It promises to be three weeks of gripping tennis action as Nigeria’s capital, Abuja play host to three International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures championships – Tombim Abuja Open, Dayak Tennis Championship, and the GSL Open – billed to take place at the National Stadium, Abuja.
The Nigerian table tennis team began their campaign in Group 4 of the men’s team event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on a bright note on Thursday.
Sloane Stephens, who has won 17 of her last 19 matches on US soil, is into her first Miami Open final.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens will face French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko in the Miami Open final after the American’s magnificent semi-final comeback against Victoria Azarenka.
Manchester City have made the semi-finals in each of their two Women's Champions League campaigns.
Manchester City eased into the semi-finals of the Women’s Champions League after beating Swedish side Linkoping 5-3 to go through 7-3 on aggregate.
Williams was knocked out in round three of Indian Wells - her first tournament since having a baby
Serena Williams was knocked out of the Miami Open in the first round by Naomi Osaka as the 23-time Grand Slam winner continues her return after pregnancy.
Seeding rules in women’s tennis are a “kind of punishment” for players such as Serena Williams after maternity leave and “should be changed”, says the tournament director of the Miami Open.
Daria Kasatkina beat US Open champion Sloane Stephens in the third round at Indian Wells
World number two Caroline Wozniacki was beaten by Russia’s Daria Kasatkina in the fourth round at Indian Wells.The Dane, who could have reclaimed the top ranking by winning the tournament, was beaten 6-4 7-5 by the Russian.
Serena Williams was beaten in straight sets by sister Venus in round three at Indian Wells to end her comeback after the birth of her child six months ago.
Halep was beaten in the Australian Open final by Caroline Wozniacki earlier this year.
Simona Halep survived a scare to reach the BNP Paribas Open fourth round at Indian Wells but French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko was beaten.
Serena Williams continued her tennis comeback with a 7-6(5) 7-5 win over Kiki Bertens at the BNP Paribas Open on Saturday, setting up a third-round encounter with her sister Venus.