1. Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer: Who Sets the Standards In Tennis?

    Now that the slams are behind us, the year 2010 has clearly been the year of Rafael Nadal. Not only Nadal dominated the Grand Slam landscape, but he has also collected several titles especially in clay season and raised the bars higher for everyone...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about 4 years ago 4,299 reads 31 comments

  2. Roger Federer: The Man Who Defied Gravity

    It seems to be that part of the year when lots of things are being said about Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. I do not want to add to the din as I have stayed away from writing for a while now...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about 4 years ago 957 reads 15 comments

  3. Roger Federer: The Man For All Seasons

    Roger Federer is the cynosure of all eyes now! Apart from his millions of fans, I suppose a good measure of those who have been pining for Nadal and Djokovic—who have since ...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 293 reads 0 comments

  4. When the Swiss Chocolate melted.. it was a moment for the “Goodwill Slam”!!

    It was late night on the first day of February 2009. Rafael Nadal had proved for the first time in his rising career that he was now a complete player and that he could win on all surfaces...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 239 reads 11 comments

  5. Is Roger Federer Into His Twilight Zone?

    As much as his fans will like to brush it aside as a bad dream, Fed is increasingly finding it challenging to stay on top of the tennis world...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 740 reads 18 comments

  6. Did Federer Underestimate His Rival?

    It’s not long ago that Federer was striding like a colossus in the Tennis World. Fed continues to dominate, though his grip on the tennis world has somewhat loosened in recent years...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 479 reads 3 comments

  7. Federer Reveals a New Facet

    These are not days of Grand Slams and to make it worse, the top seeds have unceremoniously pulled out of the Dubai Open. In times like this, when there’s not much happening in Tennis world, we tend to miss whatever little being said and done...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 204 reads 0 comments

  8. Stop doing it, mate!

    Mannerisms are part of human life and do not spare anyone - whether or not one plays tennis. Nadal has long been notorious for pricking his pants before each serve...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 53 reads 0 comments

  9. Roger Federer - Great to Greatest? (Part - II)

    I must thank all readers and fans at the outset for encouraging the first part and patiently waiting for the next and final part of this article...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 172 reads 0 comments

  10. Roger Federer: From Great to Good ??

    In the brave tennis world, you can't remain on top for too long! Fed is being challenged now more than ever, and that seems to hold the key in determining how he'll be held in generations to come...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 258 reads 11 comments

  11. Be Fair to Roger Federer

    The media is many a times too quick to pick favorites and in the same vein too quick to write-off someone. It’s surprising to see that people have nearly written off poor Roger ...

    Mahesh S Bharadvaj Written by Mahesh S Bharadvaj about over 5 years ago 1,897 reads 14 comments