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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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NCC Tennis League: Port Harcourt Hosts Crucial Tie

The NCC Tennis League will as usual take place in three cities – Port Harcourt, Lagos and Ilorin – this weekend but all roads, for passionate tennis fans, will lead to the Port Harcourt Club where Blue Group leaders, Team Kalotari, host strong newcomers Team Muller. Team Muller which had upset 2015 runners-up Team Civil Defence in the opening tie ...

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Squash Takes Centre Stage At Ilorin Youth Games

…As Federation Celebrate Success Of Chamberlain Tourney The game of squash rackets will be one of the focal points in Ilorin, when the Kwara State capital hosts the National Youth Games between September 7-17 , it’s the third in the series of the games. Squash Federation President, Boye Oyerinde, said all technical officials needed for the sport have undergone intense ...

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Serena Welcomes Baby Girl

American female tennis ace, Serena Williams, welcomed her first child, a baby girl, with fiancé and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, in Florida on Friday. A report by New York Daily News stated: “Tennis star Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Mom and baby doing well.” “Obviously, I’m super excited,” Serena’s big sis, Venus ...

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NCC Tennis League: Kaduna, Abuja and Ilorin Set for Action

Thomas Otu, Musa Bala, Oyinlomo Quadri, Omolade Bamidele, Patience Onebamhoin and Augustine Stephen are expected to light up this weekend’s NCC Tennis League ties taking place in Abuja, Kaduna and Ilorin. In Abuja, Former National champion, Thomas Otu, representing Team Ndoma-Egba is expected to have his hands full against hard fighting Musa Bala of Team Tech Vibe of Jos with ...

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Serena Williams Returns To Tennis In January, Says Mouratoglou

Serena Williams back on court in Melbourne in January 2018? “That’s the goal,” says her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Since winning the Australian Open at the beginning of the year and revealing she was pregnant in mid-April, Williams has not competed in any tournaments. The U.S. Open marks the third straight Grand Slam played without the 23-time major winner, as Williams ...

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Ahead 2017 ITTF World Cup: I Need A Coach, Says Aruna Quadri

Despite putting Nigeria on the world map at several occasions, Africa’s highest ranked table tennis player, Aruna Quadri is pleading for support for him to hire a coach prosecute the 2017 ITTF World Cup holding in Liege, Belgium later in the year. Quadri who has consistently been inking his name in the annals of African table tennis history as the ...

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ITTF Thumbs Up Nigeria Open

For successfully staging the fourth edition of an ITTF Challenge Series, the international Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has applauded the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) of the 2017 Nigeria Open with a pledge to award more world title events to Nigeria. According to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ITTF, Steve Dainton, aside the quality of players, the quality of organization ...

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