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Tennis Tournaments To Look Out For Between February And June 2024

As at February 2024, Nigerian players had yet to play any national tournaments, but all that may soon change following recent plans by the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF). Traditionally, the players are almost guaranteed four national tournaments every year –…

CONFIRMED! NTF Introduces New National Tournament

Nigeria Tennis Live can reliably report that the Nigeria Tennis Federation is introducing a new national tournament for Nigerian tennis players. This was confirmed to our correspondent by Makpa Aliyu, the Secretary General of the tennis federation, via a text…

AJC: Mubarak, Ogunshakin, Yakubu Lead Team Nigeria To Togo

Mubarak Ganiyu and Seun Ogunshakin are Nigeria’s leading youngsters to the African Junior Tennis Championship in Togo. Nigeria Tennis Live gathered that the pair, who are already in Togo as at the time of filing this report, will be playing…

NTF To Organize Eight Tournaments In Three Months

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has concluded plans to organize a minimum of eight tournaments between 28 October and 18 December, 2021. This piece of information was made available to Nigeria Tennis Live by Engr. Ifedayo Akindoju, the newly re-elected…

J5 Lome: Nigeria’s Igbinovia, Marylove Are Top Seeds In Togo

Nigerian youngsters preparing for the forthcoming Junior ITF event branded J5 Lome, in Togo, are among the top seeds of the competition. Wilson Igbinovia, ranked 401 in the world juniors, is the number one seed for the boys’ event, and…

Youth Games: Ogunshakin Brothers To Lift Ekiti As Lagos Names Players

Seun and Seyi Ogunshakin will be flying the flag of Ekiti State at the forthcoming National Youth Games in Ilorin, when the event kicks off in October, Nigeria Tennis Live can report. The Ogunshakin brothers have been prominent in national…

National Youth Games: Team Oyo Name Players, Set Ultimate Target

The Oyo State Tennis Association has named the players who will represent her at the National Youth Games holding in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital. According to Coach Tirimisiyu Ganiyu, Imole Afolabi and Rokibat Taiwo will be representing the girls…

NTF Confirms Date For New National Tournament In Abuja

Nigeria Tennis Live can confirm that a new national tournament will be hosted by the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, in April. In a letter obtained by our correspondent, the Davenotch Senior Open Tennis Championship will be making its debut from…

NCC League Returns, New Tourneys Feature In 2021 NTF Calendar

Nigeria Tennis Live has obtained the 2021 calendar of activities (including the NCC League) for tennis in Africa’s most populous country, as released by the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF). Many Nigerian tennis followers had been quite apprehensive over what plans…

Exclusive: Kaduna State Gov To Sponsor New Tennis Tournament

Nigeria Tennis Live has exclusively gathered that Mallam Nasir el-Rufai will be sponsoring a new tennis tournament in Kaduna in 2020. The tournament will serve as a major source of competition for Nigerian players, especially those in the north. This…