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Gerard Pique: Lionel Messi part of new Davis Cup venture

Lionel Messi is one of the investors in the Davis Cup Finals in Madrid later this year, according to FC Barcelona team-mate Gerard Pique.
Naomi Osaka of Japan speaks during a press conference at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 8, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Anthony WALLACE

Naomi Osaka sacks coach Sascha Bajin

World tennis number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just 17 days after completing back-to-back Grand Slam victories at the Australian Open.
Andy Murray

Doctor urges Andy Murray to consider surgery

Andy Murray’s tennis career could yet be prolonged by hip resurfacing surgery, according to the doctor who performed the procedure on US doubles specialist Bob Bryan.
United States’ Serena Williams reacts after hitting a backhand return during her first round match against Germany’s Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (Kin Cheung/Associated Press)

Serena Williams makes ruthless start in Australian Open return

Serena Williams made a ruthless start in her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over unseeded German Tatjana Maria in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Andy Murray

Roger Federer ‘shocked’, Novak Djokovic ‘hurt’ by Andy Murray retirement bombshell

Roger Federer admitted Sunday he was shocked that tennis was to lose “legend” Andy Murray this year while long-time friend Novak Djokovic said the bombshell news had “hurt” him.
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Inaugural ATP Cup for men holds in Sydney next January

The inaugural edition of the $15 million ATP Cup men’s team event will be hosted in Sydney, Brisbane and one other city in the lead-up to the Australian Open next January, Tennis Australia announced on Monday.
US Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova during their Women's Singles Quarter-Finals match at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 4, 2018.Six-time champion Serena Williams overpowered Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open. / AFP PHOTO / Don EMMERT

Serena Williams debuts in Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list

The 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams has made it to Forbes’ list of the world’s most powerful women for the first time as the magazine shared the list on Tuesday.
Taofeeq Maya

59-year-old Taofeeq Maya causes upset at national sports festival

Taofeeq Maya, 59-year-old table tennis veteran, caused the biggest upset at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF), after helping Team Oyo pull off a huge win in the doubles events of the event.
Aleksandar Kolarov responded to recent criticism of Roma's performances by asserting that football fans know nothing about the game's intricacies.

Aleksandar Kolarov: Football fans ‘know nothing’

Aleksandar Kolarov responded to recent criticism of Roma's performances by asserting that football fans know nothing about the game's intricacies.

Venus Williams settles fatal car crash lawsuit

Tennis star Venus Williams has reached a settlement with the family of a 78-year-old man killed in a Florida car crash last year, court records show.
Alexander Zverev

Alexander Zverev defeats Novak Djokovic to win ATP Finals

Twenty four hours after being booed for having the audacity to take down a tennis great, Alexander Zverev returned to topple another one.

WAUG: 5,000 athletes arrive Port Harcourt

The University of Port Harcourt came alive on Saturday as the 14th West Africa Universities Games began with 85 universities and 5,000 athletes participating.

Lagos Open: We’ll set up Academy to meet world standard – Akinwunmi Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Saturday said the State Government will fully support the setting up of a Lawn Tennis Academy in the State that would make the annual Lagos Open International Tennis Championship attract the global attention that it truly deserves.
Heavy rain and flash floods hit Sant Llorenc de Cardassar on the island of Majorca

Rafael Nadal helps with clean-up after deadly Majorca floods

Tennis superstar Rafael Nadal has helped with the clean-up operation after deadly flash floods hit his home island of Majorca.
Li Na

Li Na: Naomi Osaka needs ‘desire’ to go further

Chinese tennis great Li Na said US Open champion Naomi Osaka can go on and win multiple Grand Slam titles — if she can find the inner desire to match her physical abilities.

Lagos Open Tennis: Wale Oladunjoye charges foreign embassies to support

Foreign Embassies and High Commissions in Nigeria have been enjoined to mobilise support for their countries players in the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship.
Serena Williams

Topless Serena Williams sparks internet breast cancer stir

Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation on Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing “I Touch Myself” to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Serena Williams

Serena Williams goes topless in breast cancer campaign video

Tennis superstar Serena Williams caused an internet sensation Sunday by posing topless for a video while singing “I Touch Myself” to raise awareness for breast cancer.

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