Aditya Iyer

Articles By Aditya Iyer

US Open 2015: Novak Djokovic beats legend Roger Federer, writes his own

World No.1 Novak Djokovic overcomes crowd favourite Roger Federer in a testing four-setter to win his 2nd US Open title and 10th Grand Slam overall.

US Open 2015: Dream run complete, finish line ahead

Flavia Pennetta beats friend and countrymate Roberta Vinci to win maiden Grand Slam, then announces season-end retirement.

Roger Federer vs Novak Djokovic: Best of all time vs best of this time

Roger Federer to meet Novak Djokovic in US Open final, the first for the Swiss in six years, after wrapping up their respective semis in quick time.

US Open 2015: The Swiss run like clockwork

Davis Cup teammates Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka beat Gasquet, Kevin Anderson respectively in straight sets to set up semifinal clash.

US Open 2015: Sibling rivalry, predictable outcome

Serena Williams is now two rounds away from Steffi Graf’s Open-era record of 22 singles Slams.

US Open 2015: ‘Beast’ is now a giant-killer

In four hours and 18 min, Kevin Anderson ends Andy Murray’s four-years-and-18-Slams long quarterfinal run.

US Open 2015: Plenty of loathing, art, destruction

Novak Djokovic brings all three facets of his game to Arthur Ashe in his 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-3 win over Bautista Agut in the Round of 16.

Roger Federer: From Broadway to centre stage

A day after watching a musical with family, Roger Federer holds court at Arthur Ashe, beats Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets.

US Open: In epic a legend falls, a warrior rises

Nadal blows away two sets lead and makes earliest US Open exit in a decade after losing third round slugfest to Fognini.

India tour of Zimbabwe: Prosper Utseya grabs eyeballs in race row

In a rant of over 10,000 words, Utseya had, in short, accused Alistair Campbell of racism.

Light at the end of tunnel for Zimbabwe

Rocked by successive defeats, Zimbabwe bounce back to level T20 series with a 10-run win over India.

Sikandar Raza Butt: The reluctant cricketer

Sikandar Raza’s journey from Sialkot to Zimbabwe took some unexpected detours involving flying ambitions and a computing career.

This is not a second-string side, we’re as talented as anybody: Robin Uthappa

After top scoring for his side in the first T20, Robin Uthappa spoke about why this team is just as good as a full-strength Indian team.

India vs Zimbabwe: Batsmen start, Axar Patel stops

India’s experienced spinners get the better of Zimbabwe batsmen in a high scoring game; visitors record 54-run win.

Inventive Douglas Marillier recalls his tale from two cities

Douglas Marillier played 48 ODIs for Zimbabwe and was considered to be the inventor of the scoop shot.

India tour of Zimbabwe: Well begun is half done

Skipper Ajinkya Rahane has looked the part in the ODIs and promises to continue in same vein in the T20s.

Chamu Chibhabha: God-loving, spinner-fearing

The only time the Zimbabwe all-rounder Chamu Chibhabha is scared is when he is facing tweakers.

Salman Khan fan Kedar Jadhav plays role to perfection

After completing his ton, Jadhav dropped his bat and held his fists by his waist, like clutching an imaginary belt, and pulled off a little jig.

Finally given wings to fly, Manish Pandey soars

After waiting endlessly for his big break, debutant scores 71 in 3rd and final ODI vs Zim to set up 83-run win for India, complete clean sweep.

Ray Price interview: Off the counter in Harare, a few Priceless memories

What makes very little sense is how Zimbabwe’s second highest wicket-taker in Test cricket goes unrecognised.