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No Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, no problem for Roland Garros

When Djokovic completed the career Grand Slam by winning his first Roland Garros title in 2016, the Serb held all four majors at the same time. Roland Garros, Roland Garros news, Roland Garros updates, French Open, Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, sports news, sports, tennis news, Tennis, Indian Express The Grand Slam tournaments are anchored …

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2017 CBN SENIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP HOLDS IN LAGOS

The 39th Central Bank of Nigeria Open Tennis Championship will hold at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos from May 25th – June 3rd, 2017, sponsors of the national flagship championship, CBN has announced. There would be six categories of titles at stake in the tournament expected to feature no fewer than 300 players, namely Men’s singles, Women singles, Men’s doubles, …

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GSL Open: Hemery dumps Krstin, faces unseeded Diaz in final

French-Nigerian Calvin Hemery scaled the hurdle of Serbian Pedja Krstin to book a spot in Saturday’s final of the GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures in Abuja. His next opponent is unseeded Christopher Diaz-Figueroa of Guatemala, who upset second seed Brayden Schnur of Canada 7-6 (5) 3-6, 6-1. An enthralling and event-filled match on Centre Court saw the world number 279 …

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Franco-Nigerian Hemery, Krstin Rematch Ignites GSL Open

Top seed Calvin Hemery of France Thursday defeated Haadin Bava of India 6-3, 6-2 to book a semifinal spot at the GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures which will round off on Saturday. The win now pitched the world no 279 Hemery, who is born of Nigerian dad, against Serbian Pedja Krstin, who overpowered Zimbabwe’s Takanyi Garaganga 7-5, 6-2 in another …

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French-Nigerian Hemery Back To GSL Winning Ways

Top seed Calvin Hemery progressed to the second round of the GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures with a 6-1, 6-7 (6), 6-2 win over Fabiano De Paula. Both players were finalists in the Nigeria Futures 1 and Futures 2 and it was the Franco-Nigerian Hemery, who come out tops on his returned to the court where he was beaten 6-2, …

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GSL Open: Emmanuel, Enosoregbe Seek Redemption

The 1st GSL Open Nigeria F3 Futures served off Monday in Abuja with all the seeds in action cruising to comfortable wins. Top on the list is second seed, Brayden Schnur of Canada, who coasted to a 6-0, 6-1 win over Indian Mohit Jahin while there was also a one-sided match which saw third seed, Alessandro Bega of Italy overran …

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Odizor Pulls Out Of NTF Presidency Race

Nigeria’s most successful tennis player, Nduka Odizor, will no more be running for the top position of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) due to what he referred to as ‘some unethical practices that do not tally with my personal principles’. Odizor, who dominated the stage in the 80s and emerged as the only Nigerian player to have reached the Round …

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Hemery’s Dad Reiterates Son’s Urge To Play For Nigeria

Calvin Hemery dad has reiterated his son’s desire to play for Nigeria declaring it’s not good for the country to repeat the mistake of Anthony Joshua. Ehi Henshaw-Aigbekaen revealed his 22-year-old son is good enough to bring glory to Nigeria after he continued his winning run at the Dayak Tennis Championship Nigeria F2 Futures holding in Abuja. “He is willing …

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Dayak Championship: Nigeria’s Emmanuel, Hemery dump out doubles’ top seed

Nigeria’s Sylvester Emmanuel teamed up with Frenchman Calvin Hemery to upset Brazilians Fernando Romboli and Fabiano De Paula in the doubles of the Dayak Championship Nigeria F2 Futures in Abuja. The South Americans were champions in the Tombim Open Nigeria F1 Futures but were shocked by the unseeded duo who prevailed 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) to give the home fans …

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Serena Celebrates Upcoming Nuptials With Friends, Family At Bridal Shower

According to E! News, the tennis champ celebrated her upcoming wedding to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian with friends and family at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach on Saturday. A source told E! that partygoers celebrated with champagne and healthy apps. Williams has a lot to celebrate now as she is expecting her first child with Ohanian. The shower reportedly …

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