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Michael, Adeleye Among Nigerian Players Listed For Davis Cup

Daniel Adeleye has made the cut for the Nigerian players listed to represent the country at the Davis Cup Africa Group III Qualifiers holding in Abuja. Adeleye, Nigeria’s highest-ranked junior tennis player on the ITF rankings, has been outstanding all…

UK-born, US-trained; Esther Adesina Sets Sight On Grand Slams

Esther Adesina’s parents are both Nigerians but she was born and bred in the United Kingdom to her Nigerian parents and she is not shy of her roots. The Business Management graduate from the University of Tennessee, (Knoxville) has drawn…

Yakubu Breaks Into Top 500 In Latest World Junior Rankings

Following her superlative performance at the recently concluded J60 Abuja event, Ohunene Yakubu has now broken into the top 500 of the world junior rankings. The teenage sensation who won two legs of the Junior ITF events in Abuja without…

What NTF President Said After Nigeria’s Billie Jean King Cup Outing

Engr. Ifedayo Akindoju, the president of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has reacted to Nigeria’s performance at the Billie Jean King Cup event in Kenya. The NTF President commended the players who participated at the Africa Group III Qualifier event…

How Ohunene Yakubu Showed Class In Abuja To Win J30, J60 Titles

Tunisia-based Ohunene Yakubu was unarguably the most outstanding player after the two legs of Junior ITF event held in Abuja which ended last week. The 16-year-old who was the number one seed for both the J30 and J60 events, ensured…

Just Believe – Ogunsakin Says After Winning 4th ITF Title In 2024

Seun Ogunsakin has reacted after beating Spanish youngster, Saul Pacheco Benasayag, en route to winning his fourth J30 title in 2024. The Tunisia-based Nigerian teenager was the number three seed at the J30 Bizerte event over the weekend and was…

Ogunsakin Crushes Tunisian Player To Reach 4th J30 Final In 2024

Seun Ogunsakin has reached his fourth J30 final in 2024 after defeating Ibrahim Snoussi of Tunisia at the J30 Bizerte event which will end on Sunday, 16 June, 2024. The Nigerian junior player is the tournament’s number three seed, and…

Etoro, Okonkwo Reach Fly High As J60 Abuja Enters Semifinal

The first J60 Abuja event has reached the semifinal stage with Nigerian players dominating with impressive wins across board. Etoro Bassey of the GEUF Tennis Academy, Akwa-Ibom State. is leading the charge for her first ever J60 final when she…

J60 Abuja: Ogunsakin, Edwards Storm Into R16 After Big Wins

Seyi Ogunsakin will be among the most excited Nigerian players participating at the ongoing J60 Abuja event in Nigeria’s Federal Capital after today’s matches. Ogunsakin, one of the starlets of the J30 Abuja event which ended over the weekend, made…

Billie Jean King Cup: Nigeria, Kenya In Fierce Battle For Promotion

Thursday will see a tough battle between Nigerian ladies and their Kenyan counterpart as they go neck-to-neck for Billie Jean King Cup promotion. Nigeria topped Group C after defeating Ghana, Uganda and Botswana in what was a show of utter…