1. Rafael Nadal Camp Provides More Questions Than Answers

    Okay, when was the last time Rafael Nadal made excuses in a press conference? I know: after his loss to Juan Martin del Potro in Miami five months ago. He played one of the worst matches I have seen him playing and seemed strangely disinvested on court...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about almost 5 years ago 1,771 reads 30 comments

  2. Bidding Adieu to Marat Safin

    I know I must be the nth person writing an article based on this topic today, but I simply had to. I had to say goodbye to one of my favourite tennis players—Marat Safin...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about almost 5 years ago 583 reads 11 comments

  3. Roland Garros 2009: Rafael Nadal Thunders Past Lleyton Hewitt

    Lleyton Hewitt and Rafael Nadal have much in common. Their nerves of steel, their 'road-runner' inspired quick feet, their hunger to succeed, and, most importantly, their unyielding minds. More so, the two share a genuine camaraderie off the court...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 830 reads 10 comments

  4. Roland Garros 2009: Maria Sharapova Is back with a Vengeance

    In a superb display of athleticism and mental tenacity, Maria Sharapova defeated Nadia Petrova in a tantalising second round match on the fourth day of Roland Garros 2009...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 1,107 reads 8 comments

  5. When Tennis Married Fashion: Spotlight On Rafael Nadal

    Well the French Open is upon us and i daresay it will be incomplete without a little chit chat about Fashion!And who else to focus on than the flavour of the season. Rafael Nadal...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 2,452 reads 42 comments

  6. Rafael Nadal: Never Say Die!!!

    HOW DID HE DO IT AGAIN? That’s the question which begs some answers. In a nerve-wracking display of absolutely superb tennis, Novak Djokovic came second best to Rafael Nadal at the semi-finals in Madrid...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 769 reads 27 comments

  7. Lesson from Rome: Djokovic Is the Biggest Threat to Nadal on Clay

    So what have we learnt from the Rome finals? Novak Djokovic has stepped up his game. Not only is he hitting the ball exceedingly well, he is fitter, more confident, and much more aggressive...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 930 reads 38 comments

  8. Rafael Nadal's Appetite for Vengeance Fuels Defeat of Robin Soderling

    Anyone who witnessed Rafael Nadal annihilating Robin Soderling would agree that Rafa was out for vengeance yesterday. For those who do not know, Rafa and Robin have a bit of bad blood between them...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 2,430 reads 44 comments

  9. The Lament Of Loss

    Yesterday, I was in a strange frame of mind—looking at everything with grey coloured glasses. I know everyone has those days when they feel melancholy. Feeling sad is one thing, but feeling defeated is quite another...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 230 reads 17 comments

  10. When Tennis Married Fashion: Spotlight On Roger Federer

    There have been a flurry of Roger Federer articles lately and we all know why. There have also been numerous discussions and debates floated ranging from eloquent praises to near obituaries...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 1,419 reads 21 comments

  11. When Tennis Married Fashion, Part One : The Evolution

    As the Miami masters gets into the more competitive mode, I realise we all need to recharge our batteries with something off the beaten track...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 713 reads 23 comments

  12. Novak Djokovic and Cristiano Ronaldo's Uncanny Resemblance

    I don’t know why but Novak Djokovic has always reminded me of Cristiano Ronaldo and vice versa. Being an absolute tennis and football buff, I have followed both of them over their careers; ...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 1,799 reads 60 comments

  13. Rhetoric From Rotterdam

    I watched the World Tennis Championships in Rotterdam the day before yesterday in absolute frustration. Let me say up front, Andy Muray deserved his victory and was clearly the superior player...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 433 reads 24 comments

  14. The Legend of Two Supermen: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

    I read Rob's excellent article yesterday (http://bleacherreport.com/articles/119382-atp-nadal-tests-positive-for-kryptonite-spoof) and i thought i will write some good old fashioned roger vs rafa stuff...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 2,757 reads 40 comments

  15. Oz Open Final: A Night Of Agony, Ecstasy and More...

    Well as this is my first post I'm hoping to put up a little disclaimer. I am hardly a writer and go backwards and forwards a lot. Hopefully, I will make my point and learn loads from all the feedback...

    Poulomee Basu Written by Poulomee Basu about over 5 years ago 542 reads 23 comments