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Sheil Kotecha has replaced Ishmael Changawa who is unable to be released from college to play at the All Africa Games. (SNA: File Photo)

Changawa to miss AAG, replaced by Kotecha

04/09/15 - Ismael Changawa, Kenya's tennis medal hopeful at this year’s All Africa Games has pulled out of the games....  read more »

Sheil Kotecha battled with Uganda's David Oringa for nearly three hours before bowing out, down but not out. (SNA: File Photo)

Valiant Kotecha down but not out as Dawda knocks out Oduor

19/08/15 - One word, epic, could describe the action on Wednesday when the Britam Kenya Open Tennis tournament reached the...  read more »

Top seed Shufaa Changawa barely broke a sweat beating Celestine Musili 6-0, 6-1. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Changawa easily beats Ndinda to set a date with Mbugua in Kenya Open quarters

19/08/15 - Shufaa Changawa, the Kenya Open women's singles champion was surgical beating Celestine Ndinda 6-1, 6-0 at Nairobi...  read more »

Stephanie Mbaya is one of the junior players who will be challenging the seniors in the Britam Kenya Open. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Easy day for top seeds at Britam Kenya Open

17/08/15 - The men's top seeds easily won their opening matches of the Britam Kenya Open championship at Nairobi Club but...  read more »

Shufaa Changawa begins her title defence at the Britam Kenya Open against Juliet Cherono. Four junior players qualified for the main event. (SNA: File Photo)

Junior players survive qualifiers to main draw

17/08/15 - Four of the eight available slots into the main draw of the men's Britam Kenya Open Tennis championships were scooped...  read more »

The presence, charisma, fighting spirit and love for the game by Jean-Claude Gasigwa will be missed by his fellow players and tennis fans. (SNA: File Photo)

Gasigwa's presence missed at Kenya Open, Changawa back for title defense

16/08/15 - When he Britam Kenya Open Tennis championships served off at Nairobi Club on Saturday with the men's singles qualifiers,...  read more »

Paige Mbugua was one of the players who participated in the AAG Trials at nairobi Club. The women's category will be completed on Sunday. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Coastal players book AAG Tennis slots

17/07/15 - Three Mombasa-based tennis payers qualified for the All Africa Games at the completion of trials at Nairobi Club.The...  read more »

Faiz Khan who had a bad start in the trials has bounced back and beat Ronny Ndinya on Tuesday as the trials entered the second day at Nairobi Club. (Photo by Shutterspeed).

Osogo 'beats' Otula through student

16/07/15 - When Veronica Osogo took up the courts for the first time in 2000, Judy Nkatha was only two years old in the Kibera...  read more »

Ibrahim Kibet was one of the Mombasa players who won all his three maches on the second day of the All Africa Games Trials at Nairobi Club. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Mombasa tennis players enhance AAG qualification chances

15/07/15 - Mombasa-based players recorded good results on the second day of the All Africa Games Trials at the Nairobi Club....  read more »

Fazal Khan lost all his opening matches as the trials for All Africa Games started at Nairobi Club. He blamed the loss to lack of training in rainy Mombasa. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Khan loses all opening matches at AAG trials

13/07/15 - It was a day of high drama on the opening day of the All Africa Games tennis trials as Kenya's  second seed...  read more »

Tennis 4 Africa was founded two years ago and is taking the game to remote areas. (Photo Courtesy)

Tennis 4 Africa targets 10 more schools

15/05/15 - Tennis 4 Africa, a non-profit organization is targeting to reach 5,000 children during a three-week tour which...  read more »

Joseph Karanja got a top ITF Award (Photo Courtesy)

Top ITF award for wheelchair coach, Karanja

23/04/15 - Lawrence Karanja has been named ITF Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year for 2014.This award which was presented...  read more »

Ishmael Changawa packed his rackets and will be based in Oklahoma. (Photo by Shutterspeed)

Changawa off to college in the US

26/01/15 - Ishmael Changawa, the talented Kenyan tennis player who has dazzled and excited in the national, regional and African...  read more »

Rwanda top player Jean-Claude Gasigwa died this morning in Kigali.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

East Africa mourns fallen tennis player Gasigwa

08/01/15 - Former Kenya Open tennis finalist Rwandese Jean-Claude Gasigwa,31, died on Thursday in Kigali. According to New...  read more »

Kenya's Stephanie Mbaya will play in the East Africa ITF finals.(Photo:SNA File)

Changawa, Mbaya in ITF East Africa finals

21/11/14 - Kenyans will have two finalists Ishmael Changawa and Stephanie Mbaya at the ongoing ITF East Africa Tennis Circuit...  read more »

Li Na bids bye to competitive tennis after knee injury.

Persistent knee injury forces Li Na to retire

20/09/14 - Recurring knee injury has forced Li Na, 32, a two-time Grand Slam winner to retire from tennis. The Chinese player...  read more »

Ishmael Changawa returns short during the men's singles finals at the Nairobi Club.(Photo by Shutterspeed)

Top guns sets to miss 2015 Kenya Open

22/06/14 - Ishmael Changawa won his first Real Insurance Kenya Open and the country's first in five years on Saturday amidst...  read more »

Ismael Changawa chases a backhand point against Uganda's Duncan Mugabe in the Real Insurance Kenya Open. (Photo By Shutterspeed)

Changawa's rule at Kenya Open

21/06/14 - Ishmael Changawa dethroned Uganda's Duncan Mugabe to become the new Real Insurance Kenya Open Tennis champion.The...  read more »

Ismael Changawa knocked our Zambia's Edgar Kazembe and will meet the top seed Duncan Mugame of Uganda in the final. (SNA File Photo)

Leftie Changawa destroys Kazembe

20/06/14 - "I know he fears me" were the words of Kenyan Ishmael Changawa ahead of Real Insurance Kenya Open Tennis...  read more »

Caroline Oduor is gunning for a historic treble at the Real Insurance Kenya Open. (SNA File Photo)

Historic treble for Oduor?

20/06/14 - Caroline Oduor is chasing historic treble in the 2014 Real Insurance Kenya Tennis Championship which is expected...  read more »