Tennis: Barty And Nadal Win Big At Season-Ending ITF Awards

Ashleigh Barty and Rafael Nadal were named International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) World Champions for 2019 on Thursday, rewarding them for stellar seasons in which they finished at the top of women’s and men’s rankings respectively.

2019 Lagos Open: Top Seeds Fall As Rain Disrupts Q/Finals

Burundi's Sada Nahimana progressed to the semifinal of the women's draw at the 2019 Lagos Open but men's top seed Skander Mansouri's bid for a fifth ITF title of the season ended prematurely after illness forced...

2019 Lagos Open: Nigerian Hopes Extinguished As Players Fail To Make Q/Finals

The 2019 Lagos Open will have no Nigerian presence in the quarterfinals after the country's remaining players all failed to progress past the second round on of the competition on Thursday. In...
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Tennis: Hopman Cup Set To Return In 2021

The Hopman Cup team event will return in 2021 after losing its traditional New Year slot on the tennis calendar, International Tennis Federation (ITF) President David Haggerty told Reuters on Wednesday. This...

2019 Lagos Open: Quadre, Imeh Advance As Women’s Top Seed Suffers First Round Exit

After a rain-soaked couple of days, the main draw of the Lagos Open finally served off on Wednesday with Nigeria's contingent of Oyinlomo Quadre, Blessing Solomon, Joseph Imeh and Emmanuel Idoko all progressing to the second...

16 Year Old Rebecca Ekpeyong Blows Off National Junior Champion At Chevron Invitational Masters

South South representative, Rebecca Ekpeyong at the recently concluded Chevron Junior Invitational Masters in Lagos defeated Nigeria’s national junior champion Omolayo Bamidele in straight sets to win the title. Rebecca went into the finals...

Nigerian On Course For Gold At ITF African Junior Circuit Event

Nigeria’s Suleiman Ibrahim will clinch gold at the ITF/CAT African Junior Circuit (AJC) Under-14 event in Lome, Togo if he beats either of top seed, Finoana Rakotomala of Madagascar or third seed, Isaac Padio of Togo in...

ITF World Tour: N9M Up For Grabs At Tombim Open In Abuja

The total prize money of Nine Million Naira (#9,000,000) will be awarded at the Tombim Open - the opening tournament of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tour scheduled to hold at the National Tennis Centre, Abuja.


Umar Sadiq: The Nigerian Striker Leading Almería’s Promotion Push

The Kaduna-born striker has set LaLiga SmartBank, Spain’s second tier, on fire this season and is propelling his side to promotion...


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