Australian Open: Serena Williams Book Semi-final Place


 252  Serena Williams produced a stunning performance to beat second seed Simona Halep and set up an Australian Open semi-final with Naomi Osaka. The 39-year-old American, bidding for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, won 6-3 6-3 against the Romanian. “I think this is the best match I played this tournament,” said Williams, who moved […]

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Ministry Pays For Funke Oshonaike Surgery


 331  Tennis star thanks Minister after months of going through agonising pains due to a tooth tumour. Nigerian Table tennis star, Queen Funke Oshonaike can smile again following the intervention of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare who footed part of the bill for the surgery.  According to a Press […]

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US Open: I Won’t Forget What Happened – Djokovic


 314  Francis Joseph World No.1, Novak Djokovic has said that he will never forget what happened at the US Open that led to his disqualification even though he has moved on. The world number one was disqualified in the fourth round last week at the US Open for hitting a line judge with a ball. […]

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Tennis: Thiem Wins Five-Set Thriller To Clinch 2020 US Open


 288  Francis Joseph Austria’s Dominic Thiem won his first Grand Slam title after a hard fightback from two sets down to defeat Alexander Zverev in the US Open final. Second seed Thiem, 27, had lost his previous three major finals and looked destined for another agonising defeat. Both players failed to serve out victory in […]

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Osaka Defeats Azarenka To Win 2020 US Open


 442  Francis Joseph Japanese Naomi Osaka has won the 2020 US Open after defeating Belarusian Victoria Azerenka in the finals on Saturday Naomi Osaka came from a set down to defeat Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3, capturing her third Grand Slam title, her second at the USOpen. She has now won all three Grand Slam […]

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Tennis: Zverez, Thiem Through To US Open Final


 266  Francis Joseph Alexander Zverev reached his first Grand Slam final after a hard fought back to beat Pablo Carreno Busta in a tense US Open five-setter. Fifth seed Zverev, looked out of sort as Carreno Busta played smartly and precisely to race into a two-set lead. But Zverev made an incredible turnaround to win […]

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Azarenka Defeats Serena To Reach US Open Finals


 343  Francis Joseph Belarusians Victoria Azarenka defeated Serena William 1-6 6-3 6-3 to keep Serena waiting for a record chasing 24th Grand Slam singles title. Williams, seeking to equal the all-time record for majors, raced away with the first set but lost to the inspired former world number one. The American called on the trainer […]

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Djokovic Disqualified From US Open For Hitting Line Judge With Ball


 942  Top seed Novak Djokovic was disqualified from the US Open for accidentally hitting a ball at a line judge in his fourth-round match. Djokovic, 33, showed his frustration after losing serve to trail 6-5 against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta. The Serbian world number one took a ball out of his pocket and hit it […]

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