Opener

  • With Vijay and Dhawan, there is hope

    Reverse Swing |  Suresh Menon
    Murali Vijay turns 29 next month; his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan is 27. One is on the road to re-establishing himself in the national side....

  • Andy Roddick carried USA hopes admirably

    No Love Lost |  Arun Pradeep
    Andy Roddick chased the groundstroke halfway around the baseline to meet it. The return was well wide. Roddick changed his racquet to his left hand,...

  • Builders want you to have babies

    Mamma Mania |  Shabia Ravi Walia
    In 2006, after having invested all our life's savings and taking a huge home loan, we finally had a beautiful house in Mumbai. Our parents...

  • Nadal's Djokovic jinx taking the men's game forward

    From the sidelines |  Udayan Nag
    As painful as it might be for 10-time grand slam winner, Rafael Nadal who lost his seventh successive final to Novak Djokovic in the Australian...

  • Rafa, Roger rivalry could spice up Australian Open

    Slispstream |  Dhananjay Khadilkar
    The first day of the first Grand Slam of the new year went off without any major upsets. Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal cruised into...

  • Celebrating 25 years at Melbourne Park

    From the sidelines |  Udayan Nag
    The 1988 Australian Open marked a historic occasion in the tournament's history probably more so by the change in surface rather than the shift of...

  • US Open 2011: Watch out for the dark horses Mr Murray

    From the sidelines |  Udayan Nag
    With all the talk about Andy Murray having the opportunity of a lifetime in the upcoming United States Open which commences on Monday, one could...

  • Dear Steve Jobs, why have you forsaken India?

    Pixelated |  Soumyadip Choudhury
    An open letter to Steve Jobs, CEO, Apple Inc. Dear Steve, I am not an Apple fan and I hold you responsible for ...

  • Opening gala a 'bolti band' moment for CWG cynics

    PSYCHO'S ANALYSIS |  Tulika Agnihotri Ojha
    Sunday, October 3, was a big day for India. It was a day of national pride for all of us. For me, well, it was...