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Quadri Wins 2017 Poland Open

Nigeria’s top table tennis player, Aruna Quadri justified his placement as number one seed in the 32-man list of this year’s  ITTF Challenge Poland Open, by emerging winner of the event over the past weekend. Quadri, who lifted the Portuguese Super Cup with Sporting Table Tennis Club the previous weekend, entered the 2017 Poland Open on Thursday, October 6 in ...

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NCC Tennis League: Teams Ndoma Egba, Tech Vibe Rout Opponents With Semis In Mind

Team Ndoma-Egba of Abuja and Team Tech Vibe of Jos were ruthless against their opponents in the penultimate round robin tie in the White Group over the weekend with a mind to giving themselves a good chance of snatching the last semifinal place. Defending champions Team Offikwu who beat Team Goshen of Ilorin 5-2 in Kaduna has already secured the ...

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NCC Tennis League: Depleted Team Offikwu Host Team Goshen in Kaduna

Team Offikwu, will be without three key players – Sylvester Emmanuel, Shehu Lawal and Chris Bulus – when they host a reinforced Team Goshen side in Kaduna this weekend but the defending champions look good to eke out the tie with former national champion Henry Atseye and CBN Open women’s champion, Sarah Adegoke leading the remaining players. Team Goshen which ...

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Venus Williams books 1st WTA Finals Appearance Since 2009

Serena Williams may be out of action after giving birth to a baby girl earlier this month, but her family name will still feature in the season-ending eight-player BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global next month. Elder sister Venus, who is enjoying a stirring year of revival, has qualified for the elite tournament at the Singapore Indoor ...

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NCC Tennis league: Team Muller Semis Despite Team Member Parents Tragedy

Team Muller over the weekend in Lagos beat Team VGC Lions 7-0  to secure a semifinal place in the ongoing NCC Tennis League with only one round robin match outstanding in the Blue Group. This was despite the sad news of Muller team member Emmanuel Idoko losing his Mum and Dad the same week of the tie. Idoko, who has ...

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Serena’s Boyfriend Ohanian, Says Of Daughter: ‘She Is My Legacy’

“Dad life is the greatest,” Ohanian wrote on a Sunday Instagram post, sharing a new black-and-white photo of his and Serena Williams’ newborn baby girl Alexis Olympia. Continued the Reddit co-founder, “Entrepreneurship is all-consuming, it’s sleepless, we call our startups our ‘babies,’ we are ridiculously proud of them, and we pour all of ourselves into them – but she is ...

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NCC Tennis League: CBN Futures Beat Team Yetade to win First Tie

Team CBN Futures, a team of the best juniors in Nigeria – finally won a tie in the third edition of the NCC Tennis League when they defeated Team Yetade of Ado Ekiti 6-1 in a match the youngsters hosted at the National Stadium Lagos. CBN Futures won the four men’s and one ladies’ singles as well as the mixed ...

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Serena Divides Former Tennis Stars Over Q Return After Child Birth

Serena Williams is targeting a return to competitive tennis next January to defend her Australian Open title, but two former stars who became parents question her ability to regain top form so soon after childbirth. Williams gave birth to a baby daughter on September 1 and would be trying to be ready for play when next year’s first Grand Slam ...

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NCC Tennis League Recreates “Damman Miracle” in Port Harcourt

The NCC Tennis League Blue Group match in Port Harcourt over the weekend witnessed a comeback of epic proportions comparable to the ‘Dammam Miracle’ the flying Eagles (U-20) pulled off at the 1989 FIFA World Cup in Saudi Arabia recovering from 0-4 to win a quarterfinal match against Russia. In the very crucial round robin tie between Team Kalotari and ...

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Serena Williams To Kick Out Step Mom From Florida Home

Stepmother has filed documents in Florida court, asking for legal action to prevent Serena from tossing her out of their home The tennis champ may be happy after welcoming a baby girl into the world, but she’s reportedly at odds with her stepmother. According to TMZ, Serena Williams’ 38-year-old stepmother, Lakeisha Juanita Williams, has filed documents in Florida court, asking ...

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