With the turn of events at the ongoing Central Bank of Nigeria Junior Tennis Championship in Lagos, Nigerian tennis followers may be treated to an unprecedented classic between two of Nigeria’s fast rising female talents.
Oiza Yakubu and Serena Teluwo are two of Nigeria’s bright talents in the game of tennis and have both qualified for the semifinals of the ongoing national junior tennis competition.
Nigerian Tennis Live gathered that the tournament recorded an entry of 215 players and has thrown up a lot of new talents especially in the 10 to 14 age bracket, two of which are the two youngsters.
|Oiza Yakubu may set up a top class clash against Serena Teluwo on Saturday.|
In the Boys 14, Daniel Adeleye from Ekiti beat Jimoh Taofik from Ibadan 9-1 to set up a semifinal tie against Joshua Maxwell from Port Harcourt who eliminated Sunday Ameh from Lagos 9-6. The other semifinal will feature Michael Akinmusere of Ibadan and Friday Victor of Port Harcourt.
In the girls’ 16s semifinal, Omolade Aderemi from Ondo will take on Kasara Adegboyega of Ibadan in one semifinal while Toyin Asogba from Lagos will meet Favour Moses from Kaduna in the second semifinals.
The finals which comes up Saturday from 12 noon will take place at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Race Course.