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ITF Confirms First Ever Masters Tour Event In Nigeria

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has confirmed that Nigeria will be hosting her first ever Masters Tour event in Abuja, the nation’s federal capital. Nigeria Tennis Live had reported that the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) was working on a new…

Lawrence Pius: FUTMINNA’s Unplayable Tennis Genius

Lawrence Pius and his passion for tennis began like many childhood fascinations – innocently, with curiosity and a sense of adventure. Growing up in Niger State, Nigeria, Pius found himself drawn to the tennis courts, where children clad in sharp…

VEMP Open: Okonkwo Upsets Canice As Oparaoji Picks Fight With Ekpenyong

Prosper Okonkwo produced what could be one of the biggest upsets at this year’s VEMP Open National Tennis Championship by beating Canice Abua in the Men’s Singles quarterfinal match. The J30 Abuja finalist battled the tournament’s number four seed in…

Tennis Meets Data: Joseph Fortune In Pursuit Of Greatness

Tennis meets data caught up with Joseph Fortune, a promising tennis talent from Delta State with current accumulating UTR 9.72. Not many knew that he has been a mainstay in Nigerian tennis for a while, starting from the juniors to…

Udoffa Clashes With Aiyegbusi, As Oparaoji Battles Iloputa In VEMP Open Q/Final Ties (Full Result/Fixtures)

Mary Udoffa will have to play some of her best tennis if she must upset Anu Aiyegbusi, the top seed at the ongoing VEMP Open National Tennis Tournament in Abuja. The Kogi-born youngster who has been one of the most…

How I Quit Playing Pro Tennis After Losing My Sponsor – Olajimbiti

For Michael Olajimbiti Oluwafemi, tennis was not just a sport; it was a lifelong passion ignited during his childhood at the Air Force base where he grew up. “To start with, my dad was an Air Force Officer, so I…

Joel Michael Set For US Training Tour For Winning Adewale Isa Tournament

Nigerian youngster, Joel Michael, will soon be on his way to the United States for a four-month long training after winning the Alhaji Adewale Isa Memorial Tournament in Lagos. Nigeria Tennis Live gathered that Michael who defeated Peter Ubiebi 4-2,…

VEMP Open: Adeleye Upsets Atseye As Ayegbusi, Others Win Opening Matches (Full Result/Fixtures)

Daniel Adeleye, Nigeria’s highest ranked junior player on the ITF rankings, was one of the stars of the Day one at the ongoing VEMP Open in Abuja. The talented player who recently returned from Ghana and Ivory Coast where he…

Tennis Meets Data: Roseline Nana’s Intimidating Trophy Cabinet

On today’s series of tennis meets data, we are introducing 10-year-old Roseline Nana who recently moved to Canada to further her tennis and education. The youngster is a native of Edo State and has an accumulating WTN of 28.7. Since…

VEMP Open: Oparaoji Begins Title Defence As Adeleye Hooks Atseye

Uche Oparaoji will be starting his title defence at the VEMP Open National Tennis Championship with one of the early matches on Tuesday, 21 May, 2024. The Davis Cup player who is currently Nigeria’s number three ranked player, will be…