Category Archives: Tennis

CZECH REPUBLIC TO HOST USA IN 2018 FED CUP BY BNP PARIBAS FINAL

With four of the world’s current Top 10 players coming from either Czech Republic or USA it seems only fitting that this year’s Fed Cup final will be contested by the two most successful nations in the competition’s history. Czech Republic, the dominant force of recent times with five titles in the last seven years, […]

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2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship: Nigeria’s Quadri Advances To Semifinal

Quadri advances to semifinal, confronts Moroccan teammate Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadri continued her eye-catching display at the ongoing ITF/CAT African Junior Championship 16 and Under in Tunis, Tunisia with a 6-1 6-2 win over Ramadan Hagar of Egypt on Thursday to advance to the semifinal. The 14-year-old Quadri is showing the kind of form that saw […]

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Tunis 2018 AJC 16 and Under: Nigeria’s Abamu Shocks Tunisian Opponent, Faces Top Seed

Nigeria’s Matthew Abamu puts up a brilliant display by beating Elyes ben Abdullah of Tunisia 7-6, 6-3 to advance to the second round of the 2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championships 16 and Under holding in Tunis, Tunisia. The 15-year-old Abamu was the underdog against the Tunisian but despite the huge home support for his counterpart, […]

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Draw Announced For 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Play-Offs

The Draw for the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs was held on Tuesday at the ITF headquarters in London. The World Group play-offs will take place on 14-16 September alongside the World Group semifinals. The winning nations in the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2019 World Group, while the […]

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2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship: Quadri Beats Algerian Opponent…

2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship: Quadri Beats Algerian Opponent As Abamu Faces Tough Test Nigeria junior tennis sensation, Oyinlomo Quadri, Monday, began her quest for a title at the 2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship 16 and under in Tunis, Tunisia with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Boukholda Houria of Algeria. The 14-year-old is competing at […]

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NADAL, CILIC AND ZVEREV LEAD QUARTERFINAL NOMINATIONS

Rafael Nadal will lead Spain’s bid to reach the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas semifinals for the first time since 2012, after Sergi Bruguera named a formidable side to take on Germany in Valencia on 6-8 April. Nadal, who has a 22-1 win-loss record in Davis Cup singles rubbers, will join-up with Roberto Bautista Agut, […]

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ITF Announces Recipients Of First-Ever International Junior Player Grants

Fifteen players from 13 countries have been selected to receive the first ever ITF International Junior Player Grants. The new programme will provide total funding in 2018 of $325,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them make the transition from the junior […]

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ITF Adds Sportradar’s Integrity Services To Integrity Protection Measures

The ITF today announced the addition of Sportradar’s Integrity Services to its integrity protection measures. As an extension of its current partnership with the ITF, Sportradar will use its Fraud Detection System to monitor betting patterns across more than 50,000 ITF Pro Circuit tennis matches. As part of the agreement, Sportradar’s intelligence and investigations capabilities […]

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ITF Announces Historic Partnership With Kosmos To Transform Davis Cup by BNP Paribas

The ITF today announced plans for a 25-year, $3 billion partnership with investment group Kosmos that will transform Davis Cup by BNP Paribas and generate substantial revenues for global tennis development. The ITF Board of Directors unanimously endorsed a proposal to create a major new annual season-ending World Cup of Tennis Finals that will crown […]

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Quadri, Serena, Holmes For 3rd MP Tiger Tennis

Oyinlomo Quadri, Serena Teluwo, Reya Holmes and Oiza Yakubu will lead the roll call of national junior players as the 3rd MP Tiger Tennis Championship holds from February 26 to March 3 at the National Stadium, Lagos. The tournament which, among others, is serving as warm up for Nigerian players for the West and Central […]

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Rennae Stubbs and Andre Sa Appointed ITF Player Relations Consultants

The ITF today announced the appointments of Rennae Stubbs of Australia and Andre Sa of Brazil as ITF player relations consultants. Their role, as part of a new Player Relations department in the ITF, will be to strengthen the ITF’s ties with players, coaches, agents, the tours and tournament organisers. Stubbs and Sa are both […]

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Nigeria Tennis Federation Promises Better Days Ahead For Wheelchair Tennis

Nigeria Tennis Federation President, Mr. Dayo Akindoju has assured the growth of the game in Nigeria. In the wake of outburst by a player that he turned his back on wheelchair tennis, following Nigeria’s inability to attend the ongoing African qualifiers in Kenya, Akindoju said there was no iota of truth in that stressing that […]

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