REVEALED : The 20 Greatest Tennis Players Of The Open Era

Below are the 20 greatest tennis players of the Open Era. 20. Maria Sharapova A divisive figure after last year's positive dope test, Sharapova is nevertheless one of the sport's marquee names. She booked her place among the elite by completing the career Grand Slam: something only five other women have achieved in the ... More

Wimbledon’s Former ‘weeping’ Champion Jana Novotna Dies Aged 49 After A Long Battle With Cancer

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49. The Czech player lost her long battle with cancer and died peacefully surrounded by her family, according to the WTA. Novotna claimed victory in the 1998 Wimbledon final having suffered defeats in 1993 and 1997. She was famously consoled on Centre Court by ... More

Lawn Tennis For Beginners – The Basics Of Learning How To Play

Tennis For Beginners – Steps To Consistent Groundstrokes. When a tennis beginner starts learning to play tennis, they first need to learn basic forehand and backhand technique as these will allow them to play, enjoy the game and come back for more. The basics of tennis of course also include the serve, volley and the ... More

Six Amazing Exercises To Improve Your Tennis Game

Tennis is a deceptively difficult sport to master. While the pros may make it look like a walk in the park, a close game of tennis can push the body to overwhelming levels of exertion. A case in point is the 2012 Australian Open Men's Final, between Novak Djokavic and Rafael Nadal. A gargantuan display of physical ... More

Maria Sharapova Wins Her First Title In More Than Two Years

Maria Sharapova came from behind in each set to defeat Aryna Sabalenka, 7-5, 7-6 (8), on Sunday and win the Tianjin Open in China, her first WTA title in more than two years. Sharapova, a former No. 1 and a five-time Grand Slam champion, returned to the tour in April after a 15-month doping ban. She entered the ... More

Roger Federer Beats Rafael Nadal To Clinch Shanghai Masters Title

Roger Federer’s fantasy season continued on Sunday as he beat Rafael Nadal in straight sets to lift the Shanghai Masters trophy. After the match, Federer was asked what had helped him win his last five meetings against his old nemesis. He smiled and replied “Not playing him on clay.” Sunday’s match was staged on ... More

ISREALI EMBASSY AT LAGOS GOVERNOR’S CUP, CHEERS KHAZANIUK TO VICTORY

An eight – man team from the Embassy of the State of Israel in Nigeria storms Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan to cheer their ward, Deniz Khazaniuk to record an upset over her better-rated opponent, Ayla Aksu of Turkey in the semi final of the first leg women’s singles of the ongoing Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis ... More

FIRST LEG FINALS (FUTURES 4) OF 17th LAWN TENNIS GOVERNOR’S CUP LAGOS.

L-R: Former Sports Commissioner in Lagos, Mr Segun Dawodu presents women’s doubles trophies to the winners at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan   Winners of women’s doubles Ayla Aksu from Turkey (right)  and Ana Veselinovic from Montenegro.    Prince Olateru Olagbegi (left) ... More

ADDRESS BY PRINCE GBENGA LUFADEJU, PRESIDENT, LAGOS LAWN TENNIS CLUB, AT THE PRESS CONFERENCE ON THE 2017 GOVERNOR’S CUP CHAMPIONSHIP HELD AT THE CLUB

PLEASANTRIES It is with great pleasure that I welcome representatives of Lagos State Government - Official sponsors, the Nigeria Tennis Federation(NTF) as well as corporate sponsors and partners, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC), the distinguished gentlemen of the Press to this Press Conference on the 17th Edition ... More

Meet Althea Gibson – The First African American To Win US Open

The story of Althea Gibson: the first African-American to win the US Open and how she changed the game forever Flushing Meadows will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Gibson's landmark victory on Friday - but it is the late tennis player's achievements off the court which really secured her legend The US Open is ... More