Richard Evans

Richard Evans 140x170 Tennis Writer

Richard Evans has covered tennis since the 1960s, reporting on more than 150 Grand Slams. He is author of 15 books, including the official history of the Davis Cup and the unofficial history of the modern game in "Open Tennis." Follow him on Twitter.


LATEST FROM Richard Evans

  • Nadal slams ATP over new rules
    March 10, 2013, 4:35 AM EDT
    Nadal fired up in hard-court return, more feisty after win in ripping new ATP rule.
  • Hewitt shows Isner the exit
    March 09, 2013, 11:00 PM EST
    Isner's early exit at Indian Wells another reason to wonder if he'll ever take the next step.
  • US youth struggle at Indian Wells
    March 09, 2013, 2:24 AM EST
    American youngsters ousted early at Indian Wells.
  • Gulbis captures Delray Beach title
    March 03, 2013, 7:29 PM EST
    Ernests Gulbis was expected to build upon his success when he won the Delray International title in 2010. Instead the gifted Latvian, who was ranked as high as No. 21, spent two years underachieving. But that is now in the past.
  • Roger-Vasselin upsets top seed Isner
    March 03, 2013, 12:21 AM EST
    Edouard Roger-Vasselin, playing in his first-ever ATP semi-final at the ripe old age of 29, produced easily the best performance of his not very distinguished 12-year pro career when he outplayed top-seed John Isner.
  • Gulbis beats Haas at Delray Beach
    March 02, 2013, 7:46 PM EST
    Ernests Gulbis, the former champion who had to qualify for the Delray Beach International Championships this year because of a rankings slump, is back in the final after battling high winds and a determined Tommy Haas on Saturday to win 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (2).
  • Isner advances to Delray semis
    March 01, 2013, 11:56 PM EST
    Isner flashes old form after last week's flop, reaches semis at Delray.
  • Gulbis rallies past Querrey in Florida
    February 28, 2013, 6:45 PM EST
    Ernests Gulbis says you have to be a robot to be a top tennis player these days, but the Latvian certainly did not look like one as he smashed rackets, yelled at the umpire and came storming back from 4-0 down in the final set Thursday to oust No. 3 seed Sam Querrey 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (4) in the second round of the Delray Beach International.
  • Sock continues recent hot streak
    February 26, 2013, 5:39 PM EST

    For Jack Sock, one of America's tennis hopes for the future, life just seems to get better with every passing day.

  • Another feather in Djokovic's cap
    January 27, 2013, 10:28 AM EST
    Djokovic begins promising 2013 with a third straight Aussie title.
  • Azarenka earns second Aussie title
    January 26, 2013, 10:17 AM EST
    Azarenka embraces hard-fought second Aussie title, wins back some fans.
  • Murray through to another Slam final
    January 25, 2013, 11:18 AM EST
    Murray notches first Slam win over Federer to advance to final.
  • Andre Agassi opens up about drug use
    January 25, 2013, 3:15 AM EST
    Eight-time Slam winner on Lance, his own drug use, and what he thinks of today's stars.
  • Djokovic plays his best tennis yet
    January 24, 2013, 8:24 AM EST
    Djokovic mixes precision, comedy to reach third straight final.
  • Stephens' dream run comes to an end
    January 24, 2013, 5:49 AM EST
  • Federer reaches 10th Aussie semi
    January 23, 2013, 10:54 AM EST
    Federer sharp as ever in five-set epic to reach 10th straight Aussie semifinal.