Muiz Adegoke of Birch Freeman High School, who went on to win the boy’s singles event, dismissed top seed and defending champion, Gbadamosi Dare of Isheri Grammar School, in two straight sets.
Federer fires on return from Melbourne heroics
Federer, chasing a record eighth title at the Dubai showpiece, outclassed the tetchy Frenchman 6-1, 6-3 in what was his first match since winning an 18th Grand Slam in January in Melbourne against Rafael Nadal.
Emefiele delighted by players’ performance
The Yakubu sisters, Oiza and Nene clinched the Girls 12 and 10 titles as the 2017 CBN Junior Tennis Championship ended with fanfare at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club Saturday.
Octogenarian wants sponsors for emerging tennis stars
An Octogenarian and tennis veteran, Etubom Charles Duke (88) has called on sports clubs in the country to sponsor and promote the game among the young ones.
Murray says fully fit for Dubai ATP
The world number one revealed on Sunday that he had consulted doctors in London earlier this month about the painful skin condition upon his return following a fourth-round Melbourne loss to Mischa Zverev.
Nishikori battles into Buenos Aires final
Japanese top seed Kei Nishikori reached his second final of 2017 with a gruelling 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win over Argentina's Carlos Berlocq at the Buenos Aires clay court tournament.
Nigeria, Egypt, others to represent Africa in ITTF’s championship
Africa’s top ranked table tennis nations, Nigeria and Egypt, are among 14 others that will hoist the continent’s flags at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships...
Imeh, Adegoke are Rainoil/Ikoyi Club Masters Tennis champions
As predicted by followers of the third Rainoil/Ikoyi Club 1938 Masters Tennis Championship, Joseph Imeh and Sarah Adegoke at the weekend won the Men and Women’s singles...
Teenage prodigy steals show at Calabar Table Tennis Open Championship
Eight-year-old Bright Joel Udoh of Prison Primary School, Calabar was the cynosure of all eyes at the grand finale of the NTTF-sanctioned maiden Calabar Open Schools...