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Tunis 2018 AJC: Quadri Trounces Algerian, Abamu Faces Tough Test

Nigeria junior tennis sensation, Oyinlomo Quadri, Monday, began her quest for a title at the 2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship 16 and under in Tunis, Tunisia with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Boukholda Houria of Algeria. The 14-year-old is competing at this category for the second time having ruled the 14 and under category few years ago where she won ...

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CBN Juniors: Unseeded Moses Wins Girls’ 16s Title Plus MOP Award

Unseeded Favour Moses from Kaduna topped her spate of upset wins with the Girl’s 16 title which she won in a very close contest against third seeded Omolade Aderemi from Ondo in the final match of the CBN Junior Tennis Championship which rounded off at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Saturday. Moses who has been knocking on the door of ...

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Quadri Fortifies Table Tennis Squad

The arrival of Table Tennis whizkid, Aruna Quadri has boosted the morale of his teammates as well as other Nigerian officials as the semi final of Team Event strokes off. In the absence of Quadri, Segun Toriola piloted the team to berth in the semi finals which automatically guarantees a medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games  in Gold Coast, Australia. ...

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Serena Williams, Azarenka, Sharapova Listed For Rome Tourney

Agnieszka Radwanska is the only absent player in the WTA Rome entry list. The Polish won’t play the Premier 5 event for the fourth year in a row, she made her last appearances in 2014. Radwanska, who dropped to the 30th place of the rankings, will play just Istanbul and Madrid prior to the Roland Garros. In Rome 41 of ...

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Djokovic Sacks Agassi, Stephanek In New Coaching Shakeup

The former world No. 1 announced Wednesday he was severing ties with coach Radek Stepanek. This comes just days after Djokovic and Andre Agassi parted ways. Djokovic, who has fallen to No. 13 in the rankings, has not found much traction since a six-month hiatus from the tour to repair an ongoing elbow injury. He fell in his opening matches ...

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Venus Williams Is Photo’d Out KISSING Her White Boyfriend . . . He’s Handsome . . . Muscular . . . And An HEIR TO BILLIONS!!!

Venus Williams was spotted out in New York with her boyfriend, Nicholas Hammond, 25. Nicolas isn’t just a pretty face either. He’s an heir to publishing magnate Walter Annenberg’s fortune through his mother, Dana Hammond. He stands to inherit close to a BILLION DOLLARS. Venus and Serena are changing the game. Serena’s husband , Alexis Ohanian, is the tech MEGA-MILLIONAIRE ...

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CBN JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP STARTS APRIL 2

The 2018 CBN Junior Open Tennis Championship will kick off Monday April 2 at the National Stadium, Surulere and end on Saturday April 7 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Race Course. The CBN Junior Championship which is, without doubt, the flagship of the Nigerian junior circuit will be featuring four categories – 10s, 12s, 14s & 16s – for ...

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Serena Williams To Serve Real Life In HBO Docuseries

After returning to the tennis circuit since her hiatus last year, Serena Williams has her focus set on dominating yet another arena. Described as a “personal project” by HBO Sports’ executive vice president Peter Nelson, the mommy-of-one announced the May 2 release of her documentary titled Being Serena, Deadline reports. The special will follow Williams’ journey through motherhood, running her ...

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Nigerian Players Tumble Early From Lagos Squash Classics

Nigerian players crashed early in droves in the preliminary rounds of the 2018 Lagos International Squash Classics at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos. The competition enters its main draw on Wednesday after the completion of the preliminary rounds on Tuesday. Nigeria’s Adegoke Onaopemipo lost 3-0 in the second round to South Africa’s  Jean-Pierre  Brits   while Abdurahaman ...

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Reps Condemn Exclusion Of Table Tennis Women

Nigeria’s House of Representatives on Wednesday condemned the decision of Nigeria Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) to exclude   women table tennis players from  the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia  next month. The federation last week named an all-male squad consisting of veteran player Segun Toriola, Aruna Quadri,  Jamiu Azeez, Portugal-based Bode Abiodun, who is Quadri’s teammate at Sporting,  and ...

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