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- Chakravyuh 2010, IMT Ghaziabad - Your World Stops Here
This year was my first time and the three days i spent there were really some of the best days of my life.
- Roger Federer Wins Fourth Australian Open
As master of the Grand Slam, he might be excused this grandiloquence.
- Australian Open: Fedex Leaves Tsonga Perplexed
The Swiss master has stood tall amongst his own generation of players like Hewitt and Roddick, and continued to dominate the current generation as well.
- Sporting Comebacks - They Came Back, Saw and Conquered
It was a treat for the eyes and as remarkable a comeback as Capriati's.
- Game, Set, Match - The Best Decade of Tennis
A look at the past and future of tennis this decade
- US Open 2009 - It Must be Love
A look back at the US Open, where sport succumbed to love.
- Fourteen For Federer!
In a true historic gesture, Andre Agassi handed over the trophy to Federer, being the last man to have completed the 4 Slams.
- Roger Federer Wins French Open To Tie 14th Grand Slam Streak
Roger Federer can now easily be considered among the greatest tennis players in history.
- Rafa's Rolland Roll Ends
This year, there won't be a Nadal in the final. Going by the recent match-ups, this is probably Federer's best chance at the French Open.
- Sania Mirza & Mahesh Bhupathi Win Australian Open Mixed Doubles
The Indian tennis firmament seems to be shining brighter this year.
- U.S. Open 2008 : Fedex From The Ashes
If one has been witness to this era of tennis, it is indeed a privilege to have seen the finest player to have played this
- The New Roger Federer
Roger Federer is certainly on downhill, but we fans have new hero to cheer about
- Wimbledon 2008 - Warrior Rafa Dethrones King Roger
An epic final which was like a blockbuster movie. And in the end, a deserving winner. That is what the Wimbledon 2008 final proved to
- Rafael Nadal's Wimbledon Win - Birth of a New Champion
Watching Nadal lift the cup with Federer's dejected face in the background, one wished this was one cup that could be split.
- Sania Mirza, You Rock!
A "BCCI for Bhajji" show of strength effort was needed but sadly Sania was on her own here.
- Sania Mirza Advised Rest for Adductor Injury
Sania has been sidelined since last week's Australian Open mixed doubles final which she lost partnering Mahesh Bhupathi.
- Sania Mirza Gives Venus Williams a Fright
But Venus wasn't going to let Mirza add to India's quota of impressive wins on Saturday.
- Harsh Mankad Returns and Ashutosh Singh Proves His Mettle
Mankad returns to tennis action after a year off due to knee injuries while Singh battles all the way to at an ITF event in
- Karan Rastogi Back in Action in Delhi Next Month
News of Rastogi's comeback should please fans of Indian tennis, which has seen many of its stars fall prey to injury this year.
- Tennis News: Stephen Amritraj, Ashutosh Shine This Week
The big names of Indian tennis couldn't weave much magic in tournaments this week.
- Injury-hit Sania Mirza Cuts Short 2007 Tennis Season
India's number singles player will not be playing any more in 2007 because of a strained abductor muscle.
- Quick Exit for Sania Mirza from Zurich Open
It was Mirza's second opening-round ouster in as many weeks - having also lost to Argentine Gisela Dulko at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
- Sunitha Rao Falls at Final Hurdle in ITF San Francisco Tennis Classic
The loss was a disappointing one for Rao but it was still her best result for 2007 - gaining her 25 valuable WTA points.
- Paes, Bopanna and Sunitha Rao Impress This Week
It's been a reasonably good week for Indian tennis but not for Sania Mirza.
- Leander Paes Makes Winning Return to ATP Tour
After a first round defeat at the US Open last month, Paes and Martin Damm found their winning ways at Vienna on Tueday.
- Even Luck Deserts Bopanna at ATP Stockholm
Entering the main draw of the tournament as a lucky loser, Bopanna seems to have choked against his higher-ranked opponent.
- Lucky Loser Tag Gets Bopanna into Stockholm Draw
Thanks to last minute withdrawals, Bopanna managed to get a main draw spot at ATP Stockholm despite losing in the qualifiers.
- Bopanna Fails to Make the Grade at ATP Stockholm
In the second round of qualifying on Sunday, Dutchman Peter Wessels ousted 'Bofors' Bopanna 7-5, 6-2 in the Swedish capital.
