Monday, 5th December 2022
Breaking News:

Iga Swiatek

25 Jun
World number one Iga Swiatek said Saturday she is "overwhelmed" to see Serena Williams back at Wimbledon, one year after the US legend limped away from the All England Club.
5 Jun
Iga Swiatek stretched her incredible winning run to 35 matches by beating Coco Gauff in straight sets to regain the French Open title.
15 May
Iga Swiatek continued her remarkable winning run to reach the Internazionali d’Italia final as she defeated Aryna Sabalenka 6-2 6-1.
17 May 2021
Poland’s Iga Swiatek, seeded 15th, demolished ninth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic 6/0, 6/0 to lift the ladies trophy in Rome. The one-sided encounter lasted just 46 minutes.
14 Feb 2021
Simona Halep exacted revenge on French Open champion Iga Swiatek with a comeback three-set victory Sunday, setting up a blockbuster quarter-final with Serena Williams at the Australian Open.
16 Oct 2020
The victory of Poland’s Iga Swiatek over Sofia Kenin at the French Open marked the next generation’s complete dominance of the grand slams that commenced with Naomi Osaka’s victory over Serena Williams at the 2018 U.S. Open.
11 Oct 2020
Iga Swiatek of Poland yesterday emerged the new champion at Roland Garros with a stunning 6/4; 6/3 defeat of the tournament’s fourth seed, Sofia Kenin of the United States.
5 Oct 2020
Iga Swiatek from Poland yesterday fulfilled the rites of passage as the debutante by dethroning the top seeded Simona Halep of Romania 6/1, 6/2 in an outstanding display of power and precision...
3 Jun 2019
Poland's Iga Swiatek endured a 45-minute tennis education at the hands of French Open champion Simona Halep on Monday and then headed back to high school. The world number 104, who only turned 18 on Friday, lost 6-1, 6-0 in a brutally one-sided fourth round clash where she failed to hold a single service game.…
2 Jun 2019
Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova raced into her first Grand Slam quarter-final at the French Open on Sunday with a 6-2, 6-0 thrashing of Latvian 12th seed Anastasija Sevastova. The 19-year-old world number 38 dominated from start to finish as Sevastova made 24 unforced errors and managed just seven winners in the 59-minute encounter. Vondrousova, one…


5 mins ago
Factional Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, backed the G5 governors, led by Governor Nyesom Wike of River State, in their activities to save the country from imminent danger of the succession of President Muhammadu Buhari by another Northerner.
5 mins ago
Proposal by former President Goodluck Jonathan suggesting constitutional roles for deputy governors of states is not ill-informed by any standard coming from a man who has seen it all, first as a deputy governor and later as a vice president.
5 mins ago
Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the 21st National Sports Festival, Delta 2022, Patrick Ukah, is feeling good about the hockey arena of the ongoing event in Asaba.
6 mins ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Kaduna State, Sen. Uba Sani, has given scholarships to 270 indigent students in four tertiary institutions across the state.
7 mins ago
The challenge of data in Africa, especially in the West African region, is poised to change in the coming years, following the appointment of renowned Nigerian-born historian and lawyer, Nze Ed Emeka Keazor, to drive a subsidiary of a Norwegian innovative technology firm, Piql Africa Ltd, in the region.