Rafael Nadal ready to end long wait for indoors title in London

It’s been more than seven years since Rafael Nadal won a title indoors and 15 since his last indoor-hard success, but he is hoping to wave goodbye to London with a first ATP Finals win this week. Of his 86…

*#EndSARS: Send SARS to Sambisa forest to fight Boko Haram – Atedo Peterside (Vanguard)*4 dead as building collapses in Lagos (Punch)

#EndSARS: Send SARS to Sambisa forest to fight Boko Haram – Atedo Peterside (Vanguard) Chief Atedo Peterside has taken to Twitter to react to the news about the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad, FSARS and the other SARS…

Iga Swiatek: French Open’s surprise champion says she ‘was not expecting’ Grand Slam win

Just a week ago Iga Swiatek was unsure whether she would commit to tennis long term or go to university. Now the 19-year-old is a Grand Slam champion – the lowest-ranked woman to ever win the French Open. “I wasn’t…

*Gridlock as #EndSARS protesters block Lagos highway (Punch)*Lagos Assembly commences investigation into gas explosions (Nation)

Gridlock as #EndSARS protesters block Lagos highway (Punch) Many commuters were stranded around the Alausa and Berger areas in Lagos State as protesters blocked the Alausa section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The PUNCH gathered that the protesters moved from the…

French Open: Novak Djokovic beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach semi-finals

World number one Novak Djokovic overcame early physical struggles to beat Pablo Carreno Busta and reach the French Open semi-finals. The Serb arrived on court with tape on his neck, repeatedly massaged his left biceps and grimaced on his way…

Podoroska makes French Open history

Nadia Podoroska made history at the French Open yesterday by becoming the first-ever qualifier to reach the women’s singles semifinals at Roland Garros. Ranked 131st in the world, Argentine Podoroska had never beaten a top 50 player coming into the…

Nadal passes Sinner test at French Open

Claycourt master Rafael Nadal passed his first real test of this year’s French Open with a 7-6(4) 6-4 6-1 victory against Italian rising star Jannik Sinner on Tuesday. It signaled the fact that his quest for a record-breaking 13th title…

French Open: Novak Djokovic says hitting another line judge with ball was ‘awkward’

Novak Djokovic says it was a “a very awkward situation” when a ball flew off his racquet into a line judge’s face during a French Open fourth-round win. The 33-year-old Serb was defaulted from the US Open last month when…

German ace Siegemund eats meal during French Open win

Tennis star Laura Siegemund caused a stir at the French Open again on Monday after she was seen eating a meal during a timeout in her win over Paula Badosa. The German beat the Spaniard 7-5, 6-2 to reach her…

*7 years after, Lagos health facility still under construction (Guardian)*SARS men, Lagos traders clash over suspects arrest (Punch)

7 years after, Lagos health facility still under construction (Guardian) The building and the services it renders are in sharp contrast – The roof of the building is partially ruined, with the walls and the ground floor partly plastered; yet…

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