1. Hopman Cup: Russian Safin Siblings Try, Italians Succeed

    The Hopman Cup saw action beginning Jan. 3 with a clash between the French and the minnows Chinese Taipei; and, as expected, it was the French who drew the first blood...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 210 reads 12 comments

  2. 10 Tennis Players' Resolutions for the New Year

    Finally the much awaited New Year arrives in the form of 2009 and the Tennis season gets underway. Good, some live action, ultimately. A very important tradition of the new year is making resolutions...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 281 reads 13 comments

  3. My Favorite Tennis B/R Writers

    Since its the new year's eve, I have decided to write an article about my favorite writers in the tennis house...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 187 reads 9 comments

  4. Top 15 Matches Of Tennis 2008

    Tennis season 2008 was a real roller coaster with what twists and turns. There was never a lull in the house with constant surprises and unexpected results...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,270 reads 26 comments

  5. Cricket and the Eighth Year of the 21st Century

    As a fan of the sport, I know one thing for a fact: Cricket doesn't have any particular season; it's played round the clock, 365 days. One or the other series keeps everyone hooked to the television set...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 138 reads 19 comments

  6. The Life and Times Of Tennis World No. 1: Andre Agassi

    Flamboyant. Stylish. Rebel. These are some of the adjectives that come to mind when the name and topic about Andre Agassi is raised. And indeed these adjectives became synonymous with Agassi during his heydays...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 568 reads 14 comments

  7. Women's Tennis Wimbledon 2008 "Rewind": A New Chapter in Sibling Rivalry

    6th July 2008. Saturday. The stage was set for an all American showdown in the centre court of the "All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 262 reads 9 comments

  8. Alternate Career Options for Tennis Stars

    This idea struck me just as a fleeting thought so i thought of converting it into an article. I only selected seven players because many were overlapping. Please free to give your comments and as regards the players mentioned, no offense is intended...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 176 reads 10 comments

  9. The Life and Times of Tennis' Former World No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt

    The indefatigable Lleyton Hewitt from Down Under is one of those athletes whose name will always resonate with nothing less than awe and respect...

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  10. Is Indian Sports Ministry Being Too Political?

    The terror attacks on the financial capital of India brought the cricketing world closer, i.e all except one...

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  11. The Life and Times Of Tennis No.1s : Pete Sampras

    This article is the first of a sort of expansion of my previously written article "Tennis: the life and time of the No. 1s." Thanks to the encouragement by some of my co-writers, I am venturing out to start a series...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 301 reads 6 comments

  12. Tennis: The Life and Times of the No. 1s

    The title of the No. 1 player in the world might be viewed as an encouragement, as an added prerequisite to a well-performing individual...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 299 reads 13 comments

  13. 2009: Will the Women's Tennis World No. 1 Change Guards Again?

    Jelena Jankovic the reigning world No. 1 ended the year so, partly due to her own hard work and partly due to her co-players indirect help. This year she, not being caustic to her achievement, had not that stiff competition as she would have expected...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,543 reads 15 comments

  14. The New Ventures of the ICC

    The International Cricket Council or The ICC as it is known by its popular acronym has in the past few years two main jobs. 1. To follow the BCCI meekly in whatever it says or does; and 2...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 120 reads 5 comments

  15. Tennis and Quidditch: Observing the Similarities

    When we read books, we find some fictional characters somehow assume traits of people whom we know and talk about. Although the fictional world of magic created by J.K...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 27 reads 14 comments

  16. Cricketers: Sportsmen Or Supermen?

    Almost every sport played at the professional level has a definite season charted out before it. This in turn acts as a pre-determined timetable before the players such that they have a perfect balance of active and passive work life...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 188 reads 0 comments

  17. For Every Roger Federer, the World Needs a Rafael Nadal

    Yin and yang, black and white, and so and so forth. The world is full of such complimentary elements. When it comes to tennis, one pair best models this mystique right now: Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 2,304 reads 12 comments

  18. Cricketing Captains: Leading From the Front

    Cricket might be played with 11 players, but the one person who is responsible for making or breaking a team is the captain...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 273 reads 12 comments

  19. Observations Of a Half Cooked Football Fan

    Soccer, is perhaps the only sport that acts as a melting pot of people across the globe. As a fan tottering on the threshold of soccer for the first time in my life, I made a few observations...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 260 reads 10 comments

  20. Roger Federer: The Surge of Expectation Mounts

    The winner of the recently concluded Shanghai Masters may be Novak Djokovic, but one name that continues to do the rounds is "Roger Federer...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 1,508 reads 9 comments

  21. Indian Heat Too Hot to Handle for the English Boys?

    After the success against the Australians in the five match Border-Gavaskar test series, the Indian Cricket team is giving its fans more and more reasons to smile...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 654 reads 7 comments

  22. Davydenko—Djokovic: An Unexpected Finish To an Expected Start

    The Shanghai Masters 2008, in its meandering course, has taken such a turn of events that would baffle even the punters of the game...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 357 reads 25 comments

  23. Federer: The Day I Wanted Him To Lose

    Every tennis buff around the globe must have waited for this clash on Nov. 14. Roger Federer—Andy Murray: who would have missed such a delicacy? For one, it was confidence; for the other do or die situation...

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  24. Australian Backlash Looming In The Horizon

    India winning and retaining the Border-Gavaskar trophy by defeating the Australians 2-0 has raised speculations and questions among cricket buffs that the Australian might is on the way of perishing...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about over 5 years ago 174 reads 8 comments

  25. Can Roger Federer Overcome His Roadblock at Shanghai?

    Monday, Nov. 10 was anticipated with eagerness by Federer fans all over the world. The match between Roger Federer and Gilles Simon, though scheduled for the late evening, was something everyone was preoccupied with...

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