Monday, 30th January 2023
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US Open

25 Jan
Wimbledon will shorten men's doubles matches from best-of-five sets to best-of-three from this year's championships, the All England Club announced on Wednesday. The traditional five-set format had been criticised in the past for discouraging more singles specialists from entering the doubles. Wimbledon was the only grand slam tournament to stage five-set doubles matches, but will…
3 Oct
US Open semi-finalist Frances Tiafoe said he was "flying high on confidence" after beating Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of the Japan Open on Monday.
2 Oct
Frances Tiafoe on Sunday reflected on a "crazy month" that saw him reach a US Open semi-final and play a starring role at the Laver Cup -- but hopes that's just the start.
6 Sep
Rafael Nadal fell to his earliest US Open loss in six years on Monday when he was knocked out by Frances Tiafoe while Iga Swiatek became the first Polish woman to reach the quarter-finals.
28 Aug
After a glittering 27-year professional career in which she became one of the greatest players of all time, Serena Williams is preparing to bid farewell to tennis at the major where it all began
27 Aug
As the story goes, Serena Williams’ rise began before she was born.
6 Jan 2022
Rafael Nadal had little sympathy for long-time rival Novak Djokovic, saying on Thursday that he must face the consequences for not being vaccinated against coronavirus.
14 Oct 2021
Reigning US Open champion Daniil Medvedev is out of the ATP Indian Wells Masters, falling in the fourth round to No. 23 seed Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Wednesday.
14 Sep 2021
US OPEN women’s winner, Emma Raducanu, will be honoured by the Queen following her victory in New York, according to reports. The 18-year-old became the first qualifier ever to win a Grand Slam title ....
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
12 Sep 2021
British teenager Emma Raducanu completed the greatest underdog title run in tennis history on Saturday, becoming the first qualifier to capture a Grand Slam crown by defeating Canada's Leylah Fernandez in the US Open women's final.
1 Sep 2021
Defending champion Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the US Open by walkover on Wednesday as rain showers interrupted play on the New York hardcourts.


6 mins ago
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) is on the road to a rough time this year with more of its major partners threatening they will not renew their partnerships when they elapse. Their grouse is on what some described as the football house’s unprofessional attitude to corporate relationships.
6 mins ago
Two soldiers and three police officers were reportedly killed on Saturday night as unknown gunmen attacked security checkpoints along the Enugu/Abakaliki highway.
7 mins ago
Coming in the midst of another spell of fuel crisis heating up the polity, the setting up of a 14-man steering committee to enforce petroleum products supply does not portend any cheer for embattled Nigerians who have to contend with the attendant dislocation and galloping inflation.
9 mins ago
Community leader, Dr. Frank Ugwu, has challenged politicians to work for unity. He enjoined people of Nsukka cultural zone of Enugu State to reflect on their love and support for one another.
10 mins ago
A group, Concerned Parents of Federal University Lokoja, has cautioned the vice chancellor, Prof. Olayemi Akinwumi, against turning the institution to an “ethnic entity,” reminding him that he must address alleged rising tuition and nepotism.