1. Andy Murray Edges Past Stanislas Wawrinka in a Historic Match

    15,000 Brits roaring in Center Court with an insatiable desire to see their sole hope, Andy Murray, through to his second quarterfinal at his Home Slam were caught unawares by the storm ...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 349 reads 87 comments

  2. Sabine Lisicki: Will Her Maturity Help Her Cause Another Upset?

    A first-timer into the second week of a Grand Slam, she has been quite a revelation at Wimbledon and with her latest upset of the reigning Roland Garros queen, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Sabine Katharina Lisicki has proved that she is finally coming of age...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 885 reads 25 comments

  3. Wimbledon 2009: Sorana Cirstea Puts Determination Over Friendship

    It was a match between two of the best friends on the Tour. It was a match which surely had many male eyes remaining hooked on to the television set as 19-year old upcoming star Sorana Cirstea outgunned Sania Mirza 6-4, 6-4 in a battle of two glamdolls...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 406 reads 7 comments

  4. Wimbledon 2009: Andy Murray Passes An Acid Test

    Finally the much-anticipated match on Center Court took place which the anxious Brits had been impatiently waiting for as it was moved to the 2nd day of action following defending champion Rafael Nadal's withdrawal...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 267 reads 19 comments

  5. The Inevitable Questions After Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon Withdrawal

    The hearts pounding, the breathing becoming heavy, the tension mounting, the tremulous excitement and then the scene of lying down with arms outspread on the hallowed turf of Wimbledon—the sanctimonious moment for any tennis player...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 787 reads 75 comments

  6. Rafael Nadal Might Play At Hurlingham Club On June 19

    Defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal, who is currently on a sabbatical to recuperate from tendinitis, has announced that he has been invited to play at the Fortis Classic Tennis, hosted by the lavish Hurlingham Club in Southwest London...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 797 reads 26 comments

  7. Andy Murray: Carrying the Hopes of a Slam-Starved Nation

    The inviting pristine green lawns, the delicious strawberries and cream, the tormenting weather—yes, these are the very familiar scenes associated with the most traditional Slam of the year, the Wimbledon...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 391 reads 50 comments

  8. Rise and Say No to Surrender

    This particular poem reflects the mind and the spirit of all sportsmen and sportswomen. It is what makes them come back from jaws of defeat to snatch victory; it is what makes them ...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 106 reads 27 comments

  9. Usain Bolt Wins the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award

    Triple Olympic gold winner Usain Bolt won the prestigious Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. The Jamaican was honoured for his sterling performances at the Beijing Olympics where ...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 341 reads 8 comments

  10. 2008 Sydney Final: Henin Vs Kuznetsova: Power Marries Grace

    Now that the French Open euphoria has died down and there’s a bit of a lull in between, as we head to the third Grand Slam of the year in two weeks, I decided to relive old memories ...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 271 reads 14 comments

  11. Roger Federer: The Wait for that One Special Moment

    I have observed it so closely, but happening only on the opposite side of the net. I have been so close to victory, yet I have ended in defeat. I have seen this moment touch me momentarily and then go far, far away into oblivion...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 1,443 reads 31 comments

  12. Svetlana Kuznetsova: The Frustrating Wait Is Finally Over

    I finally got a chance to smile because of this year’s French Open. For the past fortnight, I could only stare helplessly as Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga disappeared into oblivion one by one and left me shattered day by day..

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 316 reads 10 comments

  13. Determined Maria Sharapova Edges Past Nadia Petrova in a Nerve-Wracking Thriller

    It was a battle between two gritty Russians, a battle between two former Roland Garros semifinalists, a battle of power, determination, nerves and brilliance and most importantly a battle that lived upto the expectations...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 227 reads 24 comments

  14. Justine Henin – The Queen Who Abdicated Her Throne

    There’s a Latin saying ‘’Vēnī, vīdī, vīcī ‘’ meaning ‘’I came, I saw, I conquered...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 772 reads 24 comments

  15. Rusty Ivanovic Wards Off Gutsy Challenge on Day One

    Twelve months ago, Paris had embraced her as the Queen of red dirt. Twelve months later, the Serbian sensation Ana Ivanovic returned to the scene of her greatest triumph, but only as a pale shadow of her former self...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 125 reads 8 comments

  16. A Sneak Peek Into the Players' Minds Before the French Open Begins

    Robert’s wonderful take on Madrid provided me an idea to create a slideshow and this is my very first attempt at a slideshow of any kind...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 459 reads 27 comments

  17. The French Open Draw: How crucial is it for Novak Djokovic?

    How ironic is it that Novak Djokovic has fallen to No.4 ranking at a time when he is playing some of the most spectacular tennis, arguably his best tennis post maiden Grand Slam win? His ...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 1,573 reads 31 comments

  18. Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic Make a Deal (Satire)

    At home in Serbia, Novak Djokovic relaxes on a couch with his laptop and goes through Roger Federer’s letter to Rafael Nadal, which has just been intercepted by an unknown news agency and is currently the breaking news...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 3,418 reads 37 comments

  19. Roger Federer's Letter to Rafael Nadal Post-Madrid

    Hola Rafa, Thanks for the title. Aah! A title after seven months [Hell! That AAMI Classic was just a stupid exhibition tournament!] and finally a Masters title after 21 months [Can't believe...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 5,403 reads 39 comments

  20. Thank You Mom: From a Sports Fan

    Joe’s and Long’s wonderful articles touched my heart and compelled me to take a trip down memory lane. Years ago, it was around 3 A.M. when I discovered my dad, fervently glued to a tennis match...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 219 reads 10 comments

  21. The Five Funniest Quotes/Interviews From The Men In ATP

    Pouring over interviews of our favourite players or the opponent camps' forms an integral part of our enjoying sports...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 1,575 reads 22 comments

  22. The Ghost Comes To Haunt Chelsea Yet Again

    The ghost has come back to haunt the Blues and the ardent Blues supporters around the world once again. Chelsea has to be content with just a semifinal place for the 4th time in the last 6 years...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 125 reads 7 comments

  23. The Fab Four In ATP: A Necessary Protein

    The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology states that first you need the DNA from which another DNA replicates, the process being called Replication...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 503 reads 14 comments

  24. Novak Djokovic: Riding on Confidence

    ‘’I'm really happy with the shape I'm in in this moment. Confidence is really important in this sport, in any sport. Right now I think I have good confidence...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 483 reads 16 comments

  25. An Enthralling Finale at the Eternal City

    In 1978, Rome saw a classic duel between its two Masters, when the legendary Bjorn Borg defeated Adriano Panatta in five grinding sets. 31 years on, the Eternal City witnessed another battle between its two Masters, which was no less enthralling...

    Sudeshna Banerjee Written by Sudeshna Banerjee about 6 years ago 119 reads 2 comments