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Engaged Serena Williams Accused of Doping By Ilie Nastase

Former World No. 1 Ilie Nastase just accused Serena Williams of using banned substances to enhance her performance on the court. Following the controversy surrounding Maria Sharapova’s doping ban and upcoming return to tennis, Nastase criticized the American drug testing system for letting the 23-time Grand Slam champion loose. Moreover, The retired Romanian professional tennis player further discussed the possible ...

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ITF/CAT Junior Tennis: Nigeria boys team bow out in doubles

Nigeria endured a torrid time on Thursday at the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championships holding in Johannesburg, South Africa as the boys’ teams succumbed to defeats in their doubles matches at the event featuring over 100 players from about 30 countries. In the boys’ 16 and under, Michael Osewa and Michael Ayoola lost 7-5, 6-2 to South African Codie Van ...

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Odukoya Wins Williams/Ogun Junior T-Tennis Tourney

It was a sweet victory for Sodiq Odukoya who defeated two times finalist, Ayomide Abiona by three sets to one to emerge as the new junior champion of the recently concluded Ogun State, Hon.Segun Williams Developmental Table Tennis Championship held at the Alake Sports Complex,Ijeja , Abeokuta. Ayomide Edunjobi and Opeyemi Adeniyi jointly finished in the third position. To reach ...

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ITF/CAT AJC: Osewa Bounces Back, Abamu qualifies

Nigeria’s Michael Osewa bounced back from an opening day defeat with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Keean Shah of Kenya to keep alive the hope of having a favourable draw in the knock out stage of the 2017 CAT/ITF African Junior Tennis Championship taking place at the Benoni Country Club, Johannesburg, South Africa. The twelfth -seeded Nigerian lost his first ...

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ITF/CAT Tennis: Marylove, Abamu Win, Osewa Loses

Marylove Edward and Matthew Abamu secured wins in their opening matches to give Nigeria a bright start at the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship which served off Monday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Third-seeded Edward, who is the only female members of the five-man team, defeated Hoziane Kitambala of Kenya 6-4, 6-0 in the girls’ 14 and under to enhance her ...

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AJC Tennis: Team Nigeria departs for South Africa

 ..Targets 2016 feat Team Nigeria’s coach, Mohammed Ubale is upbeat about the country’s chances of a memorable outing at the 2017 CAT/ITF African Junior Tennis Championship serving off March 25th – April 5th at the Benoni Country Club, Johannesburg. Ubale, alongside five players are scheduled to arrive the South African capital in the early hours of Thursday from Lagos but ...

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SNEPCo Tennis: Mcleod, Osewa Hold Strong To Retain Titles

Michael Osewa and Angel Mcleod put up very commanding performances to retain their boys 18 and girls 16 titles respectively as the third edition of the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship came to an exciting end at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Osewa defeated Stephen Augustine for the second time in two weeks 8-4 while Mcleod overpowered Toyin Asogba who had ...

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LSTTA Plan Foreign Tours For Players

-Seek Support For International Exposure Lagos State Table Tennis Association (LSTTA) has revealed plans to take some of its top players on a foreign tour, in order to help them gain international exposure. Its Chairman, Architect Femi Sokoya, said a lot of state athletes were ready to join the nation’s professional players who were playing in the top table tennis ...

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Kaftkarren Shines In SNEPCo Tennis

The only foreigner playing in the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship in Lagos Adekya Kaftkarren on Wednesday defeated Ajayi Abayomi 8-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. The 16-year-old Indian will now play the fifth seed Ezekiel Ekong, who beat Lukman Abdul-Malik 8-3 to qualify. In other Boys 18 quarterfinal matches, No. 2 seed Augustine Stephen humiliated Garba Abdullahi 8-0 ...

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SNEPCo Tennis: Lone Foreign Entrant Reach Q’finals

Adekya Kaftkarren, the lone foreign entrant in the at going SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship is through to the quarterfinals with an 8-5 victory over Ajayi Abayomi. The 16 year-old Indian will now play the fifth seed Ezekiel Ekong who beat Lukman Abdul-Malik 8-3 to qualify. In other boys 18 quarterfinal matches, No. 2 seed Augustine Stephen thrashed Garba Abdullahi 8-0 ...

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