1. Tennis and Its Relative Connection With Relativity

    "When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute—then it's longer than any hour...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 442 reads 23 comments

  2. Ricky Ponting: To Be or Not To Be

    To be brutally honest, I hate the guts of Ricky Ponting. I mean after all the anti-Indian cricketing vendetta he has been privy to in the recent past, which Indian, a hard core Indian who swears ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 215 reads 18 comments

  3. Andy Murray: Made In Scotland, Entertaining The World

    One tennis persona who finds his name doing the rounds these days, often eclipsing Federer and Nadal in his wake is Andy Murray; the boy responsible for enlarging the elite top three of tennis into a Priory of Sion-ish Senechaux foursome...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 440 reads 33 comments

  4. My Complete Circle: From a Member To a Senior Writer

    I wrote my first article in B/R around seven months ago about my first time crush on Roger Federer and tennis...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 94 reads 22 comments

  5. Giant Killers: When India Routed the West Indian Cricketing Giants

    "Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 106 reads 18 comments

  6. T20 Cricket and The Fiasco Called "Cheerleading"

    Cricket is known as the gentleman's game or should I be saying "Was known as the gentleman's game?" Now before anyone gets me wrong, my usage of the past tense isn't because of the popularity ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 565 reads 43 comments

  7. Brian Lara: My One Match Villain

    Brian Charles Lara is one cricketing personality I have always admired and respected the most; yet there is one such predominant incident which made me skeptical about his greatness and superiority...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 392 reads 28 comments

  8. An Acknowledment and Request To Rafael Nadal

    Hola Rafa...Congratulations! I saw your match against David Ferrer and once again I accepted the fact that right now you are ruling the roost. Good, good.....

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,417 reads 72 comments

  9. The Williams Sisters: A Legacy To Tennis

    Talking about the Williams sisters is never easy; Nay! It's always stirring up controversial waters, for quite a few tennis fans hold the view that their [somewhat] singular dominance in the women's circuit has been unhealthy and resent the same...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 57 reads 8 comments

  10. Tennis' Law Of Diminishing Marginal Utility: Exceptions and In-Between

    The Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility It is one of the basic principles taught to students studying economics. Introduced by Lord Alfred Marshall, it forms a crux in the micro-economic level often reflected in routine, day-to-day life...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 1,614 reads 25 comments

  11. Wasim Akram: A True Challenge To Diabetes

    Sportsmen and injuries go hand in hand, but certain ailments are such which extend beyond skin and bone. Lance Armstrong's brush with cancer is one such example; an example quoted time and again embodying the fighter that he was...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 859 reads 43 comments

  12. Why 2009 Indian Premier League Bores and Sickens Me

    The 2008 introductory season of the IPL was fun. It was vacation time and after going through all those huge, boulder-ish books for twelve non-stop months preparing for the university exams, a clean break was demanded...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 462 reads 47 comments

  13. Men's Tennis Power Rankings: Apr. 19

    1. Rafael Nadal: Last four tournaments played: Monte Carlo [Winner]; Miami [Quarter finalist]; Indian Wells [Winner] and Rotterdam [Runner-Up]...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 622 reads 49 comments

  14. Monte Carlo: Rafa Powers His Fifth Through a Gutsy Nole

    What a match and what a victory! Untiring, relentless, gritty and adamant pursuit of the goal can be best described for Rafa's performance today and though he lost a set, the way he ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 340 reads 71 comments

  15. David Nalbandian: Where He Is and Where He Can Be

    Eleven years ago, David Nalbandian made a promising start to his tennis career by winning the junior Wimbledon title defeating Roger Federer; 11 years zeroed down to the present, the stark contrast between the two playing careers' is pointedly evident...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 303 reads 35 comments

  16. The Alter Ego Of Federer Named "Federer"

    I HATE ROGER FEDERER!!! But wait a minute! This isn't the "Roger Federer." I know it appears confusing, but it is actually clear as water. This Federer is an imposter who looks, behaves and sometimes [rarely these days] plays like the original version...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 638 reads 51 comments

  17. My Tennis Fantasy Involving Players and Spells (Part 2)

    My previous fantasy article dealt with the men's tennis stars and the spells chanted on them. This piece, is a sequel from the women's tennis perspective and I hope everyone likes it as much as they did the earlier one...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 210 reads 27 comments

  18. My Tennis Fantasy Involving Players and Spells

    In my imagination I have always equated the racquet in a player's hand to the likes of a wand in the Harry Potter world, always felt that the game shots resembled the waving of the wooden stick and casting of the spells by the witches and the wizards...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about 5 years ago 217 reads 46 comments

  19. Recollecting Shane Warne: A Blend of Divinity and Mortality

    Shane Warne was an enigma; forgive me the usage of such a word, but the man deserved it. In his own way, he revolutionised spin bowling and has created a standard to which every upcoming spinner is gauged and ends up falling short...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 141 reads 32 comments

  20. Vijay Mallya's Force India: Is It Really Forceful?

    For starters, Formula 1 is an uncharted territory for me, and therefore I have strictly decided that in case this piece doesn't bode well, the next time I resurface with any new contribution in the area, it shall be a bit better than the current one...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 370 reads 45 comments

  21. Concocting Tennis As a Movie

    Imbibing sports in movies is not uncommon, and therefore I decided to pen my own script for a tennis movie...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 124 reads 56 comments

  22. Remembering The Good Old Days When I Played Cricket

    Cricket might be native to England but one nation that has adopted the game wholeheartedly is India. Given any free time for the kids here, every nook and cranny is filled with groups of kids enjoying and revelling right from morning to late in the night.

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 153 reads 45 comments

  23. Is Andy Murray My Favourite Player?

    I like Murray. I don't like Murray. I like Murray. I don't like Murray. These days this is what I do mentally, sometimes even sub-consciously—Debating with my own self as to whether ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 572 reads 36 comments

  24. The Oddity Being a Left Hander In a Right Wing

    Life as an ambidextrous is real tough. Granted that it has its own advantages, but at the same time the disadvantages are nothing less, not to mention the confusion which is triggered wanting ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 168 reads 16 comments

  25. Bleacher Report and the Art of Community Leading

    Leadership has been described as the "Process of social influence in which one person is able to enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task." Think about it...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 170 reads 46 comments