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DavNotch Open: Meet All The Winners, Pictures From Trophy Presentation

David Ekpenyong ensured a clean swoop on the trophies across two weeks of intense national competition in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital, after winning the DavNotch Men’s Singles final.

Although the victory did not come as he would have wanted – as Uche Oparaoji, his opponent in the final, had to retire following a niggling injury – Ekpenyong won the competition, anyways.

The 6-2, 1-1 (rtd) win further cemented his status as Nigeria’s deadliest tennis player at the moment and keeps him on top of the national rankings log.

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Anu Ayegbusi also ensured she got herself an impeccable national title by winning the DavNotoch Women’s Singles final against a spirited Khahdijat Mohammed, who had to give up after a frustrating battle against her Jos-based opponent.

Winning 6-4, 6-1 against Mohammed who was no longer ready to fight after deploying all her arsenal against the fierce and patient fighter on the court.

Ayegbusi would later claim her Doubles title, winning alongside Blessing Omotayo against Mohammed again, when the 2023 Dala Hard Court winner partnered Mary Udoffa. The match ended 7-5, 6-1.

Daniel Adeleye and Yusuf Abubakar also secured their first ever senior title when they won the Doubles event in a 7-5, 7-6(1) defeat of Musa Mohammed and Sylvanus Ajang.

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Alex Adewale, again, ruled the Men’s Wheelchair tennis event, defeating Wasiu Yusuf 6-3, 6-1, just as Chituru Nwazuzu bested Chika Muritala 6-0, 6-2 to claim the Women’s Singles title at the DavNotch Championship.

Below are the pictures from the event which was graced by a number of eminent personalities who are familiar with the game of tennis.

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