Just like Sachin Tendulkar, Leander Paes will always make it to the list of greatest Indian sportspersons. The 42-year-old is only getting better with age.
Although the Indian Davis Cup team has moved closer to playing in the World Group next year, a better understanding is needed among the players and the All Indian Tennis Association to avoid embarrassing disputes like the one which happened in 2013.
2014 so far has been the year of player-coach relationships in tennis with Roger Federer hiring Stefan Edberg and Novak Djokovic bringing Boris Becker into his camp. The question, however, is how many of these coaches will stay with the players?
The idea of a new International Tennis Premier League sounds very exciting, with eight top-10 players, including Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Stanislas Wawrinka set to take part in four Asian cities; Dubai, Singapore, Bangkok and Mumbai, come December.
Does a long match always equal to a great match? Not always. While many choose to not read a particular book because it's too thick, or not watch a particular film because it's too long, that's not how it works in sports. Can you decide before a match, in any sport, whether you're going to watch it or not, depending on its duration? No, right?
What happens when woman of your dreams is sitting right in front of you and you are caught between your profession and fascination.
The signs of a packed season are clearly evident. With the season in its last leg, the body is wearing off and with it the aura of invincibility.
Get the Commonwealth Games and you have security scare. Get the Formula One and the world chooses to talk of social imbalance in India threatening the image of the sport. When will the whining stop?