1. Juan Martin Del Potro: The Roaring Argentinian at Paris

    Talking about "Cruise Control" in the French Open 2009, only Juan Martin Del Potro seems to have taken this route in the highly convoluted plot of this year's dirt slam edition...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 413 reads 28 comments

  2. Roger Federer Bagels His Way Past an Over-Charged Haas

    Statutory Warning: I am going overboard this time with my emotion, passion, desperation, frustration and finally sweet victory satiation.....

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,178 reads 41 comments

  3. Rafael Nadal: A Champion in Victory and a Champion in Loss

    Rafael Nadal redefined the meaning of the word "humility" yesterday. With a stoic maturity that is seldom displayed by many, this 22 year old's grace and "life moves on" attitude after the worst ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,565 reads 63 comments

  4. Andy Roddick: Life Is All "Ifs" and "Buts"

    Bonjour, Guys... I am playing really well at Roland Garros, did you guys notice that? I still haven't dropped a set...somebody say "C'mon A-Rod".....

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 711 reads 11 comments

  5. Roland Garros 2009: What's Cooking In The Juniors' Plot?

    Starting today, Roland Garros sees action from the Junior boys and girls circuit. These kids [it feels strange to call them kids when one day in the future, I might root for them] present a picture ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 334 reads 5 comments

  6. The Spanish Bull Devours The Australian Kangaroo

    Did anyone bet on Lleyton Hewitt today? If so, then that person must have been the absolute height of optimism to have placed such a foolhardy bet; while those who pegged Rafa to do the "wiping the court" act: Rejoice...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 585 reads 63 comments

  7. Re-Living The India-Pakistan Rivalry

    2009 is the year of the Ashes. The year when the English and the Australians will take the field as sworn enemies and arch rivals, determined to win the Ashes urn at any cost, come what may...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 273 reads 24 comments

  8. Roger Federer Survives Acasuso Scare To Win In a Four Setter Killer

    I survived a major heart failure today...Whew! And who was the reason behind this? A certain beloved Swiss tennis player named Roger Federer who was playing against some Argentinian named Jose Acasuso at Roland Garros in the second round...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 505 reads 61 comments

  9. Rafael Nadal's Silience-Breaking Letter to His Fans

    Hola Amigos, I'm veery upset about dee no good saying about my pink/yellow dress. Eet is veery good; I wanted to show my cute side to the geerls; dey always say dat Federer is dee cute, no? I don't like eet...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 881 reads 22 comments

  10. Roland Garros 2009: Roger Federer Guns His Way Past a Spirited Alberto Martin

    Allez Roger! It feels so musical to the ears, not to forget acutely satisfying and heartwarming, especially when he plays and wins in full "Federer-esque" flow like he did this afternoon...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,913 reads 66 comments

  11. Roland Garros 2009: Dinara Safina Bagels Her Way Into The Second Round

    To be honest, there was hardly anything special about this match, unless we take into account Safina's two perfect bagels to finish off her British opponent Anne Keothavong...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 264 reads 20 comments

  12. Roland Garros 2009: "David" Lleyton Hewitt Topples "Golaith" Karlovic In a Fiver

    Wow! What a thriller, though it turned kind of anti-climactic in the end. Anti-climactic because, I was half expecting the match to extend, till perhaps a 14-12 or a 12-10 in the ultimate fifth...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 572 reads 48 comments

  13. Women's Power Rankings: May 25th

    1. Dinara Safina: WTA Ranking: 1 Last Four Tournaments Played: Madrid [Winner]; Rome [Winner]; Porsche Grand Prix [Finalist] and Miami [Third Round]...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 193 reads 14 comments

  14. Rewind 2007: A Tryst With a Non-Tennis Destiny

    Technically, this ain't one of those quaint memory-ish articles, where the reader gets nostalgic just by reading the title and gets dragged and tempted to read the entire content which further throws him against a backdrop of a different era altogether...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 283 reads 37 comments

  15. Missing Action: When will Jankovic and Ivanovic Recall Actual Form?

    The recipe for a perfect WTA salad: Ingredients: A good and large amount of Safina, Azarenka, Williamses, Kuznetsova, Zvonareva, Wozniacki; A moderate amount of Dementieva, Zheng Zie and a rare pinch of Jankovic and Ivanovic...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 234 reads 10 comments

  16. Is Roger Federer's Madrid Masters Victory Still Not Satisfying?

    Today, Roger Federer ended his drought of not winning any ATP Masters titles in almost two years by grabbing his 15th title at Madrid...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 3,990 reads 117 comments

  17. Cricket: Should Helmets Be Made a Part Of The Umpiring Dress Code?

    The umpires' official dress code over the last few years has been undergoing a slow but steady sort of evolution and even though they are still keeping with the most "professionally dressed on ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 389 reads 14 comments

  18. Andy Roddick: The Reasons for My Failure at Madrid

    Hi Guys... By now I am sure each and everyone must have heard the news [I have heard that news travels faster than light or sound] that Roger Federer has defeated me [for the first time] at Madrid clay...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 483 reads 24 comments

  19. Sports and the "Unimportant": A Stumps and Bails Grievance

    Hello and Welcome... Dear Cricket lovers! We know it must be surprising and disorienting to hear this vague voice reaching out to you in the form of this article, but actually there is no reason to gape wide mouthed at this phenomena...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 119 reads 10 comments

  20. Madrid Masters: How Long Will Andy Roddick Bait the Madrid Clay?

    While we are on the subject of Madrid Masters, and while the animated discussion about the musical chairs-esque tennis between Federer-Nole-Murray rages on, including Andy Roddick's name among the choice of topics seems appropriate, too...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 660 reads 23 comments

  21. Figuring Tennis Out with Figures of Speeches

    Figures of Speech have always been a tricky concept for me and since I was tired of getting confunded and befuddled with most of them, I decided to trick these muddling words by equating tennis with some of the concocted tricky blighters...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 551 reads 19 comments

  22. An Evaluation: Tennisdom with Abraham Maslow's Need Hierarchy Theory

    Abraham Maslow's Need Hierarchy Concept is defined by five set of needs which according to Maslow depict a human social life and behaviour...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,360 reads 8 comments

  23. What's The Real Thrill In a Ninety Minute Football Match?

    So what exactly spurs on a football fan while he is watching every minute or nanosecond of those 90 minutes, sometimes even unconsciously forgetting to blink his eyes? Oh yes, a dribble here; a dribble there...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 235 reads 58 comments

  24. Kris Srikanth: What Cricket Commentators Shouldn't Be

    This article is the first of a series about what cricket commentators shouldn't exactly do and resemble (not physically) while on the job...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 757 reads 19 comments

  25. Mandira Bedi and Her Cricket Commenting Incompetence

    When I see Mandira Bedi's commentating and presenting antics on TV, I feel that there should be some mandatory requirement fulfilling condition for the job while her yakking on and on about totally ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 976 reads 54 comments