Monthly Archives: October 2013

Serena: The good, the bad & the ugly

(July 31, 2012 – Source: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Europe) It all began in an L.A ghetto, on the public courts of Compton, California. Under the watchful eye of a determined African American father, a talented girl started making her way … Continue reading

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Roger Federer: The end of an era?

Action Images. “Roger Federer” Photo. telegraph.co.uk. 3 Sept. 2013. 25 Oct 2013. [http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/tennis/rogerfederer/10283335/Roger-Federer-loses-in-US-Open-leading-many-to-wonder-whether-the-great-mans-magic-has-disappeared-for-good.html]. It’s another English summer and another Wimbledon final. The year, 2012. Roger Federer hits a punishing forehand and charges to the net, forcing Britain’s Andy Murray to miss his … Continue reading

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WTA Championships: Istanbul

Istanbul, known for its beautiful mosques and picturesque Marmara Sea, is one of the most historical cities in the world. This popular tourist destination will be home this week to the top women’s tennis players, as the WTA Championships get … Continue reading

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Race to London Heats Up

It’s the business end of the tennis season with the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals right around the corner. With four remaining slots left to be filled and plenty of points up for grabs in the coming weeks, the big … Continue reading

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Jahangir Khan the GOAT

Legend. We’ve come across this word countless times in sports. What defines a sporting legend? What is that pinnacle point of an athlete’s career which qualifies him/her to be called one? We’ve seen Muhammad Ali in boxing, Rod Laver in … Continue reading

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Djokovic redeems himself with Beijing title

Novak Djokovic does not enjoy playing the supporting role on the men’s circuit. Stripped of his number one spot by Rafael Nadal this week, the Serb made his intent to reclaim the top ranking crystal clear at the China Open … Continue reading

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Tennis for a Tenner

I started playing tennis when I was about four. If you have been involved in a sport like tennis for as long as I have, in a country like Pakistan, there is one question that you’ll get to hear a … Continue reading

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