1. Novak Djokovic: All Is Not Well in Nole-Ville

    If one looks back to this same time last year, Novak Djokovic was building up a head of steam that would eventually propel him to the top of the tennis world in 2011, with one of the most memorable seasons ever...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about almost 3 years ago 1,324 reads 13 comments

  2. Novak Djokovic and the Arbitrary Behavior Guidelines for a World No. 1

    Recently, I have read a few articles and seen a few opinionated view points where Novak Djokovic has been proclaimed to be undeserving of the mantle of the world's No.1 male tennis player...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about almost 3 years ago 2,903 reads 135 comments

  3. Novak Djokovic Fearless and Peerless in 2011: The Real No. 1

    When 2011 began, Novak Djokovic was simply the stepping stone in the continued, and much-storied rivalry at the top between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal . Six months on, he stands alone, one man at the top...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about 3 years ago 508 reads 22 comments

  4. Roger Federer: Congratulations from a Novak Djokovic Fan

    Dear Roger, I write to you today to congratulate you on a well-earned, well-deserved victory against the odds in the French Open semi-final against my favorite player Novak Djokovic ...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about 3 years ago 1,087 reads 14 comments

  5. Roger Federer: Will Third Time Be a Charm for Him Against Novak Djokovic?

    One half of the men's singles draw at Roland Garros 2011 has reached its final stage, culminating with an expected semi-final date between third seed Roger Federer and second seed Novak Djokovic ...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 780 reads 14 comments

  6. French Open 2011: Is Juan Martin Del Potro Novak Djokovic's Last Stand?

    Can the Tower of Tandil derail the Serbian Nole Express freight train in the French Open third round? The evening of Friday, May 27, could possibly present tennis fans with ...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 514 reads 14 comments

  7. Roland Garros: What Have Nadal, Djokovic, Federer, and Co. Learned in Round 1?

    As the first round of matches has been played out on the Men's side, it seems that barring a hiccup or two, things remain on track for the world's top male tennis players...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 535 reads 7 comments

  8. Top 20 Ways Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Can Beat Novak Djokovic in Paris

    HUMOR - Novak Djokovic dethroned the king of clay, Rafael Nadal , fair and square in Madrid and followed it up with another master-class in Rome last weekend...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 2,620 reads 21 comments

  9. Men from Mars, Women from Venus, but Is Novak Djokovic from Freakin' Krypton?

    That Novak Djokovic has defied the expectations of even his most ardent fans would be putting it mildly...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 841 reads 10 comments

  10. Novak Djokovic's Streak Lives To Die Another Day, but Just Barely

    Wow! What a cracking semifinal we've just seen at the Rome Masters Tennis Tournament. The world No. 2 and No. 4 players served up an ebbing-and-flowing contest which neither one wanted to lose...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 713 reads 8 comments

  11. Novak Djokovic Still Unbeaten: What the Madrid Masters Means for the Top 3

    The ATP Masters Series 1000 Tournament in Madrid culminated yesterday, with not only a highly unexpected result in the grand finale, but also a rare domination over the King of Clay on his home turf...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 1,404 reads 5 comments

  12. Djokovic vs. Nadal in Madrid: A Streak Stops Here

    Once again we can make use of the famous monikers "Djoker" and the "King" when it comes to the top two of the ATP Tennis hierarchy...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 1,943 reads 42 comments

  13. Arsenal FC: Arsene Wenger's Biggest Failure Is Rebuilding Team in His Own Image

    Some might argue that he just couldn’t help it. Others may still reminisce about the glory days of the 2003-04 "Invincibles" and are ready to give him yet more chances to revive his "Wenger Project...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 458 reads 2 comments

  14. Mesut Ozil Has Proven More Valuable Than Andrei Arshavin for Europe's Elite

    While some readers may find the idea of comparing players across leagues a bit strange, it is the context in which this argument is presented that is more relevant...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 4,617 reads 28 comments

  15. Arsenal FC: Can Stan Kroenke Takeover Translate into Trophies?

    After enduring five (most likely six in the not so distant future) trophy-less seasons, Arsenal FC's board has finally succumbed to the inevitable by allowing an American businessman to take control of the club...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 3 years ago 1,245 reads 12 comments

  16. Pakistan Wins ICC World T20: Revenge of the Disbelieved

    Before I start out, let me just say that a World Cup tournament just ended and there is absolutely nothing on B/R to denote that a World Cup final was even played...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about 5 years ago 667 reads 13 comments

  17. Childhood Innocence of Love for Sports Disappears with Age

    As I sat at home last night watching the second coming of Real Madrid's Galacticos saga unfold, I was suddenly overcome with a melancholic sense of disillusionment...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about 5 years ago 189 reads 26 comments

  18. Wheel? NO! Internet? NO! World's Greatest Invention Is the Ball

    - ball [bawl] 1. a spherical or approximately spherical body or shape; sphere. 2. a round or roundish body, of various sizes and materials, either hollow or solid, for use in games...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about 5 years ago 735 reads 4 comments

  19. Is Rafael Nadal's "Uncle Toni" Becoming a Problem?

    "Hey jou fan!!!! What jour problem? 'Ow dare jou cheer for anywon except my Rafa? Jou stupid French don't know greatness when jou see eet. Jos becoz Rafa eez from Spain..." (And the rant continues...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 7,335 reads 95 comments

  20. Roger Federer's Ultimate Double-Cross (Satire)

    Given the unthinkable events that have occurred at Roland Garros over the weekend, it would be wise to take a step back and ponder a bit: Who is the greatest beneficiary of all the mayhem in ...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 1,065 reads 2 comments

  21. Spare a Thought for "Iron-Mike" Tyson and His Family

    No matter how much you hate the guy; no matter how much you despise his personality; it is time to pay your condolences to former boxing phenom and former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson and his grieving family...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 199 reads 3 comments

  22. How the Nuggets Can Bridge the Experience Gap with the Lakers

    As I watched Game 3 of the Lakers vs. Nuggets series on Saturday, a couple of minutes into the fourth quarter I began to get that sinking feeling that the Nuggets would self-destruct even after dominating for long stretches...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 364 reads 4 comments

  23. It's Official: Federer's Path to Nadal Potentially Blocked by Djokovic

    The French Open draw is out, and as many fans had been hoping, it allows both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic the chance to set up a title showdown with Rafael Nadal...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 833 reads 42 comments

  24. Is It Time To Reconsider Seedings At the Grand Slams?

    2001 was the year. Wimbledon was the tournament. It was the first time that a Grand Slam tournament had decided to introduce 32 seeded players in the singles competition. And lo and behold, the rest of the Slams followed suit...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 636 reads 8 comments

  25. Sports and the Unimportant: A Football Fourth Official's Gripe

    Dear FIFA, I feel this letter has been a long time coming, and it comes to you from one of your forgotten employees. When I was hired to act as "fourth official," it sounded like a bit of a prestigious title...

    Khalid  Siddiqui Written by Khalid Siddiqui about over 5 years ago 1,008 reads 8 comments