BREAKING NEWS: WORLD NO. 1 TENNIS STAR, DJOKOVIC TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19
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BREAKING NEWS: WORLD NO. 1 TENNIS STAR, DJOKOVIC TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

World No 1 tennis player, Novak Djokovic has tested positive for coronavirus. It is alleged that the tennis star must have been infected after his Adria Tour tennis project…

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SERENA WILLIAMS BECOMES FIRST STAR TO CONFIRM US OPEN ATTENDANCE
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SERENA WILLIAMS BECOMES FIRST STAR TO CONFIRM US OPEN ATTENDANCE

Serena Williams led the from the front by becoming the first major player to confirm that she will play at the US Open after its dates were confirmed.…

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AT 40, VENUS WILLIAMS DREAMS COMPLETING GOLDEN SLAM
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AT 40, VENUS WILLIAMS DREAMS COMPLETING GOLDEN SLAM

When Venus Williams first stepped onto a tennis court in Oakland for her professional debut in 1994, the Rolling Stones were playing a concert next door at a…

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IT’S A ‘CLOSED’ US OPEN AS FANS ARE BARRED
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IT’S A ‘CLOSED’ US OPEN AS FANS ARE BARRED

Despite major challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is set to announce this week that it will hold the 2020 US Open with the…

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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL
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NO DATE YET, FOR NATIONAL SPORTS FESTIVAL

The chairman of Edo 2020 National Sports Festival Committee, Tonobok Okowa has debunked the story making around concerning the new day for the National Sports Festival scheduled to…

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ROGER FEDERER OUT UNTIL NEXT YEAR
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ROGER FEDERER OUT UNTIL NEXT YEAR

Twenty-time Grand Slam singles champion Roger Federer has confirmed he will be sidelined until next year after undergoing a second knee operation in a matter of months. The…

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WORLD NO. 1 DJOKOVIC CRIES FOUL OVER US OPEN HEALTH RESTRICTIONS
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WORLD NO. 1 DJOKOVIC CRIES FOUL OVER US OPEN HEALTH RESTRICTIONS

World number one Novak Djokovic described the strict hygiene restrictions under which the US Open is likely to be played as “extreme” and a cap on support teams…

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TENNIS STAR, NAOMI OSAKA ADDS POWERFUL VOICE TO PROTESTS OVER POLICE BRUTALITY TO BLACKS IN US
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TENNIS STAR, NAOMI OSAKA ADDS POWERFUL VOICE TO PROTESTS OVER POLICE BRUTALITY TO BLACKS IN US

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka joined the chorus of athletes condemning the death of an unarmed black man at the hands of Minneapolis police, posting pictures…

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ROGER FEDERER IS FORBES’ RICHEST SPORTS PERSON
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ROGER FEDERER IS FORBES’ RICHEST SPORTS PERSON

Swiss’ Roger Federer is the first tennis player to top Forbes’ list of sports big-earners since it was created in 1990 The Swiss, who will turn 39 in…

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NAOMI OSAKA DISPLACES SERENA WILLIAMS AS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE
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NAOMI OSAKA DISPLACES SERENA WILLIAMS AS WORLD’S HIGHEST-PAID FEMALE ATHLETE

UK’s Daily Mail has reported that Japan’s Naomi Osaka has surpassed Serena Williams as the world’s highest-paid female athlete, raking in $37.4million (£30.1m) in prize money and endorsements…

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ROGER FEDERER  DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE MEALS FOR AFRICAN FAMILIES
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ROGER FEDERER DONATES $1 MILLION TO PROVIDE MEALS FOR AFRICAN FAMILIES

BY MICHAEL HOUSTON Roger Federer has donated $1 million (£826,000/€924,000) to provide meals for families in Africa affected by school closures in place to stop the spread of…

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REVEALED! LOCKDOWN FAVOURS SERENA WILLIAMS
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REVEALED! LOCKDOWN FAVOURS SERENA WILLIAMS

US superstar Serena Williams says she is ready to play “real tennis” after the enforced rest of coronavirus quarantine, “I really look forward to getting back on the…

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FRENCH OPEN COULD HOLD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS
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FRENCH OPEN COULD HOLD BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

French tennis chief Bernard Guidicelli admitted Sunday (May 10) that Roland Garros, already controversially pushed back four months due to the coronavirus, could be staged behind closed doors.…

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TENNIS STAR NOVAK DJOKOVIC OPPOSES COMPULSORY COVID-19 VACCINATION
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TENNIS STAR NOVAK DJOKOVIC OPPOSES COMPULSORY COVID-19 VACCINATION

Novak Djokovic faces a dilemma if it becomes compulsory for players to get vaccinated before they can begin competing once the tennis season resumes following the hiatus created…

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FIFTEEN YEARS ON, HOW MAIDEN MONTE CARLO WIN SPARKED RAFAEL NADAL BREAKTHROUGH
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FIFTEEN YEARS ON, HOW MAIDEN MONTE CARLO WIN SPARKED RAFAEL NADAL BREAKTHROUGH

Rafael Nadal celebrates the 15th anniversary of his first Monte Carlo Masters title on Sunday (April 19), a victory which sparked a breakthrough season, a maiden Grand Slam…

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WIMBLEDON CHIEF FEARS ‘NO MORE TENNIS THIS YEAR’
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WIMBLEDON CHIEF FEARS ‘NO MORE TENNIS THIS YEAR’

Wimbledon chief Richard Lewis admitted on Thursday (April 2) that he feared the remainder of the 2020 tennis season could be wiped out. Tennis has been in lockdown…

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ROGER FEDERER ‘DEVASTATED’ AS WIMBLEDON CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
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ROGER FEDERER ‘DEVASTATED’ AS WIMBLEDON CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

Former champion Roger Federer said he was “devastated” that Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus. Wimbledon chiefs pulled…

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WIMBLEDON CANCELLED IN 2020 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
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WIMBLEDON CANCELLED IN 2020 DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

The Wimbledon tennis championships were cancelled for the first time since World War II as the coronavirus pandemic wiped another blue-riband sports event off the calendar on Wednesday…

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WIMBLEDON FACES POSSIBLE CANCELLATION
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WIMBLEDON FACES POSSIBLE CANCELLATION

Wimbledon organisers will announce the cancellation of the grasscourt Grand Slam this week due to the coronavirus pandemic, German Tennis Federation (DTB) vice-president Dirk Hordorff has told Sky…

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SOCIAL DISTANCING OVER CORONAVIRUS MAKES SERENA CRAZY
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SOCIAL DISTANCING OVER CORONAVIRUS MAKES SERENA CRAZY

Tennis great Serena Williams says she is “on edge” as she practices social distancing recommended by health experts in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus. The…

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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? WIMBLEDON TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING WITH POSTPONENT OR CANCELLATION ON THE CARD
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TO BE OR NOT TO BE? WIMBLEDON TO HOLD EMERGENCY MEETING WITH POSTPONENT OR CANCELLATION ON THE CARD

Wimbledon could be postponed or even cancelled after All England Club chiefs called an “emergency meeting” for next week to discuss whether to go ahead with this year’s…

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