Nigeria Tennis Live

Month: February 2024

J30 Abuja: It’s An All-Aurum Boys’ Singles Final Showdown

Two players from the prestigious Aurum Tennis Academy in Abuja will be playing the Boys’ Singles Final at the J30 Abuja event on Sunday. Prosper Ikenna Okonkwo will be playing against Seun Ogunsakin, both of whom are in the Academy,…

AAG Camp Update: Everyone Is Eager To Represent Nigeria – Akinloye

Coach Rotimi Akinloye, the head of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, NTF’s technical unit, has spoken about Nigeria’s preparations for the forthcoming All African Games in Ghana. Akinloye, arguably Nigeria’s most experienced coach, has been overseeing the activities of players who…

J30 Abuja: Nigerian Players Crush Their Foreign Counterparts, Land In Semis

Nigerian players at the ongoing J30 Abuja event have proven to be exceptional with their performances in the second leg of the ITF event. The players have ensured that the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles will be won by a Nigerian…

J30 Abuja: Fu Wang Choi Upsets Nigeria’s Jimoh, Set For Revenge Against Yahaya

Fu Wang Choi from Hong Kong has caused an unprecedented upset at the J30 Abuja event after defeating tournament’s number two seed, Joseph Franklin Jimoh in a final set match. The teenager who is the number one junior player from…

Savage Set To Become First Ever Nigerian To Play Para-Standing Tennis

Kayode Savage, a Nigerian tennis player and coach, has been accepted as one of the players who will be playing the 2024 Para-Standing Tennis World Championships. The Para-Standing Tennis World Championships is a tennis event organized for tennis players with…

J30 Abuja: I Never ‘Experrerit’ – ‘Posi Opens Up After Winning First Ever ITF Match

Lagos-based Ayomiposi Agboola, aka ‘Posi, was full of ecstasy after winning his first ever match in an ITF competition. The Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos trainee defeated Namibia’s Joel Hiveluah 6-1, 6-1 in what was the Nigerian’s second ITF match…

J30 Abuja: Mohammed Upsets Bassey As Nzewi Loses To Fu Wang

The Girls’ Singles match between the J30 Abuja event’s number two seed, Etoro Bassey, and Khadijat Mohammed ended in a defeat for the former, Nigeria Tennis Live reports. Mohammed who lost to eventual winner Ohunene Yakubu, in the quarterfinal of…

Khadijat, Etoro In Epic Battle As J30 Abuja Second Leg Serves Off

The centre court of the tennis section inside the National Stadium in Abuja will not be short of fireworks when two of Nigeria’s top juniors face each other as the second leg of the J30 Abuja serves off. Khadijat Mohammed,…

AAG Camp Update: Coach, Players Speak On Fitness Level After Intense Drill

Coach Benson Ishicheli has spoken about the fitness level of the Nigerian tennis players who are currently in camp preparing for the All African Games. He made his remarks after the players underwent an intense drill on Tuesday, 20 February,…

NNPC Sports Fiesta: Igwebuike Set To Defend Women’s Singles Title

Dr. Faustina Igwebuike of Team Excellence at the tennis event of the ongoing NNPC Sports Fiesta is already planning to defend the title she won in 2020. The Women’s Singles defending champion qualified her team for the Women’s Singles final,…