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Serena Williams’ Coach Angry Over Star’s Pregnancy

Serena Williams’ tennis coach has revealed he was angry that she deliberately did not tell him about her pregnancy ahead of the Australian Open. Back in January the 35-year-old tennis champion racked up another grand slam win against her sister Venus during the tournament – but Patrick Mouratoglou confessed he had no idea at all she was expecting. Speaking during ...

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Assar’s Not My Focus In Morocco – Quadri

Africa’s highest ranked player in the world, Aruna Quadri has said that he would not be focusing only on Egypt’s Omar Assar when the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup serves off in Agadir, Morocco on July 1 as there are more threats to his dream. Quadri, who has been listed among the foreign legion competing at the maiden Ultimate Table Tennis ...

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NCC Tennis Draws, Opener For Friday

The 2017 NCC Tennis League draws ceremony which usually kick-starts the very lucrative tennis event has been scheduled to take place at the Ikoyi Club 1938 Tennis Section on Friday, June 30 2017 starting 3 pm. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung is expected to attend as guest of honour while the Executive Vice Chairman & ...

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Algerian Sensation Dares Quadri, Assar

Since making his debut for Algeria in 2015, 20-year-old Naim Karali has established himself as an integral part of the Algerian team, and when the 2017 ITTF Africa Cup serves on July 1 on Morocco, Naim Karali believes the reigns of Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Egypt’s Omar Assar may be coming to an end. Having tasted defeat in the hand ...

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Pregnant Serena Williams poses naked on cover of Vanity Fair

Tennis pro Serena Williams is certainly used to her body being scrutinised. She’s been body-shamed on social media, and in the press, on numerous occasions – which is ridiculous because her body is nothing short of phenomenal. But this time, Serena, who’s currently heavily pregnant with her first child, took control of her image by ditching her clothes and baring ...

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Serena Williams Nominated For Two ESPYs

It feels like the accolades may never stop for Serena Williams. The 35-year old mother-to-be was nominated for two 2017 ESPY awards: Best Female Athlete and Best Female Tennis Player. Williams has had a good history of raking in the hardware at the ESPYs. She has been nominated for Best Female Athlete five times and won twice and nominated for ...

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Becker’s ‘Five Second Sex’ In A Cupboard Has Cost Him His fortune

Tennis legend Boris Becker, who inadvertently blew £20m ($25m) after impregnating a Russian model in a broom cupboard of a restaurant, has now seen his fortune whittled down to the point of bankruptcy, the International Business Times alleges. Three-time Wimbledon champion Boris Becker was declared bankrupt at a court in London yesterday (21 June) despite having earned an estimated £100m ...

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Tennis Legend Becker Declared Bankrupt After Failure To Pay Debts

Tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt – by a court official who watched him play on Centre Court. Lawyers for the three-time Wimbledon winner pleaded with a Bankruptcy Court registrar in London on Wednesday for “a last chance” to pay a long-standing debt. But Miss Registrar Christine Derrett, who recalled watching him play, said it was “with regret” ...

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Serena Hits Courts Despites Pregnancy Trimester

Serena Williams might be in the third trimester of her pregnancy but that is not holding her back from hitting the practice courts and keep hitting the ball when she returns next year. If the rallies with the trainer are any suggestion, she is as fluent as ever when she connected the racket to the ball from the baseline. 35-year-old ...

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Ndanusa Seeks Support For New Tennis Boss

The immediate past president of the Nigeria Tennis Federation Sani Ndanusa has urged tennis stakeholders to support the newly-elected NTF board headed by Dayo Akindoju. The former sports minister commended Yemi Owoseni, who contested against Akindoju, as well as other tennis stakeholders, for displaying maturity in Tuesday’s election in Abuja. He said, “We are one big family as far as ...

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