1. Tennis Techniques: Aggression Gets Replaced By Survival

    There are the hunters and then there are the hunted. If you take a look at animals, it is pretty diffcult at first sight to say why the predator would ever lose his battle. The prey is never designed to fight...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 327 reads 40 comments

  2. Rewind 2001: Pete Sampras' US Open Nail-Biter over Andre Agassi

    Traditions are to be honored. The rarity of a surface is to be appreciated. The natural origin of the lush green carpet is to be revered...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 835 reads 49 comments

  3. Fear, the Noble Thought

    In the beginning was the mind, and the mind was God. Thoughts follow the labyrinthine path of the lazy day-dreamer paying attention only to the beauty of the stunning views on the way, ever forgetting to docket the geography and form of the landmarks...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 131 reads 9 comments

  4. In the Zone with Robin Soderling

    Training is a way to automation. The more details of an action one internalises and delegates to one's reflexes, the more one gets to concentrate on the higher-level things...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 300 reads 27 comments

  5. "Roger, You Broke My Heart"

    Science Fiction and Humour is a very, very bad combination (DIS)CLAIMER : All characters in this story are imaginary...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 490 reads 37 comments

  6. B/R Tennis Creatures Watch USO Finals (Humour)

    Roddick was walking out into the Court. He had come up short by the breadth of a hair four times after that Wimbledon finals...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 224 reads 39 comments

  7. Everyone Likes It Smooth, of Course

    Some random ramblings. I like Nadal more than Roger. And my best mate just loves Federer. I pester him on this thing, and he likes to pick me...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 666 reads 63 comments

  8. The Lethal Leg Break - The One that Edges: An Analysis

    The Leg-Break is one of the most feared deliveries as far as a right-hander is concerned. And considering that most of the batsmen are right-handed, it should be no surprise that one of the biggest successes and geniuses in Cricket was a leg-spinner...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 134 reads 20 comments

  9. The Death and The Fight For Existence: The Nadalian

    Life as a syllogism is Chaotic "I have to battle. I have, but one aim in my life - to improve in what I do. I have to try to be the best I can...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 426 reads 31 comments

  10. The Next Community Leader (Satire)

    Our illustrative leader, Long John Silver, will be replaced as Community Leader of the Tennis Domain soon. This is indeed sad and shocking news for us all...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 355 reads 88 comments

  11. Why Worry, Just Like It!

    When one leaves one's mind to its spontaneous course of action, but later reminisces on it in a rationalistic way, one would find no particular logic or order in the way the synapses fired. Indeed our thought process has not been characterised...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about almost 5 years ago 61 reads 22 comments

  12. Epic vs. Epic: The Better Matchup Gives the Edge to Wimbledon's 2008 Finals

    The most prestigious of all Slams is over, and it has left the fans and professionals alike spellbound with yet another nerve-wracking final. Debates are rife as to whether the last year's Classic has been surpassed and outclassed...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 480 reads 40 comments

  13. The Workings of A Troubled Mind

    God plays dice with the human mind. I am running away from him -- ahead of him. Faster than him. But I have to write, but not this. I have to write that which evokes laughter - the most paltry of pleasures...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 391 reads 24 comments

  14. A Psychoanalysis: The Fan Delusion

    It is wondrous, paradoxical, and oxymoronic how the creatures on this planet who are supposed to be the most intelligent should also be the most hypocritical and more subjective in their behaviour...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 635 reads 61 comments

  15. "You Have To Win To Stay Alive"

    The story, ever so ridiculous, the conjectures ever so far-fetched. It was somewhere in the middle of the twenty-first century. The event was the Wimbledon Finals. The Champion was ever so ambitious and ever so imposing...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 475 reads 37 comments

  16. Temper: On a Lighter Note

    He had always had this wild upsurge when he was about to lose. But whatever his chances were of losing, they were made all the more bigger, by what that upsurge prompted. He had always reined in his temper before it did any lasting damage...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 225 reads 6 comments

  17. A Search For Meaning : In Vain

    I think, therefore I am. It was the consciousness. It was the world. Whatever happened on earth was it's dreams—it's thoughts. Whatever happened in the universe was its rationalizations...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 211 reads 14 comments

  18. Contradictions Do Not Exist

    Very Very far-fetched He was, what many people called, a mad scientist. He dwelt upon thoughts that exercised only the upper echelons of the human analytical faculty...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 251 reads 10 comments

  19. A Strange Story Indeed

    The French Open final was the next day. He had decided to let nothing stand between himself and the match. This was Federer's chance for sure. He somehow knew it in the deepest of his hearts...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 534 reads 23 comments

  20. An Interesting Anecdote From The Future

    It was in the future. He was reclining on his sofa reading the memoirs he had written in his late 20s. He had hunted for the book all through the house and finally got it from a dusty corner...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 549 reads 25 comments

  21. The Big Question: Racquet or Ball?

    Naturally, very stupid There are essentially four questions over which mankind spends most of its time pondering over...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 211 reads 16 comments

  22. The Matrix: The Real Story, Book 1

    Chapter 1 : Morpheus Meets Neo "It was toward the end of the Twenty First Century—the whole of humanity was lavishing it's time on aimless thoughts and pleasure hunting. There were more than enough machines to take care of everyone's needs...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 1,182 reads 13 comments

  23. Fans And Rationality: Why Worry? Just Like It!

    Rational thinking says, "Given these premises, then what". A prerequisite for rationality is then a well-established set of premises, or axioms...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 147 reads 15 comments

  24. A Nadalian Task, Of Course

    Many a time in history, a concept is born of a man. It starts with comparing another's feats with what that man has done, follows up with slowly weaning it away from him, and finally completely separating it from his personality...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 349 reads 12 comments

  25. Umpiring and the Moral Code

    This has more to do in the context of the "gentleman's game", since I assume, one aspect of a gentleman (nowadays there are ladies too) is to stand by what he thinks is just and fair...

    antiMatter Written by antiMatter about 5 years ago 99 reads 12 comments