP's 2011 "year-end" championships have just concluded in London, but the year isn't quite over -- that would make a little too much sense for tennis and its schedulers. There's still the real year-end event, the Davis Cup final, ...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  2. Why tennis would benefit from a union

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    Judging by the volume of coverage on my Twitter feed, the biggest story in American sports this summer wasn't the NBA Finals or the seventh game of the Stanley Cup finals. No, all of that was overshadowed by a story of athletes off the field, in...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  3. High Strung

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from Stephen Tignor's "High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Untold Story of Tennis's Fiercest Rivalry." You can purchase the book here. The night of the 1980 Wimbledon final, after experien...

    Blog | June 10, 2011
  4. Not everyone felt the love in Paris

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    This year's French Open will be remembered for the excellent play and emotional celebrations of its champions, Francesca Schiavone and Rafael Nadal. But before the rest of those two weeks in Paris fade in our minds, let's give a final grade...

    Blog | June 09, 2010
  5. French Open: Grading the players who fell short at Roland Garros

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    Now that Rafael Nadal and Francesca Schiavone have had time to bask in the afterglow of their French Open wins, it's time to examine what went wrong for a handful of players whose games flickered and failed at Roland Garros.

    Blog | Conversation | June 09, 2010
  6. Five reasons Roddick is for real

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    The epic Wimbledon men's final was a career-changing event for the two guys who played in it. We know what it did for the winner, Roger Federer: He became the sport's greatest Grand Slam champion. It clearly will affect the future of the lo...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  7. Five reasons Andy Roddick is for real

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    The epic Wimbledon men's final was a career-changing event for the two guys who played in it. We know what it did for the winner, Roger Federer: He became the sport's greatest Grand Slam champion. It clearly will affect the future of the loser, Andy ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  8. If Federer and Nadal fell in the woods …

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    Have you been watching the tennis at the Olympics? I have to confess that I've caught only a few games here and there. I haven't set my DVR for it, the way I did on Sunday for the final of a relatively minor ATP event -- the Countrywide Classic -- an...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  9. Wimbledon's biggest winner

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    When the Wimbledon men's final was over, I clicked on Tennis.com and saw this headline: "Match of a Generation." Under it was photo of Rafael Nadal holding the trophy in near darkness. The words were appropriate -- like Borg vs. McEnroe on Centre Cou...

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2008
  10. Five keys to the final

    Stephen Tignor, TENNIS.com

    The tennis season goes out with a bang this weekend. A tennis superpower of the present, Russia, and one from the recent past, the United States, face off for the Davis Cup in Portland, Ore. The tie will pit a close-knit, well-known U.S. team against...

    Blog | Conversation | November 28, 2007