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Dumped out of the Brisbane International in straight sets last week, Barty retains a comfortable cushion of 1,607 points over the Czech, who went on to win the Brisbane title for the third time in four years on Sunday.
Rafael Nadal was confirmed as the year-end world number one for the fifth time after the ATP released its season-closing rankings on Monday.
Karolina Plikosva’s victory at the Zhengzhou Open at the weekend means the Czech is now just 86 points behind Ashleigh Barty who remains at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.
Washington Open semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas has for the first time climbing into the top five of the latest ATP rankings released Monday.
The women’s world rankings were unchanged at the top on Monday with Ashleigh Barty of Australia at number one after leading players took the week off post-Wimbledon.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka maintained a slender lead over Romanian Simona Halep at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.
World number ones Novak Djokovic and Simona Halep were named top seeds on Thursday for next week’s Australian Open, with 23-time major winner Serena Williams lurking at 16 on the women’s side.
Simona Halep has secured the year-end number one ranking in the WTA standings for the second year running.
Japan's US Open champion Naomi Osaka rose to fourth place in the latest WTA rankings released Monday on the strength of her outstanding form in recent weeks.
Simona Halep retained the number one spot in the latest women’s rankings despite losing in the third round at Wimbledon, but below her the upsets at the grass-court major caused turmoil.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal retained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings in front of his old rival Roger Federer as Wimbledon kicks off on Monday.
Spain’s Rafael Nadal regained the top spot in the men’s ATP rankings from old rival Roger Federer on Monday after the latter’s surprise final loss on the grass in Halle.
With Wimbledon looming, Simona Halep, who was not in action last week, retained her comfortable lead the WTA rankings ahead of Carolina Wozniacki, who also did not play.
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Neymar has criticised Paris Saint-Germain’s handling of his recent injury after scoring in the 2-1 defeat at Borussia Dortmund, which leaves the French club facing the prospect of another early Champions League exit.
The study suggested other countries – among them Nigeria, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Tanzania, Ghana and Kenya – would all need support with detecting and handling imported cases of the coronavirus.
That lawsuit went to trial in a San Francisco court on Tuesday, and the crux of the case is a 2010 deal between Facebook and an Irish subsidiary it uses to shuffle money around internationally. The IRS alleges Facebook undervalued the intellectual property it sold to the subsidiary, thereby dodging billions in taxes.
Lionel Messi, in an interview with Mundo Deportivo, has spoken publicly for the first time since reports emerged that Barcelona hired PR firm I3 Ventures for their social media channels which were aimed at tarnishing the images of Gerard Piqué, Messi himself and others associated with the club.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), says President Muhammadu Buhari is “fully in charge of critical affairs of government” in the country
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control said on Saturday that five travellers from China tested negative to Coronavirus also known as COVID19.
The Buhari Media Organisation says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.
Former Nigeria Professional Football League top scorer Mfon Udoh has revealed that he is adapting to my new American club FC Tulsa in the United Soccer League.
The insurgents raided Kwarangulum and Ntsiha, two remote but volatile communities about five or six kilometres to Chibok on Tuesday night.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has called on the nation’s heads of security agencies to tighten security at the National Assembly to avert any security breach.