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Lagos Open Winner Nominated For BBC Award

Jack Draper, winner of the Lagos Open Tennis 2018 Futures 5 Men's Singles, has been shortlisted for this year's BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award. The 16-year-old is currently ranked No. 12 in the ITF rankings and 425...

Roger Federer To Miss French Open After Knee Surgery

Swiss great Roger Federer will miss a number of tournaments, including the French Open that begins in May, after undergoing knee surgery in Switzerland on Wednesday. The 20-times Grand Slam champion had been struggling with injury at the Australian Open,...

Djokovic Finishes Off Anderson

Novak Djokovic produced a superb display to see off Kevin Anderson and set up an ATP Finals meeting with Alexander Zverev The win also extended Djokovic's winning run against South African Anderson to eight matches, including the Wimbledon final earlier...

TENNIS: NTF Offers $100,000 in Prize Money For 2019 Lagos Open

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has released its programme of events for the 2019 season and it features a number of activities for players, officials and staff of the federation. The programme which is...

Federer Rules Self Out Of Clay Season

World number one Roger Federer has confirmed that he would miss the entire clay season. Federer, who recently lost the Indiana Wells Open final to Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina, has decided to pick his battles by staying away...

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka Survives Fourth Round Scare

Japanese fourth seed Naomi Osaka edged past 13th seed Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia in three sets Monday to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals.The US Open champion triumphed 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to set up a last eight clash...

Wimbledon: Unstoppable Federer, Tearful Cilic

Roger Federer have won a-record 8th Wimbledon title by defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic, 6-3 6-1 6-4, at the All England Club. The 35-year-old Swiss, who did not drop a single set all tournament, dispatched 7th seed Marin Cilic in 1hr and 41 minutes to claim his 19th Grand...

Federer Wins Record Hopman Cup Title

Roger Federer has become the most successful player in Hopman Cup history after leading Switzerland to a 2-1 win in an enthralling final of the mixed teams tournament in Perth Saturday. In what...

US Open: Sloane Stephens Wins All American Final To Earn First Grand Slam Title

World number 83 and first-time finalist, Sloane Stephens has earned her first career Grand Slam title by defeating fellow American Madison Keys in the US Open final. 24-year-old Stephens emphatically dispatched 15th seed Keys, who is also a Grand Slam final debutant, 6-3...

French Open Recap (Women): Wozniacki Eases Into Last 16 As Fourth Seed Svitolina Suffers...

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki secured an easy passage into the last 16 at the French Open following her straight sets win over Frenchwoman Pauline Parmatier. Wozniacki thrashed her opponent 6-0 6-3 to book a fourth round spot. The Dane will now...

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NPFL: Kano Pillars End Winless Streak, Doma Hold Gombe United

Kano Pillars defeated Sporting Lagos 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday to end their barren five winless streak. The hosts got...

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