- Sunitha Rao In Second Round of USTA Tennis Classic at Troy
The Florida-based player, seeded seventh here, will face American Alexa Glatch for a place in the quarterfinals of the $50,000 ITF event.
- Interview: Dev Varman, NCAA Winner - Books Over Tennis, For Now
Surely, it is time for the NCAA champion to say goodbye to the University of Virginia and turn professional.
- Easy win for Sania Mirza in Japan Open First Round
Mirza's toughest test would lie in the semifinals where she's seeded to play Maria Kirilenko (3) of Russia or Frenchwoman Virginie Razzano (5).
- Mumbai Misses Indians at Kingfisher Open
No Indians are left in the singles draw and best hope Mahesh Bhupathi has withdrawn from the men's doubles.
- Sania Scripts a Thrilling Doubles Upset at the US Open
Sania and her US partner Bethanie Mattek stared defeat in the face before reaching the women's doubles quarterfinals.
- Sania Mirza Loses to Anna Chakvetadze in US Open
Mirza won't be leaving New York for now - she still has her doubles matches to look forward to.
- Sania Mirza Enters Third Round at US Open
Mirza beat American Laura Granville 6-3, 7-5 in an error-strewn second round match in which both players struggled to hold their serve.
- Sania Mirza to Face Laura Granville in Round 2 of US Open
Granville is out to prove herself and Sania Mirza should consider her armed and extremely dangerous.
- Sania Mirza Survives Scare at US Open
The no. 26 seed has a hiccup in the second set against an unheralded Estonian
- Watch out for Sania Mirza at the US Open
Will Mirza repeat her dream run of 2005, when she lost in the fourth round to Maria Sharapova?
- Indian Men Out Of Singles In US Open 2007
The only other hope for India is in the doubles events.
- Tennis: The 2007 Clay Season Round-Up
This year's masters series final were decided to be 3-setter than usual 5-setters.
- Nadal Wins French Open - Another Dream Shattered for Roger Federer
Nadal prevails and Federer again falls short for adding the only title missing to his tally.
- The Final Showdown : Federer vs Nadal
If performance in their respective semi-finals is any indication, Federer doesn't stand a chance against Nadal, but it's The Mighty Federer we are talking about.
- Justine Henin - An Underrated Performer
Players like Justine Henin remained underrated even after reaching all four grandslam finals of 2006.
- Federer Finally Defeats Nadal in Hamburg Masters 2007
Roger Federer finally achieved what many thought was very tough if not impossible. Beating Rafael Nadal on the clay court.
- Tennis: Guillermo Canas, Challenger for the Crown
Another rising star who will join Rafael Nadal in an attempt to end the domination of Roger Federer.
- Tennis: Give Me A Federer Match Any Day
Federer and boring? Never!
- Give Me a Non-Federer Match, Any Day
No offence meant to Federer fans...
- From Galacticos to Galaxy, F1 In India And The Australian Open
A recap at the happenings in Soccer, Formula 1 and Tennis over the last week.
- Culturama 2006: Desicritics Ponder Culture
A few of the things that held our attention for the requisite 15 minutes in 2006.
- Sania Mania to Manic Sania?
When did one decently good year translate to "excellence" in one's field?
- French Open: Last Four Preview
It has been a memorable season and the next few days promise much more.
- Sports Heroes And Villains: Return of the Prodigals
Sport needs to tolerate larger than life characters but who needs a hounding media when cricket boards dictate stringent rules?
- Nadal-Federer: Agassi-Sampras II?
This is brilliant for tennis too. Now, tennis has a rivarly to match the Agassi-Sampras rivarly of the 90s.
- Yep! There is Too Much Cricket
Numbers don't lie...take a look. India is playing too much cricket.
- The Flipper: Women's Tennis and Equality With Men Edition
Is the equal prize money the women tennis players are demanding logical?
- The Flipper: Clay Court Tennis Season Preview
Clay provides the raw battle of man versus man as nothing does in tennis.
- The Plight Of The Woman Sportsperson
There are far more barriers a woman has to overcome than just those in the sporting arena.
- Sania Mirza And The Padma Shree
Why can't we achieve global excellence in sports?