1. When the "Gandhi" of Tennis Lost His Control

    I am probably doing a cardinal sin by writing about Roger Federer, adding to the multitude of frenzied contents posted in B/R tennis...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 542 reads 81 comments

  2. Clinching and Un-Clinching Cricketing Records

    For the "Record," I am tired of watching the monotonous and clearly unrhetorical "Record Breaking" version of cricket these days with words like "milestone" clearly not adding any substantial weightage to the game...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 131 reads 15 comments

  3. My Formula One Equation: Red Colour Ferrari Is Equal to Michael Schumacher

    It's one of those little connectives that happen just like that; sub-consciously we tend to add and correlate two things simultaneously which sticks to our mind even long after those things are undone...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 420 reads 22 comments

  4. Andy Roddick: I Apologise, I Apologise to Thee

    My dear fans, After the verbal encounter with the chair umpire during my match with Dmitry Tursunov, I am deeply ashamed and embarrassed about my behaviour and I feel sorry that my attitude has made you guys literally put your head down in shame...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 444 reads 14 comments

  5. Globalising Cricket for the American Baseball Addicts

    This article is directed towards all the baseball fans and addicts and almost imploringly herding them towards one of the most popular games in the eastern part of the globe: cricket! ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 228 reads 16 comments

  6. Game Plan Makeover: Courtesy Andy Roddick

    When we talk about Roger Federer's consistency as a top class tennis player, then we have to give an almost equal credit to an American called Andy Roddick. He has held his spot among the top 10 for the past seven years now second only to the Swiss...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 241 reads 16 comments

  7. Why Formula1 Is Not My Cup Of Tea

    The fact that I am writing about Formula 1 makes it obvious that it is my cup of tea but this article is based on reasons and excuses that make me impervious towards it...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 240 reads 5 comments

  8. Will the Real Lleyton Hewitt Please Stand Up?

    After the thorough drumming by Gilles Simon in the second round of the 2009 edition of the Miami Masters, Lleyton Hewitt's fans would be wondering what exactly went wrong in him? There ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 454 reads 26 comments

  9. Analysing Tennis: What If Rules Weren't the Same?

    Considering that Roger Federer's recent loss at Indian Wells against Andy Murray has triggered a huge onset of articles [once again] on Federer, Nadal and the usual star studs, I felt I should ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 430 reads 4 comments

  10. Who Exactly Constitutes an All Rounder?

    In today's cricketing parlance, the word "All Rounder" has become one of a common usage. From the Indian context, 26 years ago when Kapil Dev scored 175 runs against Zimbabwe in the 1983 world cup, his name began to echo as an "All Rounder"...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 140 reads 27 comments

  11. Indian Wells: Can Roger Federer Tame His Andy Murray Boogeyman

    Move aside Rafa and enter Andy Murray, who seems to have taken up the job of haunting Federer more seriously these days...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 495 reads 41 comments

  12. Misadventure in a Go-Karting Circuit

    Living in Mumbai has its own perquisites, and one of them was living in a place which boasted of the then "modernistic" amenity of a Go-Karting circuit...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 203 reads 5 comments

  13. Indian Wells: Rafa Bagels the Nalbandian Block

    Vamos Rafa! He has done it again. After a near three-hour long, tough, gritty three setter, Rafa packed Nalbandian off nicely with a revengeful bagel in the third. This victory will go down in Rafa's history books as the most thrilling comeback...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 554 reads 85 comments

  14. A Case Study of the Match Winners and the Slam Winners

    Tennis players can be classified into two main categories: One filled with players who win almost everything and anything in the tournament charts...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 234 reads 29 comments

  15. Umpiring: The Raw End of the Deal

    In a cricket field, a job that requires more patience, concentration, and hard work is that of the umpires and still, they don't get full house compliments. Why? Because in any case, either of the two parties will always be unhappy...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 334 reads 8 comments

  16. Does a Soccer Team Need a Captain?

    Having grown up as a cricket fan and seeing the ever-growing importance and status to cricket team captains makes me wonder about the relevance of the term "Captain" in soccer...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 1,412 reads 29 comments

  17. Part Time Bowlers: Boon Or Bane?

    The concept of part-time bowling has gained momentum in the last six to eight years, with the traditional format of six batsmen including the keeper and five full time bowlers undergoing a stark change...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 244 reads 50 comments

  18. Indian Wells and The Story Of The Three Frenchmen

    Indian Wells is under the way and B/R tennis has started seeing a flurry of articles about the top guns participating and gracing the event...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 269 reads 9 comments

  19. B/R Cricket and the Indian Cricketing Panorama

    A couple of months back, the Tennis domain in B/R had to deal with a situation akin to the one the cricket house is facing...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 177 reads 8 comments

  20. A Roger Federer Fan's Experiment

    Aim I will attempt to prove that a Federer fan, myself, is an unlucky element in his game and to determine the remedial measures needed to solve the problem. Apparatus My approach is a statistical analysis of Federer's matches after I became his fan

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 1,118 reads 25 comments

  21. Novak Djokovic: Tennis and Its Chequered Star

    When Novak Djokovic first came into prominence, he got recognition as a stand-up comedian with his impersonating acts along with his tennis playing acumen and maybe this was a reason that his fans started referring him as the "Djoker...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 499 reads 16 comments

  22. Attacks and Counter Attacks, Is That What We Want?

    Firstly, thanks to all the cricket writers for their respective barrage of articles on the terror attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team touring Pakistan...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 118 reads 29 comments

  23. Art of Coaching: Comparison and Contrasts Part II

    Coaching. One of the toughest yet sought after jobs in all sporting events. Every sports' coach has his own individuality and vibes imprinted...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 132 reads 7 comments

  24. Davis Cup In The Eyes Of a Cricket Fan

    Years ago, when I was an addicted Cricket fan and Tennis knowledge was limited only to "answering in quiz competitions", I had [stupidly] assumed that Davis Cup formed a part of the Grand Slams...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 140 reads 26 comments

  25. Coaches and Their Cricket Teams

    In Cricket, even though there are only 11 men manning the field, there exists a 12th man who holds on the strings of the players, as if he were a puppeteer. He is the force behind a team, a force which can be positive or just the antithesis of it...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 983 reads 21 comments