Monthly Archives: November 2013

My Tennis Days in Boston

When I first moved to Boston three months ago, I thought to myself, “Wow, I’m in America. This should be really good for my tennis. I’ll try out for the BU team, play Division I college tennis, travel for tournaments … Continue reading

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BU Squash: Feature Story Update

Boston University’s squash team hosted Brandeis University and TUFTS this past Saturday at the BU Fit Rec Center. As part of my feature story assignment, I went down in person to see the action unfold. The morning’s fixture against Brandeis … Continue reading

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The Fed Cup Experience

Pakistan’s Fed Cup team went to freezing cold Astana earlier this year to take part in the Asia/Oceania Zone, Group II competition. It was the team’s third straight appearance in Fed Cup, after a long lapse of 11 years. I’ve … Continue reading

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ATP Season Review: The year that was

(AP Photo/David Goldman) Novak Djokovic ended the 2013 season just like he began it, on a winning note. The world number two successfully defended his title at the year-end championships in London, beating his arch-rival Rafael Nadal in the final. … Continue reading

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ATP Newcomers of the Year

It’s hard to get noticed on the men’s tour these days, unless your name is Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray or Roger Federer. The ‘Fantastic Four’ have dominated the circuit for the past decade and are very stingy when … Continue reading

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Hawk-Eye: The challenge within the challenge

At last year’s U.S Open final, Andy Murray, when serving for the match against Novak Djokovic, hit a clean ace but the linesperson called it wide. Murray challenged the call, and the decision was overturned. Two points later the Scot … Continue reading

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