Friday, 29th September 2023

Grand Slam

7 Jun
Beatriz Haddad Maia became the first Brazilian woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final since 1968 on Wednesday when she came back from a set down to defeat Ons Jabeur at the French Open.
29 Apr
England proved just too strong for France as they won 38-33 to complete a Women's Six Nations Grand Slam in front of a world record crowd at Twickenham on Saturday.
28 Jan
Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Karen Khachanov 7/6(2); 6/4; 6/7(8); 6/3 to set up a clash with Novak Djokovic, who is chasing a tenth title and a record tying 22nd Grand Slam.
24 Jun 2022
Serena Williams has been drawn to face French debutant Harmony Tan in the first round of Wimbledon as the American star returns to singles action after a year away.
15 Mar 2022
Rafael Nadal on Monday expressed sympathy for Naomi Osaka following her tearful exit at Indian Wells but believes players should learn to deal with hostile fans.
13 Mar 2022
Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka was reduced to tears by a heckler Saturday on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 second-round loss to Veronika Kudermetova at Indian Wells.
29 Jan 2022
An imperious Ashleigh Barty said it was a dream come true after on Saturday becoming the first Australian to win her home Grand Slam in 44 years, but the memories made along the way were more important than the trophy.
7 Nov 2021
Novak Djokovic gained some consolation for missing out on a Grand Slam sweep this year when he was crowned season-ending world number one for a record seventh time on Saturday.
13 Sep 2021
Daniil Medvedev shattered Novak Djokovic's Grand Slam dream with a straight-sets victory in the US Open final here Sunday, denying the world number one a record-breaking
11 Sep 2021
One match from finishing the first calendar-year men's singles Grand Slam in 52 years, Novak Djokovic isn't getting ahead of himself
4 Jul 2021
Roger Federer moved into the fourth round of a Grand Slam tournament for the 69th time on Saturday, overcoming a raucous home crowd and the last British man in the draw Cameron Norrie in an entertaining
7 Jun 2021
Daniil Medvedev of Russia defeated Chile’s Cristian Garin 6/2, 6/1, 6/4 and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece rolled past Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta 6/2, 6/3, 7/5.


15 mins ago
A driver and two final year students of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) were on Wednesday evening burnt to death in an auto crash that occurred around Ojutu bridge in Irepodun Local Council of Osun State.
17 mins ago
In the melodious waves of Afrobeats, the artistry of our movie producers and the majestic skills of our athletes lies an undeniable truth – Nigeria’s creative industry is a goldmine ripe for investment.
17 mins ago
There is an uneasy calm in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, as the hearing of the substantive suit filed against the Bayelsa All Progressives Congress (APC) deputy governorship candidate, Joshua Maciver, over alleged ineligibility to contest the November 11 poll is set to resume today.
18 mins ago
Experts in the electric vehicles (EV) space in Africa have advocated the need for the continent to possess a curriculum for the development of electric mobility experts.
20 mins ago
In a bid to decongest and enhancing efficiency in Nigeria's transportation sector, the Minister of Transportation, Senator Said Alkali, inaugurated the first maiden train cargo trip and loading of 30 coach container wagons train from Apapa Port to Ibadan.