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Wheelchair Tennis: Omisore, Adewale Win Inaugural VEMP Open

Kafayat Omisore and Alex Adewale have won the inaugural VEMP Open Championship in Lagos organized for wheelchair tennis players in Nigeria, our correspondent can confirm. The tournament which was held inside the tennis section of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos,…

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…

Kemi Oluwasegun: Winning Gold At The Sports Festival Helped My Belief

Kemi Oluwasegun, an unprecedented gold medal winner at the recently concluded National Sports Festival in Edo State, is still excited about the feat. She defeated crowd’s favourite and Women’s number one Wheelchair Tennis player in Nigeria, in a final set…

Nairobi Open: Nigeria’s Adewale Seeks Singles Final Berth After Defeat Of South African Star

Nigeria’s Alex Adewale is just one match away from the final of the ongoing Nairobi Open after a straight sets defeat of Alwande Silkhosana from South Africa.  The Nigerian former US Open star won the match 7-5, 6-4 to advance…

My Colleagues Have Resorted To Begging Because We Don’t Have Any Wheelchair Tennis Tournament – Williams

Nigeria’s number four ranked wheelchair tennis player, Williams Ukari, has lamented over the absence of national tournaments for players with special abilities, revealing that it has led some of them to begging at night. Ukari who won bronze at the…

SAD: Moroccan Players Dump Nigeria’s Adewale, Wasiu Out In Nairobi Open Semis

The Nigerian pair of Alex Adewale and Wasiu Yusuf have been dumped out of the Nairobi Open ITF Wheelchair Tennis Championship in Kenya, Nigeria Tennis Live has gathered. Reports gathered by our correspondent show that the tournament’s number three and…

Nairobi Open: Nigeria’s Adewale, Wasiu Deal With Kenyan Players, Land In Semis

The Nigerian pair of Alex Adewale and Wasiu Yusuf are high flying in their matches at the ongoing Nairobi Open ITF Tournament in Kenya. Adewale, seeded three for the competition, was in beast mode as he defeated Kenya’s Timoi Itaken…

Wheelchair Tennis: Nigeria’s Adewale Drops One Spot On ITF Rankings, Remains Africa’s No 5

Alex Adewale, in spite of his recent loss at the PUMA Engineering Wheelchair Tennis tournament in Lagos, is still the number five best player on the African continent. According to information obtained by Nigeria Tennis Live, the Nigerian superstar who…

Kenyans, Ghanaians Vow To Return To Nigeria For PUMA Engineering ITF Wheelchair Tennis Tournament

Kenyan and Ghanaian players who participated at the recently held PUMA Engineering ITF Wheelchair Tennis tournament in Abuja have vowed to return to the country for the next edition. The ITF competition which was won by Nigerian Wheelchair tennis stars…

Former US Open Star Adewale Targets Return To Grand Slam

Nigeria’s Alex Adewale is targeting a return to the highest level of world tennis competitiveness in the wheelchair tennis. According to the losing finalist at the 2019 PUMA Engineering Wheelchair Tennis Championship in Abuja, he is already looking forward to…