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A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

Aug 22, 2014

A year without Grand Slam success, is Serena Williams a spent force at Majors?

A fourth-round in Australia, a second-round in Paris and a third-round at Wimbledon are all that Serena has to show for a season in which she has been ranked no. 1 every single week. #Sports #OnOurMind #Tennis #Serena Williams #US Open #Grand Slam #Steffi Graf #Major
Insecure Indians The Maria Sharapova haters should just grow up

Jul 06, 2014

Insecure Indians The Maria Sharapova haters should just grow up

On 2 July in a press conference, Maria Sharapova, five times a Grand Slam winner, admitted she had no idea who Tendulkar was. #Sports #Tennis #Cricket #Twitter #Sachin Tendulkar #InMyOpinion #Trolls #Maria Sharpova
Tennis prize money debate: Perhaps the men should play best-of-three sets

Oct 02, 2013

Tennis prize money debate: Perhaps the men should play best-of-three sets

The men would be better served by focussing on what they want for themselves, rather than comparing notes with the women. #Sports #Tennis #ATP #WTA #Women's Tennis #InMyOp #Men's Tennis
US Open 2013: The contenders, the young guns and the veterans

Aug 26, 2013

US Open 2013: The contenders, the young guns and the veterans

Here are some of the stories to keep an eye on from Flushing Meadows over the next two weeks. #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Somdev Devvarman #Martina Hingis #US Open 2013
Hingis needs to toughen up, or just stick to doubles in comeback

Jul 25, 2013

Hingis needs to toughen up, or just stick to doubles in comeback

Hingis rose to the top of the game in 1997 as a 16-year-old, becoming the second youngest to win a grand slam in history and the youngest to reach the No 1 spot. But her rise was aided by the absence of a top rival. #Sports #Tennis #InMyOpinion #Doubles #Martina Hingis #Hingis comeback
Hawk-eye view: Why cricket is different from tennis

Jul 14, 2012

Hawk-eye view: Why cricket is different from tennis

In tennis, high speed cameras are employed to help umpires spot where the ball has bounced. In cricket, Hawk-eye is being called upon to predict the path the ball will take after it has bounced. One is like math, while the other more akin to astrology. #Tennis #Cricket #Sachin Tendulkar #Andy Murray #InMyOpinion #DRS #Hawkeye
Its official: Federer has been reduced to an anachronism

Sep 14, 2011

Its official: Federer has been reduced to an anachronism

Time has caught up with Federer and for the first time he has looked like a marginal presence. Next to men like Nadal and Djokovic, Federer looks feeble. #Sports #Rafael Nadal #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #InMyOpinion #NotJobsButPassion
What is it like for a reporter covering Wimbledon? Heres an insiders tale

Jun 22, 2011

What is it like for a reporter covering Wimbledon? Heres an insiders tale

Reporting on Wimbledon was giving me mixed feelings; I had absolutely loved watching the tennis from the media box, but the commercialisation of it was getting to me. #Sports #Wimbledon #Tennis #TheBigEvent #NotJobsButPassion
Guts and glory of the old school

Jun 10, 2011

Guts and glory of the old school

It takes a certain amount of character to continue playing when age or your body has got the better of you. #Sports #Tennis #stayingput #Lleyton Hewitt #David Nalbandian #Tommy Haas