Life is a hard court

Sania Mirza is from India, where elephants are thought to outnumber tennis courts, not that anybody has counted. —San Diego Union Tribune, September 1 Sania Mirza may not have had too much time to reflect on her achievements—a fine run in the American hardcourt tennis season, culminating with a drive …

Where did you come from and where did you go? Where did you come from cotton-eye Joe? Every time a kind radio jockey plays the song on air, the mind unshackles itself from the present and takes a swift flight to that sleepy hamlet Chitguppa. It floats back to the …