Tennis

Australian Open: Serena Sets Up Osaka Clash With H

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Serena Williams produced a stunning performance to beat second seed Simona Halep and set up an Australian Open semi-final with Naomi Osaka. The 39-year-old American, bidding for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, won 6-3 6-3 against the Romanian. I think this is the best match I played ...

Tennis: Murray Out Of Australian Open

Saturday, January 23, 2021
Andy Murray announced Friday that he would not be playing in the upcoming Australian Open after being unable to negotiate a workable quarantine with Tennis Australia following his positive COVID-19 test. The former world No. 1 and three-time major champion had been unable to fly to Melbourne la ...

Nadal Wins 2020 French Open

Sunday, October 11, 2020
Rafael Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his 13th French Open and equal Roger Federer rsquo;s all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles on Sunday. For world number one Djokovic, the defeat ended his hopes of an 18th Slam and of becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to wi ...

Tennis: Djokovic Wins Rome Masters Title 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
World No.1, Novak Djokovic has won the Rome Masters tourney after defeating Diego Schwartzman 7-5, 6-3 to capture his 81st career title. He has now won more Masters 1000 titles than any other man in history - 36. I 39;m super pleased, Djokovic said. It was a great week, a very challenging ...

Ministry Pays For Funke Oshonaike Surgery

Friday, September 18, 2020
Tennis star thanks Minister after months of going through agonising pains due to a tooth tumour. Nigerian Table tennis star, Queen Funke Oshonaike can smile again following the intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare who footed part of the bill for the ...

Thiem Beats Zverev To Win 2020 US Open 

Monday, September 14, 2020
Austria 39;s Dominic Thiem clinched his first Grand Slam title after a gritty fightback from two sets down stunned Alexander Zverev in the US Open final. Second seed Thiem, 27, had lost his previous three major finals and looked destined for another agonising defeat. But 23-year-old Zverev, p ...

Osaka Beats Azarenka To Win 2020 US Open 

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Naomi Osaka demonstrated her growing maturity to fight back against Victoria Azarenka in a compelling US Open final and claim her third Grand Slam title. Japanese fourth seed Osaka, 22, won 1-6 6-3 6-3 for her second US Open title. Osaka was overwhelmed in the first set and in danger of traili ...

Just In: Serena Williams Crashes Out Of US Open 

Friday, September 11, 2020
Serena Williams 39; latest bid for a 24th Grand Slam singles title ended as Victoria Azarenka rolled back the years to reach the US Open final. Williams, seeking to equal the all-time record for majors, raced away with the first set but lost 1-6 6-3 6-3 to the inspired former world number one. ...

US Open: Djokovic Disqualified For Hitting Line Judge With Ball 

Monday, September 7, 2020
Top seed Novak Djokovic was disqualified from the US Open for accidentally hitting a ball at a line judge in his fourth-round match. Djokovic, 33, showed his frustration after losing serve to trail 6-5 against Spain 39;s Pablo Carreno Busta. The Serbian world number one took a ball out of his ...

Serena Williams Wins Sloane Stephens 2-6 6-2 6-2

Sunday, September 6, 2020
Serena Williams came from behind to thrash 2017 U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens, in the third-round on Saturday. She beat Stephens 2-6 6-2 6-2 to keep alive her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. A sure-footed Stephens pounced early as third seed Williams struggled with her f ...
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