Roger Federer won his last major in January 2010 in Melbourne at the Australian Open.
The six majors that followed were divided among two bionic contestants, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
The Spaniard claimed four, the Serb two.
Has the Swiss truly fallen by the wayside?
The women’s round of 16 has a threadbare appearance.
Three big upsets in the first week tells a tale of the unpredictability visited on the WTA tour—absent the Williams sisters.
Fans are so used to seeing Serena Williams perched atop the rankings that they failed to note the depth in the lower rungs.
More random thoughts on the IPL:
The debate of ‘club over country’ should be put to rest , at least when it comes to Indian players.
Virender Sehwag will miss the rest of the IPL due to a shoulder injury he has been carrying for the past one year. He should have been allowed to take a break after the World Cup but his IPL masters would have been displeased. So Viru hoists the Delhi Daredevils until he can carry them no more.
Delhi Daredevils are no longer in the reckoning for a playoff spot.
No ‘butcher’ for the West Indies tour and perhaps half the English tour.