While Andy Murray became No. 1, Jack Sock and John Isner ended their years on high notes. We discuss Paris, and look ahead to the ATP World Tour Finals in London.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan dig into a busy week of tennis news, on and off the court.
It’s been a very interesting week off the court. We discuss three hot-button issues surrounding the game.
What does the post-U.S. Open season mean for Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Angelique Kerber and other top tour names? Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor reconvene to discuss the remainder of the tennis calendar.
We’re down to the final four players, and two compelling title matches. Ed McGrogan breaks down Pliskova vs. Kerber and Djokovic vs. Wawrinka.
Serena loses, Pliskova vs. Kerber, Nole’s true test, Gaels great opportunity. Ed Mcgrogan breaks it all down from the U.S. Open
After a day of less-than-compelling quarterfinals, Ed McGrogan considers what’s next at the U.S. Open for the victors.
Agnieszka Radwanska’s surprising loss means Ana Konjuh is into the final eight. How far can she go, and what about the men’s draw?
Whether it was one-sided victories (Venus, Serena, del Potro) or marathon comebacks (Halep, Wawrinka), the top seeds made their presence felt at Flushing Meadows in reaching the second week.
It was a surprising day, in ways both good and bad, for a trio of talented American men.
Ed McGrogan doles out some first-week awards in his daily recap.
The U.S. Open got its first wave of significant upsets on Wednesday, while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal avoided any such drama.
Dominic Thiem and Steve Johnson survived in five, while night-match headliners Serena Williams and Andy Murray cruised in Flushing Meadows. What does it all mean?
Between two all-American five-setters, a strong Grandstand debut and Novak Djokovic’s evening test, it was one of the better opening nights at the Slams in some time.
This will be a U.S. Open to remember for those attending the tournament and watching from home. Ed McGrogan runs down the highlights from the season’s final Slam.
How do you explain some of the surprises in Rio? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan break down the early action in the podcast.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan catch up to discuss a long but ultimately satisfying fortnight.
In a special podcast for TENNIS.com’s 20th Anniversary, Louisa Thomas of The New Yorker (and formerly of Grantland) joins Ed McGrogan to discuss the craft of tennis writing, today’s trends and what tomorrow may bring.
How will the French Open champions fare as the tours shift to grass? Plus, thoughts on Roger’s return, Thiem’s recent play, and the Murray-Lendl reunion.
Parsing Paris’ preeminent storylines before the clay-court major gets underway.
It’s been full steam ahead for Rafael Nadal, both on and off the court. We discuss the star Spaniard, Angelique Kerber and look ahead to Madrid.
Thoughts on Sloane Stephens’ win in Charleston, a star-studded field in Monte Carlo, and Jordan Spieth’s collapse at the Masters.
A major month of tennis is in the books. After a proper introduction, Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor give their thoughts on the Miami Open and March’s results.
Ed and Steve discuss an entertaining first round and look ahead to some tantalizing quarterfinals. Plus, our thoughts on Bud Collins.
March is here, and so are two big hard-court tournaments. We discuss Venus’ return, Halep’s status, Federer’s omission, Djokovic’s desire, and much more.
Last week, Dubai’s top eight seeds went 0-8. This week in Doha, we’ve already seen Kerber and Halep drop their openers. It’s time we talk
The early success of 18-year-old American Taylor Fritz, and the latest comeback from star-crossed Juan Martin del Potro, are topics worth talking about.
In this edition of the podcast, we look back at Switzerland’s success in Fed Cup and ask the question: Has anything changed since match-fixing allegations rocked tennis?
Ed and Steve return to run down all the happenings from the Happy Slam, including Djokovic’s latest title and Serena’s surprising stumble. Plus: Winners and losers from Down Under.
With the draws ready for dissection, Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the best matches, upset picks and possible scenarios that could unfold Down Under.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan recap a busy opening weekend of tennis, including Milos Raonic’s attention-grabbing win over Roget Federer, Victoria Azarenka’s blitzkrieg in Brisbane, and the unstoppable Novak Djokovic.
Tennis stumbles at the start with a rash of injuries and withdrawals. Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor discuss the carnage as well as the Miami Open, which could be on the move.
