Tennis

2018 NSF: Lagos to reward Athletes, exempt coaches

2018 NSF: Lagos to reward Athletes, exempt coaches

After two years , that  involves athletes’ demonstrations and several round table discussions, the Lagos State Government through the Sports Commission has decided to...

14-year-old Seun Ogunsakin ‘Nadal’ shows prodigious talent

14-year-old Seun Ogunsakin ‘Nadal’ shows prodigious talent

Fourteen-year-old Seun Ogunsakin popularly called ‘Nadal’ after former world number one Rafael Nadal by his peers has won the U- 16 and 14 boys titles at the grand...

Again, Mayar Sherif makes Egyptian tennis history

Mayar Sherif makes Egyptian tennis history

Five months after becoming the first female Egyptian to qualify for the main draw of the French Open, 24-year-old Mayar Sherif, has become the first-ever Egyptian to...

History as Nigeria set to debut in FedCup, now Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas

History as Nigeria set to debut in FedCup, now Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas

Nigeria Tennis Federation has announced that Nigeria would be competing for the first time in the premier international team event in women’s tennis, the Billie Jean...

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre made history in the recently released ITF World Junior Rankings, the 17-year-old was ranked 92 with 415 points – her all-time career-high.

ITF World Junior Rankings: History as Oyinlomo Quadre hit an all-time career-high

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre made history in the recently released ITF World Junior Rankings, the 17-year-old was ranked 92 with 415 points – her all-time career-high....

Kaduna Clay Court: Bringing back the good old days

Kaduna Clay Courts : Bringing back the good old days

It would be hard to prove to young tennis players that Kaduna Clay court hosted ATP tournaments between the year 1981 and 1982 when the annual clay court event – a...