Defeat Is An Orphan

“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan” – this orphanhood is hitting third time for Andy Murray in the semi-finals of the Grand Slam. Generally folks tell, losing also requires some talent, and losing builds the road to success, and also this one- losing to the enemy is not bad, but one should always put a great deal of fight and bravery in the game. Winning close showers accolades to the winner for his dexterity but losing close puts the runner in a misery.

US Open - Andy Murray

US Open – Andy Murray

Nadal, the supreme player made Andy tired and fanatic towards the mid-course of the game. Losing the third successive time, to the same opponent is very bitter to experience. The Spanish superman spent all his energy and wildness against Murray. It was a log day for Andy and yet he showed up for four sets, giving his best in the third one. As the day vanished, Murray just buried himself by getting highly frustrated and exhausted. Frustrations expend a huge amount of energy, pertaining to mental stability. As a matter of fact, Nadal did not become the superman instead Murray failed from his original style and energy levels and this granted the gift of double break for Rafael.

Andy though felt bad for not showing up a good show at the semi-finals, it is a tsunami-like hit to his confidence from Nadal. Andy though is losing to the Spaniard, I guess his game has to appreciated, just his styles faded off in his dwindling levels of stamina. GB has never seen such a versatile tennis player, after Fred Perry, the country has groomed him to the best. Murray is playing shoulder-to-shoulder in the era of the man with ten Grand Slams, Nadal, the man to sustain the No. 1 ranking for the longest period, Roger and the man who always hits the above all from left, right and center, Novak! I wonder how the Swiss plays so wonderfully, how to be wild and powerful like the Spaniard, how to reach heights and smile back at the enemies like the Serbian, but this time I wish this Scot could have won the Grand Slam [The “S” syndrome], a tired game but a good game. Had he not had a long-tiring session the previous day, things would have been different.

Losing may bring orphanhood according to JFK, but it is certainly taking Murray to a higher level. For the time being, Andy is a sore loser, redefining confidence and skills!

Tags: , , , , ,

Bharathi Murali

Author:

Hello folks! I am Bharathi Murali, 20, a Chemical Engineering student who always look at journalists or journalism students with a little jealousy in my eyes. I belong to Coimbatore now put up in Chennai. Besides writing, blogging I like traveling (on my bike), photography and silence. I have strong belief in philosophy. With regard to sports I just love watching them on TV when it comes to playing them I have tried to play most of the Indian sports with shallow knowledge in each. I am also a part of the University Basketball team and guess more than scoring I take care of defence better and well known for the fouls that I generally commit! I blog at www.thebhavachakra.blogspot.com. In one line I have always admired Bhagat Singh more than Gandhi, I support radicalism!

Cricket

India vs Pakistan is the biggest cricket battle, says Javagal Srinath

India vs Pakistan is the biggest cricket battle, says Javagal Srinath

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on January 21st, 2015

The World Cup fever has already started and former cricketers are no exception to this. With only few days remaining until the start of the forthcoming ICC Cric ..

Football

Chandigarh beat Goa in The Coca-Cola Cup National Finals League Match

Chandigarh beat Goa in The Coca-Cola Cup National Finals League Match

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 21st, 2015

January 21, 2015, Goa: Chandigarh beat Goa (2-1) in a Group A fixture of The Coca-Cola Cup U-15 Football Tournament for the national finals. The league match th ..

Tennis

The name is Mirza: Sania Mirza

The name is Mirza: Sania Mirza

Posted by: Suman Rai on January 6th, 2015

For sports people, advent of various sports channels has been a Manna from heaven as it provides them an option to extend their career in the sports of their ch ..

August 21st, 2014

Just another day’s work

August 18th, 2014

Pitches and Patriots

F1

High Speed Action shifts to Capital for the penultimate round of the 17th JK Tyre Racing Championship

High Speed Action shifts to Capital for the penultimate round of the 17th JK Tyre Racing Championship

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on November 7th, 2014

New Delhi: The Buddh International Circuit would once again reverberate with the sound of high-power engines going full throttle and the smell of burning rubber ..

Boxing

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi

Sachin Tendulkar meets Sarita Devi

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on January 16th, 2015

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar met the ace Indian boxer Sarita Devi at his home in Mumbai and wished her success for future matches. The Manipuri athlete was r ..

Other Sports

Indian shooter Gagan Narang unveils new corporate identity of BFW

Indian shooter Gagan Narang unveils new corporate identity of BFW

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 22nd, 2015

Bengaluru, January 22, 2015: Today, Padma Shree and Khel Ratna awardee Mr Gagan Narang unveiled the new corporate identity of Bharat Fritz Werner Limited (BFW). ..

One stop guide to all the sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world. A true reflection of sports.

Copyright © 2012 | The Sports Mirror