1. Novak Djokovic: Taking the Tennis World in a Trance, Not by Chance

    It’s perhaps the most talked about event in men’s tennis at the moment— Novak Djokovic winning his third Australian Open crown. That's two in two straight years...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 2 years ago 438 reads 2 comments

  2. Rewind 2003 Oz Open: "A" for Australian Open; "A" for Andre Agassi

    Looking at my selection for continuing the Rewind series, one might wonder as to what made me pick this particular final...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 4 years ago 275 reads 1 comments

  3. How He Fared In 2009: Andy Roddick's Bounce Back Season

    This article is the third in a series which talks about how the players fared in the 2009 season... Amongst the likes of Federer, Rafa, Murray, Nole, Davydenko and Del Potro; Andy Roddick would stand out...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 4 years ago 387 reads 16 comments

  4. Near Misses: A Case Of Svetlana's "What If"

    The question of 'what if' is something that runs like a loop in one's mind especially if things do not pan out the way one wants them to; it plagues and demoralises the thought process, leaves ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 280 reads 7 comments

  5. Some Random Ramblings...

    Eloquent are your words, Poignant are your deeds, Making me think, making me feel... Inspiring, etching, and fulfilling; Nothing like them, the treasures of my life! Scathing are your ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 109 reads 7 comments

  6. Rise of The Star, Yuki Bhambri: The Big Picture

    India's re-entry into the Davis Cup World Group after a gap of 11 years, not only reinforced Somdev Devvarman's abilities to stand up and be counted when it mattered the most, but also allowed ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 457 reads 7 comments

  7. In The Zone With Andy Roddick

    The battle lines were drawn; the contenders were ready...each, a namesake of the other and yet there would be just one winner; inching forwards drowning the other.....

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 304 reads 10 comments

  8. Creature vs Creature: Wozzy Gunning To The Fore?

    The 2009 women's singles final couldn't have been held without any more fanfare; to put it simply, it was agog with surprises right from the start and will end up in a surprise either way...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 213 reads 8 comments

  9. Mechanics: How Djokovic's game matches with Federer

    Introduction: This is a first time venture that Long came up with and since the topic at hand gave me a scope to understand and learn the intricate nuances about the players and their style, I decided to give it my best shot...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 1,025 reads 11 comments

  10. Creature vs Creature: Kim's First True US Open Comeback Test of Fire

    Going by the looks of it, at this juncture there seems to be no rival who looks to threaten Serena Williams's chance of defending her US Open title and grab her 12th slam in the process...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 238 reads 13 comments

  11. Creature Vs Creature: Verdasco's yet another 2009 dream run at USO?

    Merely flicking cursory glances at the men's fourth round encounters for the day [Davydenko is already history], will not point towards any intrigue-inspiring match; though were one ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 223 reads 42 comments

  12. Creature vs. Creature: Will Andy Murray "Dent" the Dent Resilience?

    The most difficult question to be asked before the start of the third-round encounter between the American comeback hero and the British US Open wannabe (do names need to be mentioned?): On whom ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 204 reads 29 comments

  13. US Open 2009: A Show of Lleyton Hewitt's Hewitt-ism, Roger Federer's Federer-ism

    When Roger Federer took on Lleyton Hewitt today in the third round at Arthur Ashe Saturday, one couldn't have expected a much better contested match, though for some the final result turned out to be a bitter pill to digest...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 737 reads 32 comments

  14. Andy Roddick: Straight from the Horse's Mouth

    Hey Guys, It's so nice to see you all (it's been a very long time, isn't it?) and you know how busy I have been working and getting myself into shape (did you see me trouble Federer ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 5 years ago 210 reads 9 comments

  15. Evonne Goolagong: An Aussie with a Difference

    Debating, discussing and gauging the potential and the achievements of the likes of Billie Jean Kings and Martina Navratilovas, who formed the pivot of women's tennis of their era, there is one ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 672 reads 21 comments

  16. Women's Power Rankings: Jankovic Grabs Pole Position

    1. Jelena Jankovic: Last Four Tournaments Played: Cincinnati [Winner], Stanford [Quarter finalist], Wimbledon [Third Round] and Eastbourne [First Round]. Total Points: 863...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,765 reads 13 comments

  17. In the Zone with Fernando Verdasco

    "Always prepare for the worst, hope for the best and as much as possible...try to avoid the unexpected..." But then one ought to remember that on certain days unexpectedness has a mind of its ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 269 reads 22 comments

  18. Rewind 2001: Heralding The Hewitt Victory and The Prophecies In Its Wake

    The timing of this article couldn't be more ironic... After watching Lleyton Hewitt getting socked by Juan Carlos Ferrero in the first round of the Montreal Masters, this article was the only ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 276 reads 28 comments

  19. Marat Safin: Sizzle Before You Fizzle

    There are three kinds of people in this world; the first- who attend to their purpose in life without any prompting, the second-who go on about their business after being at the receiving ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 670 reads 38 comments

  20. The Concept Of Integrity: Explicitly Ignored?

    Integrity, often synonymous with honesty, represents a person's capacity to stand by his righteous morals and values thereby not compromising with his conscience, especially, when the ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 722 reads 13 comments

  21. Kim Clijsters's Comeback: A Welcome Change In The WTA Vulnerability

    The second half of the Masters series which sees action beginning from the first week of August, will mark the return of Kim Clijsters back to the rectangular realm of the sport. For the former World No...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 607 reads 14 comments

  22. Mario Ancic: Some Things in Life Do Deserve a Second Chance...

    When Mario Ancic defeated Roger Federer in the first round of Wimbledon 2002, he must have had no inkling that he had created a name for himself in the history books which would run for the course of the next six years...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 600 reads 30 comments

  23. How the Element of Surprise Enhances Sports

    What keeps a sports fan glued to his favourite brand of sport/sports? A feeling of connectivity; not only with a team or a player but with every component involved in making the sport whole and complete...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 132 reads 24 comments

  24. Novak Djokovic: The Sun Will Peep Through the Clouds

    "Long long ago in the land of tennis there lived a Serb...when he made his grand appearance he ensnared and encapsulated everyone's attention toward him....his rivals started fearing him, the womenfolk fawned all over him...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 912 reads 49 comments

  25. Tennis Tales, Pt. 1: The Wrong Phraseology Connection

    Beginning this week, I have tentatively decided to embark upon a weekly series highlighting several aspects of the sport in a lighthearted manner...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 255 reads 21 comments