New coaches, Federer’s funky schedule, the Olympics and much more: We discuss the upcoming season. Plus: Parting words on Robin Soderling
After reviewing the last match of the year—Andy Murray’s Davis Cup-clinching win—Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor look back at the best matches of 2015.
With the World Tour Finals behind us and the last event of the year, the Davis Cup final, nearing, we reconvene on the podcast.
Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor discuss a busy weekend in tennis, including the WTA Finals and a Federer-Nadal final in Basel
With the round-robin portion of Singapore behind us, we discuss the final four, and the most notable casualty, Simona Halep
We consider Nole’s campaign against some of the greats, and look ahead to the WTA Finals in Singapore.
We discuss both possibilities and much more about the two tours in this week’s podcast.
As the podcast returns, we say goodbye to departing WTA CEO Stacey Allaster, another round of Davis Cup, and the Grand Slam season.
After discussing the clear story of the tournament, Ed McGrogan and Nina Pantic break down the women’s bracket.
Albert Chen of Sports Illustrated joins Ed McGrogan to break down the men’s bracket—and to discuss the other big happening in Flushing, the New York Mets.
Thoughts on Sloane Stephens’ win in Washington, the Rogers Cup in Montreal and Toronto, plus more.
Before we head north for the Rogers Cup, we consider what this week means for players in D.C., Stanford, and Kitzbuhel. Plus: Where does Rafa stand before he heads to hard courts?
Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor reunite on the podcast, discuss where the game stands in the summer, and discuss the 50th Anniversary of TENNIS Magazine.
Recapping championship performances and close calls.
The Wimbledon finals are set: Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer and Serena Williams vs. Garbine Muguruza. Ed McGrogan discusses the finalists and the final-four match-ups from the All England Club
Ed McGrogan weighs in on the winners at Wimbledon, and some of the departed.
Venus and Serena started the day, while Djokovic and Anderson concluded it—sort of. Ed McGrogan recaps it all on today’s podcast.
On Middle Sunday, we look ahead to Manic Monday’s 16 round-of-16 matches, including Venus vs. Serena.
A dramatic day at Wimbledon ended with a match that wouldn’t end: Marin Cilic and John Isner remain tied at 10-all. Ed McGrogan recaps it all.
Dustin Brown’s upset of Rafael Nadal leads our audio recap of Thursday’s action from the All England Club.
We know half of the third round after three days of play. In today’s podcast, we break down the ever-changing brackets.
Our audio recap of the action from the All England Club.’
Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor take stock of the tours as we say goodbye to clay and welcome three weeks of grass-court play.
With a week of play in the books, Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan look back—and look ahead—on Roland Garros
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan take stock of the tours after Rome—and give their thoughts on the “Mad Men” series finale.
After an upset-filled week in Madrid, the tours slide over to Rome. We discuss both big clay events.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss an already intriguing Madrid Open, where world No. 2 Simona Halep suffered a first-round loss.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the ramifications of Nole’s latest win over Rafa
For the first significant clay-court tournament of the season, there’s a lot on the line. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the draw.
As we leave hard courts behind (for now), two familiar names are ruling the sport—and ruled in Miami. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan recap the tournament and consider where we’re at now.
There are many intriguing fourth-round match-ups at Indian Wells, but are they just appetizers to the main course, served by the Big Four and Serena? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the draws so far.
The Big 4 lead the four quarters of the draw. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan break down the men’s bracket.
Serena returns, as does Keys; could we see a surprise champion, or at least Vika vs. Maria in round three? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the Indian Wells women’s draw.
In advance of Indian Wells, Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan recap title runs by Safarova, Federer, Nadal, and Ferrer to close out February.
Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor take a closer look at the loaded WTA and ATP fields in Dubai, and consider Rafael Nadal’s latest clay-court run.
While it was a busier-than-usual weekend of Fed Cup, Novak Djokovic is alone at the top—for now. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan talk tennis as we leave Australia behind.
Will Murray finally win an Aussie Open? Can we expect anything different from Sharapova against Serena? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the final days Down Under.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan get together to discuss the opening week of play Down Under.
