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Wimbledon punishes Nastase for racial comments against Serena Williams

Ilie Nastase has been punished by Wimbledon for making some racist comments about Serena Williams‘ pregnancy, saying “Let’s see what colour it will be. Chocolate with milk?”. After that incident, the Romanian 70-year-old two-time Grand Slam winner, was sent out of the stadium for his bad behaviour. During Great Britain’s Fed Cup tie against Romania, he was caught on camera ...

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Nigerians Out Of Tombim Abuja Open

Nigeria finally bowed out of the 3rd Tombim Abuja Open on Wednesday as the duo of Clifford Enosoregbe and Thomas Otu were knocked out in the second round of the ITF Pro Circuit tournament. Enosoregbe, who defeated Britain’s Joe Cooper in the first round, was outplayed by Benjamin Lock; the seventh seed from Zimbabwe coasting to a 6-2, 6-1 triumph ...

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Abiona Dethrones Odukoya In Ogun Junior T’Tennis

It was a hard earned victory for the three time finalist, Ayomide Abiona, who dethroned Sodiq Odukoya,to emerge as the new Junior Champion of the recently concluded Hon. Segun Williams/Ogun State Table Tennis Monthly Developmental Competition. Abiona dismissed Odukoya by three sets to one in the trilling final of the third edition of the tournament played at the Alake Sports ...

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Nigeria To Host ITF/CAT Junior Championship

THE Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) has allotted the hosting rights of the ITF/CAF 12 and Under West and Central Africa Junior Championship to Nigeria. The tournament which is expected to feature no fewer than 12 countries will hold in Lagos from April 25th – 30th. Nigeria Tennis Federation President, Sani Ndanusa, who disclosed this at the weekend, said CAT ...

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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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