1. Rafael Nadal: The Story Inside-Out (Pt 2: A Page Turned)

    You don’t win, there's a next time. You can’t play, what do u do? It was in the final against Ljubibic in Madrid 2005, when the first signs of serious injury struck, lurking throughout the year-end season...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about almost 5 years ago 1,624 reads 34 comments

  2. Rafael Nadal: The Story Inside-Out (Part I-The Promise)

    The game. The fans. The thrill. Hard losses. Sweet victories. Players. Personalities. Sport has all of it. But amidst eveyrthing, lie few names, that burn brighter than the rest...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about 5 years ago 4,411 reads 75 comments

  3. Living That Dream: Melanie Oudin—Belief Exemplified

    The tennis world’s seen it. Not once, not twice, yet rarely, that few. They storm into the battle-yard, young and fearless, unexpected, unpredicted, and with that break-through, bring ...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about 5 years ago 893 reads 43 comments

  4. Sledging: In Retrospect: A Humor Touch

    From badinage to the ire, within the limits and few over the lines, sledging has always been a common part of cricket. Defined for the dummies: The verbal use of comments to intimidate or put off an opposing team player...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about 5 years ago 100 reads 42 comments

  5. The One Chapter They All Fall Short

    1-18 2-15 0-11. Doesn’t feel so right to look at it that way. Wasn’t it 18-1 15-2 11-0? That’s the angle from which the tennis world saw it...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about over 5 years ago 383 reads 61 comments

  6. Why the 2009 Wimbledon Crown Will Be Rafael Nadal's

    The Dream. The Vision. The Hope. The Desire. The Passion. The Conviction. It is this fire within that drives the best from oneself. Few believed him when he said "I want to win Wimbledon...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about over 5 years ago 2,889 reads 111 comments

  7. Scene at Roger's Camp: The Subsequences of The Nadal Earthquake (Humor)

    31 May 2009 After a relaxing shower following an almost enervating training session, Roger Federer helped himself to some Pasta to attend to his growling stomach, and proceeded to the sofa to switch on the television...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about over 5 years ago 896 reads 6 comments

  8. Earthquake Strikes Paris

    The future of Roland Garros 2009 seemed as certain as it's recent history in the record books. La Coupes des Mosquetaires seemed destined to be the Clay King's, Rafael Nadal's. Yet again...

    Shikha Written by Shikha about over 5 years ago 406 reads 2 comments