Madrid Open set to be cancelled due to rising coronavirus cases
The 2020 tennis calendar is set to suffer another big blow as the Madrid Open will be cancelled on the back of increasing coronavirus cases in the Spanish capital, reports tennis365.com. The joint ATP-WTA event was initially due to be staged in May, but was rescheduled to September 12 to 20 after tennis was forced…
‘Playing U.S. Open without spectators could be iconic’
A US Open staged behind closed doors could become iconic in years to come, British number one Dan Evans says. The US Tennis Association (USTA) is still hoping to stage the tournament in New York from 31 August.
Thiem says struggling players don't deserve his hard-won money
Tennis world number three Dominic Thiem expressed scepticism Sunday about plans to set up a fund to help lower-ranked players struggling because of the shutdown of the sport.
Serena Williams' coach and Nadal planning matches at academies
Both Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou announced plans on Saturday to stage matches at their tennis academies. With top-level professional tennis shut down until at least July 13
Djokovic's five-year-old son 'born with a backhand'
Novak Djokovic says his young son is a big tennis fan who likes picking up a racquet, but he won't be pushing him to follow in his footsteps.
Smashers battle for Senforce Insurance Tennis Masters’ final slots
Some of the top smashers at the ongoing first edition of Senforce Insurance Brokers Tennis Masters holding at the Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos are set to battle for tickets to the final today.
Kienka, Azinge in action as curtain falls on AIICO Tennis tourney
Emeka Azinge, who came back from a set down to defeat Dele Osinga 2/6, 6/3,10/3 in his last game, is one of those competing for honours in today’s final of the AIICO Tennis Singles Championship holding at the Ikoyi Club 1938 Tennis Section.
AIICO Tennis singles enters business end at Ikoyi Club
The AIICO Tennis Singles Championship, which started on Friday at the Ikoyi Club 1938 tennis courts, enters crucial stages this evening. The male smashers are competing in groups A and B, while the women will compete in Ladies Singles.
Sapele has produced more athletes for Nigeria than other cities, says Ojokolo
Or years, Delta State in South-South Nigeria has been the dominant state in the nation’s sports, producing great athletes from various sectors, including track and field, boxing, tennis, and football.
Eko joins Ikoyi Club’s tennis fiesta
The Ikoyi Club 1938 Tennis section has maintained its busy schedule in the 2019 run-in with another new tournament sponsored by the Eko Disco. The Eko Disco Team tennis Championship, which started on Thursday, October 3, entered a better competitive stage yesterday with eight smashers in each of the teams named after the sponsor’s products.