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by Atithee
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Misc. news about Indian hockey
Replies: 1921
Views: 168836

Re: Misc. news about Indian hockey

Seems like Japan would be the first one as India won 11-1 not 18-0 a week earlier per Wikipedia.
by Atithee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: General Tennis Discussion
Topic: ITF junior/ Pro career ranking comparisions/ co-relation
Replies: 53
Views: 587

Re: ITF junior/ Pro career ranking comparisions/ co-relation

Thanks Sameer. I can’t believe how much work we collectively did on this topic. Where is Kujo now a days? Is he still even logging in? I miss him in the forum as I used to look forward to his posts so much in the olden days.
by Atithee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Australian Open 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 21457

Re: Australian Open 2018

Here is an older discussion. Lots of analysis. In the wrong thread though; there was a request by Prasen at that time to move the items and it may be time to do so now. Sameer, when you find your analysis, please consider consolidating the various analyses so it is easily accessible, http://www.spor...
by Atithee
Mon Jan 15, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Australian Open 2018
Replies: 629
Views: 21457

Re: Australian Open 2018

In the US, you can watch most matches on ESPN2 in live streaming. Not sure about other countries. I’m sure Yuki’s match will be shown there.
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Re: Davis Cup 2018 - India
Replies: 100
Views: 2918

Re: Davis Cup 2017 - India

Ok, I admit that I'm a borderline moron. Happy?
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: World class players from India
Replies: 37
Views: 1006

Re: World class players from India

I'm sorry that I proposed anything. If you don't get the general gist and continue to try to quantify it, then I'm sorry; I don't have a better way of presenting my view. Why don't you try instead to give your definitions and let me poke holes in it?
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat
Topic: Corruption
Replies: 9
Views: 1006

Re: Corruption

Dinapickwriters -- great that you absolutely disagree. Please present some thoughts behind your disagreement. It's always nice to hear multiple viewpoints. Thanks.
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: World class players from India
Replies: 37
Views: 1006

Re: World class players from India

Ok, then I'll accept 85% as the yardstick, but it maybe their career stat, not after attaining a world class status. And I wouldn't count losses against each other at that level. That'd be expected. But losing to even one of these 80-90% of the time, puts an asterisk in their undisputed status.
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Re: Davis Cup 2018 - India
Replies: 100
Views: 2918

Re: Davis Cup 2017 - India

It's interesting to me the Jay-Prashant (Samarth and I) are, I think, saying the same thing, but stating their view in converse terms. In essence, everyone is saying that having a specialist doubles team ALL the time doesn't make sense. Right?
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: ITF Women Series Thailand - Sept/Oct. 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 3010

Re: ITF Women Series Thailand - Sept/Oct. 2017

sameerph wrote:
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:52 am
It does seem she was exhausted after playing lots of singles and double matches in last 2 weeks. It happens to most of the Indian players.
Aargh! :damn:
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Re: Davis Cup 2018 - India
Replies: 100
Views: 2918

Re: Davis Cup 2017 - India

Fair enough Varma. Sadly, I think the next rung of our singles players is so low (or frequently injured) that even an unfit Rohan could still be better than any of them. At least he's standing on the court across the net. But, I'm equally happy to have a Saki in his place.
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: World class players from India
Replies: 37
Views: 1006

Re: World class players from India

If fundamentally we agree, then who am I to disagree with you? Glad that you see the bigger point. Yes, I was a bit too hard on my definition. But, Federer would be a definition of world class to me despite his losing record against Nadal. Bradman, Tiger Woods, Serena, Navaratilova, Kasparov, Janshe...
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Re: Davis Cup 2018 - India
Replies: 100
Views: 2918

Re: Davis Cup 2017 - India

Yes, I remember your post regarding this. Well, how did he fare on the court? Regardless, I'm sticking to my choice, flab or no flab.
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: World class players from India
Replies: 37
Views: 1006

Re: World class players from India

Where and when did this argument morph into world class at a given time? I think I started the argument when I stated that we have one world class player today and that is PV Sindhu. Of course, someone could have been world class at some time. But, I want to focus on the present and project into fut...
by Atithee
Thu Sep 21, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: Re: Davis Cup 2018 - India
Replies: 100
Views: 2918

Re: Davis Cup 2017 - India

Varma, I'm curious. What's your basis for saying that Rohan isn't match fit for singles? Every Indian player bar Ramkumar has proven to be unfit. Is Rohan really worse than Saketh, Yuki, Jeevan, etc.? I don't think so. I'll rather gamble on him than any of the alternatives. That he can play doubles ...