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World number one Novak Djokovic blasted past Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 at the Australian Open on Thursday in a repeat of their 2008 Melbourne final, also won by the Serb.
The sun may be setting on a golden era of men’s tennis, but Novak Djokovic’s star still burns bright as he returns to Melbourne Park in search of a record seventh Australian Open title.
Russia’s Daniil Medvedev showed Andy Murray just how much work he still has to do, when he beat the former world number one in straight sets in the Brisbane International on Wednesday.
Rafael Nadal on Wednesday withdrew from the season-opening Brisbane International after an MRI revealed a slight strain of his left thigh.
Nick Kyrgios started his Brisbane Open title defence with a battling 7-6(5) 5-7 7-6(5) victory over American Ryan Harrison in the opening round on Tuesday.
World number one Simona Halep and US Open champion Naomi Osaka will headline a strong field in the women’s draw of the Sydney International, organisers said Monday.
Novak Djokovic stepped up his pursuit of the world number one ranking with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Joao Sousa at the Paris Masters on Tuesday, while Roger Federer confirmed he will play at the event for the first time since 2015.
Roger Federer suffered a stunning Wimbledon exit as the defending champion blew a two-set lead and wasted a match point in a 2-6, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5, 6-4, 13-11 quarter-final defeat against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson on Wednesday.
World number 6 Marin Cilic dominated British hope Kyle Edmund in straight sets to become the first Croatian to reach the final of the Australian Open on Thursday.
Ruthless Caroline Wozniacki kicked into full gear Sunday to storm into the Australian Open quarter-finals with workmanlike Marin Cilic joining her after winning his 100th Grand Slam match.
Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention.
The Australian Open begins tomorrow in Melbourne, but the year’s first Grand Slam is being buffeted by an unusually long list of players who are nursing all sorts of injuries.
Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has pulled out of January's Australian Open warm-up event in Doha with a wrist injury, the tournament organisers announced on Tuesday.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga pulled France level at 1-1 in the Davis Cup final with a three-set win over Belgium's Steve Darcis in Lille on Friday.
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The National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in collaboration with FCDA and dRPC-PAS has concluded plans to honour female ministers appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday in Abuja.
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup held from June 7 to July 7 in France was watched by 1.12 billion viewers across all platforms.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, are to co-chair a 39 member central steering committee to reposition the Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and rebuild it into a winning party.
Another Nigerian Leke James wants Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to call him up for next month's 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Sierra Leone.
Oyo State Government has reiterated its determination to use agricultural business and potentials to empower citizens and banish hunger as the world celebrated 2019 World Food Day.
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Wednesday said a total of 119,663 pieces of counterfeit notes with a nominal value of N98.82m was recorded in 2018.
A group, Delta Peoples Mandate, DPM, has called on the Nigerian Senate to confirm the appointment of Mr. Bernard Okumagba as the new Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) board.
The Indonesia Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Usra Hendra Harahap, has disclosed that the volume of trade between Indonesia, Nigeria and 13 other African countries, has reached $1 billion.
Manchester United are reportedly using a number of ‘spying firms’ to help them better assess potential transfers targets for the upcoming January transfer window.
European Union (EU) leaders have confirmed the appointment of France’s Christine Lagarde as the next head of the European Central Bank, thus removing the final hurdle between her and the powerful post.