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9 Sep 2019
US Open winner Bianca Andreescu, 200th in the world rankings a year ago, leapt into the top five on Monday, while Ashleigh Barty knocked Naomi Osaka off top spot.
2 Sep 2019
Serena Williams overcame an injury scare to maintain her pursuit of a record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the US Open on Sunday while Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty and Karolina Pliskova crashed out in the last 16.
2 Sep 2019
Naomi Osaka justified her world ranking with her 6/3, 6/0 victory over Cori Gauff in a U.S Open third-round match at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 15-year old American sensation ranked 140, entered the draw as a wild card, after her sterling debut at the Championships, Wimbledon
1 Sep 2019
Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty crashed out of the US Open in the last 16 after a wild display Sunday against Wang Qiang, while Serena Williams was set to continue her pursuit of a record-tying 24th major title.
5 Jul 2019
The fourth day of the Championships, Wimbledon featured many Americans in action on their nation’s July 4 Independence Day.
9 Jun 2019
Ashleigh Barty defeated Marketa Vondrousova of Czech Republic 6/1; 6/3 to win the Suzanne Lenglen trophy. The 23-year-old woman became the first Australian to win at Roland Garros since 1973 when Margaret Smith Court emerged champion.
8 Jun 2019
Rain came to the rescue of Novak Djokovic on Saturday as the world number one was staring at defeat against Dominic Thiem in the Roland Garros semi-finals. Djokovic, bidding to become just the second man in history to hold all Grand Slam titles at the same time twice, was trailing 1-4 in the final set…
8 Jun 2019
Rafael Nadal of Spain defeated Roger Federer 6/3; 6/2; 6/3 to reach the finals. Earlier in the day, Ashleigh Barty of Australia halted...
9 May 2019
Naomi Oaska admitted she "was thinking about too many things" in her 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 Madrid Open quarter-final loss to Belinda Bencic on Thursday. World number one Osaka has claimed the last two majors at the US and Australian Opens and will be looking for a third in succession when she travels to Paris for…


17 mins ago
Tunisia’s chances of scaling the group stage hurdles into Round of 16 at the on-going Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup suffered a big blow yesterday, as they lost 0-1 to the Socceroos of Australia.
19 mins ago
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, yesterday, said that former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi’s criticism of projects inaugurated and flagged off in Rivers State smacks of envy and malice.
23 mins ago
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, is optimistic the country’s inflation rate would decelerate steadily from next year, dropping to below 15 per cent before end of 2023.
39 mins ago
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over comments credited to the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Olukayode Ariwoola, wherein he was reported to have dabbled into the internal affairs of the PDP.
41 mins ago
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has underscored the need for Enugu State University of the Science and Technology (ESUT) to re-invent and re-commit to its founding objective...