The Power of I 2014

From Vapi to Wimbledon

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Soumik Kar

Balkrishan Goenka has always loved tennis, catching the sport on television as often as he can. For the past six years, though, the third week of June finds him at the mecca for tennis lovers — Wimbledon. He enjoys the Centre Court matches, the English summer and the chance to eat strawberries and cream at the iconic tennis club as much as everyone, but it’s really a busman’s holiday for Goenka. “I am a stakeholder in the tournament and need to be there as often as possible,” he says.