One of the few journalists inducted into The Tennis Hall of Fame, STEVE FLINK is an institution.

Since attending Wimbledon at 12 years old, Steve’s had a front seat to The Open Era. By his count, he’s been to over 140 Grand Slams since 1965.

As a writer, Steve has penned several books on the history of tennis . One of the foremost experts on Pete Sampras, Steve is currently completing a book on the legendary player. He’s also contributed to World Tennis MagazineTennis Week and  And outside of print, he has offered commentary for ESPN and CBS Radio.  And as a statistician, Steve has worked for all the major networks.

On this episode, Steve offers an inside look into the machinations of the press room and the life of a veteran tennis journalist. He explains why he thinks Sampras’ dominance may have been a curse to his legacy. And he tells us what he thinks is the greatest tennis story of the modern era.

(Recorded July 20, 2019. Released July 23, 2019). UNDER REVIEW is a podcast in which tennis insiders share unique stories and insightful perspective. For more information, please contact


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ATP, Bernard Tomic, Bud Collins, Chris Evert, Coco Gauff, Davis Cup, Herbert Warren Wind, Justin Gimelstob, Naomi Osaka, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic, Patrice Clerc, Pete Sampras, Rafael Nadal, Rafael Osuna, Richard Williams, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Simona Halep, Tennis Hall of Fame, Venus Williams, Wimbledon