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23 Apr 2016
Defending champion Kei Nishikori eased into his third consecutive Barcelona Open final with a 6-3, 6-2 win over French sixth seed Benoit Paire on Saturday.
21 Apr 2016
Following their impressive outing at the 2016 ITF/CAT Africa Junior Championship in Pretoria, South Africa, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has listed Nigeria’s U14 boys team for the World Team Cup African qualifiers.
18 Apr 2016
Boris Becker has criticised world number two Andy Murray after the British tennis star voiced suspicions some of his opponents may have been taking performance-enhancing drugs.
15 Apr 2016
Andy Murray ran down a depleted Milos Raonic 6-2, 6-0 on Friday to power into his third semi-final at the Monte Carlo Masters.
14 Apr 2016
Andy Murray fought though a roller-coaster finish to squeeze into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters on Thursday, posting a narrow 2-6, 7-5, 7-5 win over Benoit Paire.
14 Apr 2016
The battle for the four wild cards allocated to Nigeria by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the Second Tombim Abuja Futures Tennis tournament began yesterday at the Abuja Tennis Club, Package B, and National ...
14 Apr 2016
Zach MacCourt of the United States and Zimbabwe’s Duncan Mugabe became the first foreign players to arrive Abuja for the Tombim ITF Futures tennis tournament, which serves off next week at the tennis courts of the...
13 Apr 2016
Defending champion Novak Djokovic was stunned 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 by Czech Jiri Vesely, the world 55, in Wednesday's second round of the Monte Carlo Masters.
9 Apr 2016
Roger Federer will test a January knee injury under competitive conditions from Sunday when the Monte Carlo Masters marks the opening of the pre-Roland Garros spring clay court campaign.
8 Apr 2016
Chairman Cross River Sports Commission, Orok Duke, has called on relevant stakeholders to make table tennis popular in Nigeria.
5 Apr 2016
World No. 1, Novak Djokovic, beat Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the finals of the Miami Masters in Key Biscayne, Florida, to take his fourth title of 2016.
5 Apr 2016
Novak Djokovic remains streets ahead of the rest in the ATP world rankings, after claiming a record-equalling sixth Miami Open title on Sunday.

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Robert Lewandowski, one of the most prolific strikers in club football, finally got the first World Cup goal of his career when he netted against Saudi Arabia on Saturday.