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2 Sep
Team Nigeria’s men’s para-table tennis team added one more bronze to the country’s kitty at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, yesterday afternoon, to raise the nation’s medals to haul to seven
1 Sep
Defending champion Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the US Open by walkover on Wednesday as rain showers interrupted play on the New York hardcourts.
1 Sep
Novak Djokovic says staying in the moment and managing challenging situations are his secret weapons in coping with the emotions and pressure of trying to make tennis history.
31 Aug
The annual Zenith Bank Tennis competition, which could not hold last year due to the outbreak of COVID-19, has served off at the Ikoyi Club tennis courts.
30 Aug
Naomi Osaka launches her bid for a third US Open title in four years on Monday, aiming to put turmoil behind her as she chases her second Grand Slam title of 2021.
26 Aug
Defending champion Naomi Osaka seeks her third US Open title in four tries as the year's final Grand Slam begins Monday with top-ranked Wimbledon winner Ashleigh Barty leading a host of rivals.
26 Aug
Serena Williams won't be chasing a 24th Grand Slam singles title at the US Open, but with her 40th birthday only a month away, she will be starting perhaps her greatest challenge in closing out her career on her own terms.
25 Aug
Serena Williams has pulled out of next week's US Open because of a hamstring injury, the 23-time Grand Slam winner announced on her Instagram page on Wednesday.
20 Aug
World number two Naomi Osaka suffered one of her worst losses this season on Thursday, falling to Jil Teichmann in a third-round match at the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters.
19 Aug
Naomi Osaka remained the picture of calm answering questions on Wednesday after staging a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 comeback victory over Coco Gauff to reach the third round of the WTA Cincinnati Masters.
18 Aug
Simona Halep earned her first victory since last May's calf injury pause as the three-time finalist defeated Magda Linette 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Tuesday at the ATP-WTA Cincinnati Masters.
17 Aug
Leader of Fusion Sports Foundation, Fuad Quadri, has described the maiden Summer Tennis Clinic/Tournament as a huge success, pledging that the programme will now hold yearly.

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President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, will, today, lead federal lawmakers and other dignitaries to this year’s national prayer breakfast at the senate wing of the National Assembly complex, Abuja.