1. Hamburg Masters: A Misfit in the Hard-Court Continuation

    Technically the clay court season is supposed to be done and dusted, but going by the itinerary of the ATP organisers, there is still one last event to be contested—The Hamburg ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 252 reads 10 comments

  2. Jealousy: Destroying Every Ounce of Rationality

    I was six when the 19-year-old Monica Seles was stabbed at Hamburg in 1993. I was too young, naive, and innocent to understand the meaning of the word "jealousy," which I began to understand and comprehend fully as I grew up over the years...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 588 reads 84 comments

  3. Women's Tennis Power Rankings: July 5

    The Top 10 1. Dinara Safina; WTA Ranking: 1 Last Four Tournaments Played: Wimbledon [Semifinalist]; Ordina Open [Semifinalist]; Roland Garros [Finalist]; and Madrid [Winner]. The World No...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 368 reads 8 comments

  4. Andy Roddick and His "Wimbledon Final" Chess Game Strategy

    The 2009 Wimbledon men's singles finals bookmarks yet another episode of the Roger Federer-Andy Roddick rivalry [ignoring the statistics, of course] and, to be really honest, given the way Roddick ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 695 reads 20 comments

  5. Dinara Safina: Losing is the Master Key

    A qualifier would have played the Wimbledon semifinal with a bit more seriousness than what Safina displayed yesterday and she is supposed to be the reigning World No. 1.....

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 408 reads 12 comments

  6. Creature verses Creature: Andy Roddick Tames Hewitt's Hopes

    A first of sorts, this article is a creature vs. creature in the autopsy stage—providing a detailed and structured post match analysis from each player's perspective...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 108 reads 8 comments

  7. Creature Vs Creature: Will A-Rod Succeed in Holding the American Fort?

    Much has been discussed about Andy Roddick in these past few days; everything from his physique to his game makeover has been completely scanned, analysed, and approved by the fan and the critics' fraternity...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 181 reads 20 comments

  8. Wimbledon 2009: For Amelie Mauresmo, Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

    Interesting...very interesting....amidst the nerve wracking round-ups in the second Monday at Wimbledon, the fourth-round clash between Dinara Safina and Amelie Mauresmo takes up a huge wedge of the pie...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 315 reads 7 comments

  9. Lleyton Hewitt and Tommy Haas: Return of the Prodigals

    Lleyton Hewitt and Tommy Haas are roaring with every match that they are contesting; their strengths increasing, nervousness and anxiety thawing as the surface and the atmosphere seeps into familiarity...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 232 reads 14 comments

  10. The Man Rising from Down Under Sets the Wimbledon Sun for Del P

    Let a theory be drawn known as the "true test of character" and let Lleyton Hewitt be allowed to prove it; he will prove it more than just satisfactorily, giving the theory a unique flavour at the same time...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 171 reads 24 comments

  11. Are Lleyton Hewitt and Andy Roddick Finding the Grass Groove?

    Roger Federer might be the firm favourite to win the Wimbledon crown this year, closely followed by Andy Murray, but a certain American and Australian are looking like they have found their missing rhythm in the pristine SW19 grass...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 549 reads 10 comments

  12. Wimbledon 2009: Federer Opens Proceedings In Style

    Roger Federer began his 2009 Wimbledon campaign in style and that's not including his attire [it was a "military jacket" this time] by brushing past the Chinese Taipei-ean Lu in some brilliant display of grass court tennis today...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,107 reads 25 comments

  13. A Walk Down the Wimbledon Memory Lane

    Right in the middle of the tennis season, Wimbledon is here in all it's vintage combined with a formal yet classical display of tennis action...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 494 reads 30 comments

  14. Men's Power Rankings: June 15th

    1. Rafa Nadal- Last Four Tournaments Played: Roland Garros [Fourth Round], Madrid [Runner-Up], Rome [Winner] and Barcelona [Winner]. The World No...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 3,668 reads 27 comments

  15. Before Andy Murray, There Was....

    The grass court season [if we can call just three grass court events a season] is upon us and the lush, freshly mowed lawns of the "All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club" beckon the tennis ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 269 reads 15 comments

  16. A Memoir: From a Friend to a Friend

    The wholesome joy of watching sports is further accentuated when an entire group is following the frenzy and the activity happening on the field...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 183 reads 27 comments

  17. Cricket and the Great Indian Fan Melodrama

    India and cricket go hand in hand; cricket stars are Gods, and the fans are devotees, worshipping them as if cricketers are the next best thing to happen after the world was created...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 340 reads 25 comments

  18. Rafa and Toni Nadal: An Excess of Nectar Is Equivalent to Poison

    Rafael Nadal- just a few months back, he was the man of the moment: from Down Under to the city of fashion, everything seemed to be going great for him; it appeared as if the Gods of tennis had ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 2,931 reads 47 comments

  19. Allez Roger: My Side of the Tribute to Roger Federer

    Glowing and resplendent in the ultimate triumph,Scores of heartbeats nudged to ecstatic pounding,Winning—a mere word, not enough to describe what it meant that day...The day, you gave us a miracle of your own...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 815 reads 18 comments

  20. Roland Garros 2009: Did Robin Soderling Finally Manage To Win Hearts?

    A slight deviation from the deluge of the euphoria-induced Roger Federer articles [he deserves it], I wish to turn a wee bit of attention to Robin Soderling, who has reached the status of a "Prima Donna" villain in the current tennis fraternity...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,080 reads 36 comments

  21. Creature vs. Creature: Robin Soderling's Game This Weekend—A Hit or a Miss?

    The final creature vs. creature episode for the weirdly surreal final between Robin Soderling and Roger Federer features one man who the world knows is inching toward tennisdom glory, while the other...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 536 reads 24 comments

  22. Creature vs. Creature: Dinara Safina's Chance To Open Her Slam Kitty

    This edition of a creature vs. creature deals with the encounter for the ultimate quest that began a fortnight ago and will culminate with tears of joy for one, while the other will shed droplets over an agonisingly close miss-out...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 177 reads 7 comments

  23. Robin Soderling Solders Gonzo in an Inspired "Fifth" Set Thriller

    Ok Gonzo, you did try but in order to succeed you have to specifically remember "NOT TO BOTCH UP" and it seems you forgot that in the fifth set; and that's what did you in...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 421 reads 7 comments

  24. Creature Vs Creature: Safina's Hopman Cup Equaliser at Roland Garros

    The first semifinal of 2009 Roland Garros to be contested between Dominika Cibulkova and Dinara Safina gives a feeling of a recapitulation of the 2009 Hopman Cup finals though Safina ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 156 reads 24 comments

  25. Roger Federer-Gael Monfils: Taking a Leaf from "Harry Potter"

    Draco Dormeins Nunquam Titillnadus is the Latin motif of the magical school of Hogwarts, which literally means, "Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,820 reads 10 comments