WTA Tour Finals: Caroline Garcia beats Maria Sakkari in straight sets to reach final

November 7, 2022

France’s Caroline Garcia stormed past Maria Sakkari in straight sets to reach the final of the season-ending WTA Finals in Texas. The sixth seed, who has claimed three titles in 2022, took 75 minutes to win 6-3 6-2. Sakkari, 27, had qualified by topping her group unbeaten, while 29-year-old Garcia went through as group runner-up. […]

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19-Year-Old Rune Rallies To Victory At Paris Masters Against Djokovic

November 7, 2022

Holger Rune, a 19-year-old from Denmark, defeated Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, to win the Paris Masters and climb into the top 10. In a match that lasted 153 minutes in Paris, Rune outlasted the shrewd Djokovic to win his third title in what has been a breakthrough year for the teenager. Rune was initially […]

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Aruna Quadri slips down in latest ITTF rankings

November 1, 2022

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna has dropped a position down in the latest World Table Tennis rankings released by the body on Tuesday morning, following Aruna’s poor performances in recent world events, reports.. The 34-year-old dropped from 14th position in the previous world rankings to 15th position in the world with 1745 as the points accumulation. […]

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WTT Macao: Africa’s number one Quadri Aruna crash out men’s singles event

October 20, 2022

The number one table tennis player in Africa was making his return to the table following his absence after missing the World Team Championships in Chengdu, China, earlier this month, reports. However, Aruna was dominated by Kallberg, with the three sets ending 11-8; 11-9; 11-9 respectively for 3-0 victory in favour of the Swedish […]

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Sakkari, Kasatkina keep WTA Finals hopes alive with wins at the Guadalajara Open

October 19, 2022

The top seed in action on Tuesday at the Guadalajara Open made it through her opening match unscathed as Maria Sakkari defeated Marta Kostyuk 6-4 6-4. Sakkari is one of the players needing a strong result in the tournament to break into the top-eight of the world rankings to qualify for the upcoming WTA Finals, […]

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Roger Federer announces retirement from tennis after stellar career

September 15, 2022

Roger Federer announced Thursday that he is retiring from professional tennis at age 41 after winning 20 Grand Slam titles. This decision comes just days after the end of the U.S. Open, which is expected to be the last tournament of 23-time major champion Serena Williams’ career, and signals the real end of an era in tennis. Federer has not competed since Wimbledon […]

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Aruna Quadri wins second ITTF Africa championship title after four years

September 9, 2022

    Aruna Quadri has defeated Egypt’s Omar Assar to clinch his second continental title in the men’s singles of the 2022 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) African championship, reports.   The 34-year-old Nigerian came back from two sets down to brush off his fierce rival and register a 4-3 win in a nerve-wracking […]

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Nadal bounce past Djokovic in straight sets to win his 13th French Open title.

October 11, 2020

Rafael Nadal breezed past Novak Djokovic in straight sets to clinch his 13th French Open title 6-0 6-2 7-5. With this victory, Nadal has joined Roger Federer on the elite list of 20 grand slam title winners.

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World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and wife test positive for COVID-19

June 24, 2020

According to news monitored on APNews, Top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic announced Tuesday he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus after playing in a series of exhibition matches he organized in Serbia and Croatia with zero social distancing amid the pandemic. Raising questions about the full-fledged return of tennis, including the U.S. Open […]

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Coronavirus pandemic disrupt global sporting events as organisers cancel Indian Wells tennis tournament and two UEFA Europa League matches in Spain and Italy respectively

March 11, 2020

The global sporting bodies are beginning to take coronavirus pandemic very seriously. The ATP and WTA tennis have decided to cancel the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Southern California over concerns about the outbreak of the new coronavirus, making it the first major sporting event in the US to be cancelled due to health concerns. […]

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