1. Elena Dementieva: Still Holding Fort

    Justin Henin, Maria Sharapova, and the Williams sisters are some of the names that do the rounds and keep rippling the surface here in B/R...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 282 reads 6 comments

  2. Emotions and Frustrations from a Non Player Perspective

    Everyone has pent-up emotions which sometimes get the better of them. Tennis players, many of them we see blowing their lid off either directed to themselves, to the linesmen, or the chair umpire...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 243 reads 10 comments

  3. David Beckham...Please Don't Confuse Me

    To begin with, I came to know about David Beckham through a "Hinglish" movie called "Bend it like Beckham." Its a good, light, and entertaining film about an Indian girl's passion with football ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 260 reads 32 comments

  4. The Implications of Rafael Nadal on a Roger Federer Fan

    Rafael Nadal. This name, all of a sudden, is pulling me towards it like iron attracted to a magnet. In my short span as a tennis fan and more importantly, a Federer fan, I have never veered, neither towards this man's game nor his attitude, i...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,594 reads 67 comments

  5. Keepers of the Wickets

    We have articles about batsmen, bowlers, certain specified players, and all other aspects of the game cricket...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 222 reads 24 comments

  6. Remember The Titans: A Movie That I Cherish

    I have a confession to make before I delve myself into this article. I do not follow American Football and even though I am a big fan of this film so much so that I have watched it ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 227 reads 5 comments

  7. Doubles and Its Less Than Double Viewership

    I made this observation far too late I guess, to begin with. The observation that Doubles and Mixed Doubles don't hold much value with the crowd as much as Singles does. I don't understand why...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 198 reads 8 comments

  8. Tennis: If Mixed Singles Were Possible

    I have always wondered, why there isn't a concept called as "mixed singles" when mixed doubles can exist and thrive to a certain extent; or was it there, before it got scrapped? In any case, ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 252 reads 28 comments

  9. Cricket: What To Make Of It?

    George Bernard Shaw commented on cricket by saying, "11 players playing and 11 thousand fools watching." I have seldom felt like a fool following the sport but some of its rules really make me look like one...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 173 reads 7 comments

  10. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

    This is perhaps the umpteenth article to be written about Rafa and Federer after the Sunday thriller at Melbourne Park and before the "Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility" began to kick in, I felt I had to contribute one from my side as well...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 892 reads 21 comments

  11. Australian Open's Top 15

    Rafa Nadal became the first Spaniard on the 2nd February 2009 to win an Australian Open. Defeating Federer in an another back-to-back epic final, he made the Swiss master and his fans wait agonisingly yet again for his 14...

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

  12. Ozzie Open Day 12: Verdasco Loses, Yet Wins...

    It was an epic match on Jan. 30 after the epic Wimbledon 2008 finals. Only this time, the match wasn't interrupted by natural forces or anything...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 271 reads 9 comments

  13. Creature Vs. Creature: Nadal Vs. Verdasco, Will He? Won't He? Vamos Verdasco

    For a Nadal perspective, check LJS piece here The second men's singles between the two Spaniards will be a confusing affair at least from the Spanish perspective...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 229 reads 10 comments

  14. Creature Vs. Creature: How Bad Does Safina Want the Oz Open?

    The women's Australian Open final appears to be a precarious event with the scales ready to tip either way. Statisticians, think logically and if stats be given a look, it should be Serena as the favourite: 2003, 2005, 2007...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 156 reads 1 comments

  15. Aussie Open: Preview Day 12

    We are almost at the end. The players started dwindling and then there are only few left. Day 11 saw the culmination of three of the four Semi-Finals with the results almost as anticipated...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 217 reads 9 comments

  16. Ozzie Open First Week: Hits and Misses

    The Summer Sun at Melbourne glaring at everyone has not diminished the enthusiasm of the tennis players and the fans alike. The week has sped by leaving us anticipating more and wishing some hadn't taken the way it has...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 170 reads 6 comments

  17. Aussie Open Preview: Day Six

    Aussie Open Day 6...it just started, and now we are almost into the second week. This preview is for the matches that will mark an end to the first action-packed week down under; thereby blowing ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 154 reads 6 comments

  18. Court Awareness Australian Open: Preview Of Day 2

    Australian open...the slam of the Asia Pacific! The action has begun Down Under with all guns blazing, all stars ready with their artillery and arsenal...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 239 reads 4 comments

  19. B/R Tennis Bags Opportunity To Cover OZ for CBS-FOX Sports

    As most of us know, these days we have a space for our articles at the CBS-Fox Tennis Homepage and some of our writers' articles are quite regularly published there. But come yesterday, there was another surprise waiting for four of our writers...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 117 reads 2 comments

  20. Role Reversal: Tennis and Cricket, What If?

    Cricket was the love of my life until a couple of years ago. I still follow it though now the excitement that it used to generate previously has relatively diminished. Tennis is the love of my life currently...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 329 reads 8 comments

  21. Matthew Hayden: An Indian Cricket Fan's Reminiscence

    Matthew Hayden who retired today, Jan. 13, was never one of my favourites. Yet after seeing him belt fours and sixes, score half-centuries and converting them into massive hundreds, ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 211 reads 4 comments

  22. Somdev Devvarman: Indian Hopes Rise Again

    ATP Chennai Open 2009 singles winner was maybe Marin Cilic, but the highlight and the spotlight of the entire event was the Indian package: "Somdev Devvarman" or "Som" for short...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 254 reads 20 comments

  23. Top Tennis Players Whom We Would Love To See Play Doubles

    We have rivalries, where often the battle is neck-to-neck and makes us drop everything what we do to watch them in action...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,019 reads 15 comments

  24. Sports: Britain's Legacy To India

    The pic for this article is the poster of the 2002 Oscar nominated Indian movie "Lagaan". The movie revolves around a group of villagers who, oppressed by the British tax policies in spite of ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 112 reads 0 comments

  25. Hopman Cup: Hewitt Bridges But The Aussies Falter

    Session six of the Hopman Cup 2009 saw action between the Australians and the Slovak Republicans. If a punter would have predicted that this one would go down to the wire and laid all his money on the above supposition, he would have won this one...

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