Optimistic Serena emerging from her tennis tunnel | The Guardian Nigeria News

Serena Williams returned to a hard court for the first time in a year and a half on Monday, earning a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spain’s Nuria Parrizas Diaz. The 40-year-old American was only playing her second game of the season when she defeated the lucky 57th-placed loser to advance to the second round. Williams […]

Medvedev is the man to beat in Montreal

Daniil Medvedev will get a chance to further consolidate his fragile world number one rankings when the ATP Montreal Masters gets underway on Monday. Medvedev the man to beat in Montreal was first published in The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News. Source link The GuardianAn independent newspaper established in 1983 to present […]

Bello approves N15m scholarship for 12-year-old tennis prodigy – Sport – The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has awarded 12-year-old table tennis prodigy Sezuo Ize Azziza a N15 million scholarship. The beneficiary represented Kogi State at the 2021 Nigerian Table Tennis Federation (NTTF) National Championships in Lagos. According to the governor’s press secretary, Muhammed Onogwu, the money to be deposited into the beneficiaries’ account to enable their […]

Kpum upsets U-16 champions at SNEPco Junior Tennis Masters | The Guardian Nigeria News

Benue State’s Kater Kpum caused a major upset in the boys’ U-16 category at the ongoing SNEPCo Junior Tennis Masters yesterday by defeating defending MTN Junior Tennis League champion Mubarak Ganiyu of Oyo State. The “Gboko boy,” who would have narrowly beaten multiple U-16 title winner Seun Ogunsakin in his first round robin match, was […]

Seun Ogunsakin survives angry bid in Gboko | The Guardian Nigeria News

U-16 National Champion Seun Ogunsakin recovered from 5 to 8 games yesterday against Gboko wildcard Kater Kpum to win the first round robin match of the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Masters at Luik Tennis Recreation Club, Lekki. Lagos. Kpum, the MTN Junior Tennis League Championship U-14 champion, was handed a wildcard for the boys’ 16s and […]