Ed McGrogan and Nina Pantic break down the Aussie Open brackets, quarter by quarter.
The new year has just begun, but there’s already concern about Rafael Nadal. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the Spanish star, Vika, Stan, and some notable youngsters.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan guess next year’s Top 10. Some of our picks may surprise you.
Nina Pantic and Ed McGrogan guess next year’s Top 10, which includes some mainstays and surprises.
With London and Lille behind us, we give our final thoughts on the ATP World Tour Finals, Davis Cup Final, and 2014 as a whole.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan break down the groups in London and discuss the long-term future of the tournament
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the latest news from the WTA’s season-ending event and a busy week of ATP play.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the legacy of Vic Braden, the state of Maria Sharapova, and forecast a suddenly shifting ATP tour
What should we expect from Rafa’s latest comeback? Who will be Serena’s next big challenger? And how important is winning a Davis Cup to Roger Federer? Ed McGrogan and Steve Tignor give their answers.
Matt Cronin, one of the most dedicated and respected journalists in sports, has been fighting a health battle throughout 2014. Before he returns to the press room at the U.S. Open, we discussed his world and the tennis world on the podcast.
Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan discuss the importance of the Rogers Cup, the opportunity of Milos Raonic, the return of Victoria Azarenka, and the final stretch of the Slam season.
They’ve risen up the ranks and infiltrated the Top 10. Have Halep and Bouchard reached their ceilings, or are their ascents only the beginning?
Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan discuss two very different but resonant finals, which saw Petra Kvitova and Novak Djokovic win their second Wimbledon titles.
Nadal and Murray are out, while Federer and Djokovic have kept their title hopes alive—but not if Dimitrov or Raonic can help it. Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan discuss a most interesting men’s event at Wimbledon.’
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan catch up at Wimbledon’s midpoint to discuss Serena’s surprising loss, women’s contenders, young men making moves, and the darkness issue at the All England Club.
Andy Murray lifted Britain’s curse, but there is still much to anticipate at a wide-open Wimbledon. Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the top topics.
In one of the best women’s Grand Slam finals in years, Maria Sharapova held off debutant Simona Halep to win her second French Open title. Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan discuss the day and look ahead to the men’s final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic
Sharapova survives, Murray wins 12-10, Monfils/Fognini drama (again), Canadian champions? Reporting from Paris, Peter Bodo catches up with Ed McGrogan.
Who would have guessed that 18-year-old Taylor Townsend, playing in her first major, would go farther than either Williams sister? Peter Bodo gives his thoughts on these Day 4 developments from Roland Garros.
What should we make of Stan Wawrinka’s first-round implosion at the French Open? Peter Bodo gives us his thoughts from Paris.
Is Rafael Nadal still the French Open favorite? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan catch up after the last major tune-up—and before the clay-court major.’
Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan discuss Roger Federer’s brief return at the Italian Open, and what we can expect to see from him down the road. Plus, is Maria Sharapova catching up to Serena Williams?
The men’s event is Federer-free and devoid of Djokovic. What does that mean for Nadal, Wawrinka, and other possible contenders? Will the stronger women’s event use this opportunity to seize the spotlight?’
The red-clay season really gets going in Monaco. Will a familiar face take the title, or is this small Masters draw ripe for some major upsets? Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss.
Indian Wells and Miami are behind us, but there’s still plenty of tennis happenings to discuss Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan catch up to do just that.
Steve Tignor and Ed McGrogan discuss the differences between March’s two big tournaments, and the lopsided record of a high-profile semifinal match-up.
Murray and Lendl ended their fruitful coaching relationship, while other high-profile partnerships are just getting started. (Oh, and Caroline Wozniacki let yet another coach go.) Peter Bodo and Ed McGrogan take stock of these tandems.
Colette Lewis of ZooTennis.com joins the podcast to discuss what’s become of UCLA and Virginia since last year’s unforgettable NCAA final, this year’s title contenders, and the state of the college game.
The world’s top players reunite for the first time since Melbourne at Indian Wells and Miami. We look at who needs a deep run (or two), and who should beware the Ides of March.
Venus was very nearly victorious, while Gael gave the Dutch crowd more show than substance. We examine their exits in the podcast.