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Roger Federer, who turns 39 next month, says he hopes to play again in front of crowds as he targets his comeback from a knee injury in 2021.
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world’s highest-paid female athlete, making US$37.4 million (S$50 million) in the past 12 months for an earnings record, Forbes magazine reported on Friday.
Novak Djokovic believes he will win the most Grand Slam titles and become the longest-reigning world number one by the time he retires, the 32-year-old Serb said in an interview.
Two-times Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is using the novel coronavirus shutdown as one of self reflection to try and overcome her crippling shyness.
US superstar Serena Williams says she’s ready to play “real tennis” after the enforced rest of coronavirus quarantine.
Rafael Nadal does not expect to return to play competitive tennis until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has decimated much of this year’s calendar.
American teenager Coco Gauff says she struggled to deal with the hype and mental pressure brought on by her rapid rise in the tennis world and that she had to rediscover her love for the game after becoming depressed.
Wimbledon has been cancelled, due to the coronavirus pandemic, for the first time since the Second World War, with All England Club chiefs making the tough decision at an emergency board meeting on Wednesday.
Stefanos Tsitsipas has what it takes to win Grand Slam titles and become a future world number one, top-ranked Novak Djokovic said after downing the Greek to win the Dubai Tennis Championships title on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic admitted on Sunday he will miss injured rival Roger Federer as he prepares to begin his charge for the Dubai Championships.
Stefanos Tsitsipas’ slow start to the year continued as the Greek star suffered a second-round defeat by Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene in Rotterdam on Thursday.
Sofia Kenin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands defeated Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova 6-4, 6-0 in a deciding doubles as the USA survived a Saturday scare to beat unheralded Latvia 3-2 and reach the Fed Cup finals.
Latvia’s 41st-ranked Anastasija Sevastova handed Serena Williams a shock first Fed Cup singles loss Saturday to level the qualifying tie against the USA 2-2 in Seattle.
All-conquering Novak Djokovic Sunday said a turbulent childhood where he had to queue for milk and bread in war-torn Serbia made him hungry for success after he fought back from the brink to win his eighth Australian Open.
Novak Djokovic, who will return to the world number one ranking on Monday, kept his nerves as he rallied from a set down to beat fifth seed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final on Sunday, winning 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 290 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
About 13 persons were feared dead in an early morning attack on Ukpogo community, Edikwu Apa Local Government Area of Benue State, yesterday, by suspected armed militia gang over disputed chieftaincy stool.
Rep. Fred Obua (PDP–Bayelsa), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the construction of Oloibiri Oil and Gas Museum and Research Centre.
The Selection Committee of the Federal Government Extended Special Public Works Programme to engage 774,000 itinerant and unskilled workers across Nigeria, has commenced distribution of forms in Rivers.
A shooting outside the White House fence on Monday evening prompted security agents to suddenly usher United States President Donald Trump out of the briefing room.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele (APC EKiti Central), Sunday condemned in strong terms, the alleged invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week.
Protesting pensioners in Imo State got a raw deal on Tuesday as they were flogged by youths allegedly engaged by the Imo State Environmental Transformation Commission (ENTRACO) in an apparent bid to stop the demonstration of the retirees.
Crystal Palace are on the verge of missing out on Queens Park Ranger midfielder Eberechi Eze after failing to increase their offer for the player.
Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province have called for total vigilance from the citizenry, in the face of growing insecurity in Nigeria.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the Nasarawa Central state constituency bye-election in Nasarawa State next Saturday will be used to test-run the conduct of governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states.