Swiss tennis coaches in Bulawayo for coaching session

Swiss tennis coaches in Bulawayo for coaching session

The Chronicle Descent Dube, Sports ReporterTOMASIK Tennis Club founder Fadzai Madzimbamuto and three Swiss coaches are in Bulawayo to prepare for a tennis coaching session that will be held at Emakhandeni Tennis Club tomorrow. The Switzerland-based Madzimbamuto, a former tennis player, said the coaches are looking forward to the occasion and will monitor some of […]

Lawn Tennis Interim VPO Calls for Elections

Lawn Tennis Interim VPO Calls for Elections

Kehleboe Gongloe, interim vice president for operations, Liberia Tennis Federation Seeks Ministry of Youth & Sports’ Intervention The leadership crisis in the Liberia Tennis Federation is in the shadow-boxing stage as interim vice president for operations, Kehleboe Gongloe, launches an appeal to Youth and Sports Minister D. Zeogar Wilson to intervene. He told journalists last […]

Tennis: Osaka out of Qatar Open with back injury

Tennis: Osaka out of Qatar Open with back injury

Japan’s Naomi Osaka reacts after winning her match against Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova. File photo. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters DOHA, Qatar — World Number one and two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open because of a back injury, tournament organizers said on Tuesday. No more details were given about […]

The rise and fall of a match-fixing tennis prodigy

The rise and fall of a match-fixing tennis prodigy

Image copyright Getty Images Karim Hossam was one of the best young tennis players in the world. He looked set to play at the biggest tournaments, with the top players of the game. Instead he was sucked into one of the biggest match-fixing rings yet discovered in a sport riddled with corruption. The BBC’s Simon […]

Ten terrific teens on the tennis horizon

“Older champs get nervous playing young twerps.” — Pam Shriver, on reaching the US Open final at age 16. “Every talent must unfold itself in fighting.” — Friedrich Nietzsche. “You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.” — Michael Jordan. “I don’t want to see the future. The present is hard […]