1. Tennis: Early Christmas Present Awaiting at Shanghai

    "Jingle Bells Jingle Bells jingle all the way, Santa Claus is coming along riding on a sleigh...." It might seem very early to hum this tune, but for the stars playing at Shanghai, winning will be an early Christmas present for sure...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 305 reads 8 comments

  2. What Is Next for Rafael Nadal?

    Has Rafael Nadal's decision to withdraw from the Shanghai Masters added fuel to the speculation that he may not last long in the playing circuit? Is his injury a kind of an omen? Indeed, will ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 754 reads 9 comments

  3. Roger Federer: Can He Turn The Tide at Shanghai?

    Less than a week remains for the season's curtain finale at Shanghai. The Masters Cup will be the last chance for Roger Federer to bid for a masters title this year. This year has not been kind to Federer in any manner whatsoever...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 1,540 reads 21 comments

  4. Anil "Jumbo" Kumble's Final Parting Shot

    As the third test between India and Australia headed towards a conclusive draw, there came a decision from the Indian captain that the Indian camp had absolutely no inkling of ! The ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 269 reads 4 comments

  5. Marat Safin: End Of a 'Maverick' Era

    Marat Safin :: Antics His antics on the court though not inspiring are his USP and add a certain amount of lightheadedness to the game after all the tensions and anxiety...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 336 reads 4 comments

  6. Tennis: Seven Reasons to be a Fan

    Not a tennis fan? Here are seven reasons why one should be... 1. Scenic Attraction: For people who are interested in sight seeing, or green pastures, (and good looking guys and gals), ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 624 reads 11 comments

  7. Evolution Of The 'T' World

    Tennis is a sport that captivates the audiences with a thrill and excitement that transcends nationality and other borders; A sport which encompasses six continents and almost 40 countries...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  8. Dinara Safina: Rising To The Fore

    When we talk about tennis aces like Federer, Nadal, the Williams Sisters; there is one more person who merits a special mention...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 279 reads 4 comments

  9. 'Federirism' In Tennis

    When Roger Federer debuted in the International tennis circuit in 1998, the world had no inkling as to what the Junior Wimbledon title holder of 1998 would be five years later...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 190 reads 6 comments

  10. Winner Or Loser: A Retrospection

    As the championship reaches its conclusion and the finalists are decided it is just a matter of hours before the winner is decided...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 128 reads 2 comments

  11. The Matador Named Nadal

    Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard who will be the No. 1 ranked player in the world for 2008, is the first Spaniard to do so. He is also the only left hander since John McEnroe to finish the year at No...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 730 reads 11 comments

  12. South Africa's Unrealised Dream

    South Africa can be considered as the most unfortunate side in the cricketing world. It is the only team to chase a target of over 400 runs in a one day international (434 runs to be precise) against Australia...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 504 reads 6 comments

  13. Federer the Conquerer

    Watching Federer is like watching poetry in action. His exquisite shots, timed to perfection, are a blend of subtlety and class. His game is a divine delight for the eyes...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 264 reads 9 comments

  14. Tears of Sadness and Joy for Roger Federer

    It was the day of anticipation, anxiety, tension, and emotions that I had never faced before. It was July 6, 2008, the final of the Men's singles at Wimbledon. I distinctly remember the day as if it were today...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 1,266 reads 4 comments

  15. Remembering Arthur Ashe

    Arthur Ashe was the first person to win the US Open when it was started in 1968 and the first black to do so. He has won three Grand Slams but never managed to win a French Open...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 699 reads 2 comments

  16. Seven Famous Tennis Rivalries

    The world of tennis is peppered with rivalries, some of which have spanned decades. These rivalries such that, when the name of one player crops up, the rival's name is like a reflex action...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 376 reads 10 comments

  17. Australia Ichiban Have Winning Attitude

    The Australian cricket team has been the No. 1 team in the cricketing world for quite a few years now (except when the South African team took the No. 1 spot). The team's specialty is its all round ability and the standard of the players...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 645 reads 11 comments

  18. Will Roger Federer Finally Come Through at Roland Garros?

    Jimmy Connors and Pete Sampras share something in common. These two players have all but one Grand Slam: The French Open...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 1,316 reads 15 comments

  19. Disappearance Of West Indian Cricket

    Once a feared name in the world of cricket,the name of West Indies, today seems to have disappeared from the face of world cricket. The name whose synonyms used to be awe and respect, does nothing today to intimidate its opponents...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 450 reads 4 comments

  20. The Tennis World Of Americans and Europeans

    In the tennis world there has been a dominance by the American and the European players in both the men's category and the women's. The 1970s and the early 80s saw the era of players like Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 735 reads 4 comments

  21. Awaiting The Indian Premier League

    Indian Premier League or IPL as it is famously known, is gunning for its second season. It is the brainchild of BCCI commissioner Mr. Lalit Modi and is modelled on the likes of the European club football...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 560 reads 8 comments

  22. Visualising a Quidditch Dream

    As I was reading Harry Potter’s exploits on the Quidditch field, a thought cropped in my mind, which was both amusing and intriguing! The thought being: "Can we quidditch in the real world?" ...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 578 reads 5 comments

  23. Leander Paes: The Indian Pride!

    I have mentioned Leander Paes in a couple of articles in passing, before it struck me: why not write an article about him! Almost everyone is familiar with Leander Paes. He recently won the U...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 524 reads 3 comments

  24. Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer in 2009?

    Four and a half years of absolute dominance, and suddenly the dominant finds himself dominated. A new No. 1 ranked player has emerged...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 2,844 reads 18 comments

  25. Sania- a Promise Gone Haywire?

    Sania Mirza, the predicted future Indian tennis prodigy, is now struggling to find her form after a series of injuries...

    Rohini Iyer Written by Rohini Iyer about almost 6 years ago 631 reads 30 comments