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26 Jan 2018
Simona Halep of Romania defeated the 2016 champion Angelique Kerber, 6/3; 4/6; 9/7 and will face the second seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who defeated Elise Mertens of Belgium 6/3; 7/6(2) in the finals on Sunday. In the men’s title chase, Marin Cilic of Croatia defeated Kyle Edmund of Great Britain 6/2; 7/6; 6/2 After…
25 Jan 2018
Even when he is out of the tournament, Rafael Nadal has relevance as his exit throws up Roger Federer as favourite to defend the title he won last year.
23 Jan 2018
The second week kicked off with epic battles that pitted Europe and Asia. The results were evenly shared. Hyeon Chung offered the people of South Korea cause for jubilation as he continued his conquering ways by defeating Novak Djokovic 7/6(7); 7/5; 7/6(3). In the other inter-continental clash, Germany’s Angelique Kerber found a way to survive…
20 Jan 2018
Angelique Kerber crushed Maria Sharapova in straight sets in a battle of former champions at the Australian Open on Saturday.
10 Jan 2018
Former world number one Angelique Kerber says she is looking for more confidence-boosting matches ahead of next week's Australian Open after knocking Venus Williams out of the Sydney International.
13 Sep 2017
On the outset, the 2017 was predicted to be wide open; with no clear winners in sight. In tennis, that is an exciting break from boredom of the same players carting away the silver and cash.
31 Aug 2017
Naomi Osaka of Japan achieved another major upset by defeating the defending champion from Germany, Angelique Kerber 63; 6-1. In the men’s draw, reigning Wimbledon champion, Roger Federer outlasted a determined Frances Tiafoe...
17 Jul 2017
Karolina Pliskova is the new world number one in the latest WTA rankings released on Monday despite never having won a major tournament.
10 Jul 2017
Angelique Kerber crashed out of Wimbledon and lost her hold on the world number one ranking, while five-time champion Venus Williams became the oldest All England Club quarter-finalist in 23 years on Monday.
4 Jul 2017
World number one Angelique Kerber kicked off her bid to return to the Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Irina Falconi, while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic prepared to start their All England Club campaigns.
29 Jun 2017
Novak Djokovic defeated Canada’s Vasek Pospisil 6/4; 6/3 to advance to the quarterfinal after their match was delayed by rain for a whole day in Eastbourne. The top seeded Angelique Kerber, however, barely escaped an upset before outlasting Kristyna Pliskova...
28 May 2017
Germany's Angelique Kerber became the first top seed in French Open history to lose in the opening round when she was knocked out by Russia's Ekaterina Makarova 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday.


The Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) says the board will begin to collect taxes from telephone users, cable subscribers and land owners from January 2023. Its Executive Chairman, Mrs Mimi Adzape-Orubibi, said this on Wednesday during the Joint State Revenue Committee meeting in Makurdi. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting was…
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The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Wednesday challenged the Federal Government and the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities ASUU to resolve their dispute amicably out of court. The Appellate Court suggested twenty-four hours for the two parties to have a rethink, sit down and come out with a resolution that would make Nigerians…
2 hours ago
Tems makes it one of the top winners of this year's BMI Awards in London. She clinches her award alongside other top Nigerian artists like Wizkid, CKay, P2J, Tempoe, Joeboy, and Kwame Eugene. Mike O'Neill, president and CEO of BMI, and Shirin Foroutan, vice president of creative for BMI Europe, presided over the ceremony. P2J…
2 hours ago
Barcelona defender Andreas Christensen has suffered a sprained ankle, the club confirmed on Wednesday, leaving the Catalans with only two fit centre-backs. The Denmark centre-back was taken off in the 1-0 defeat by Inter Milan on Tuesday at the San Siro, and is a doubt for upcoming games, including the Clasico on October 16. Barca…
2 hours ago
Kyiv on Wednesday claimed further victories over Russian troops in eastern Ukraine as the Kremlin vowed to recapture territory lost in a lightning Ukrainian counteroffensive. In recent weeks, Ukraine's forces, bolstered by Western weapons, have wrested Russian troops out of a string of towns and villages in the east and in the south. Kyiv this…