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Mohammed Tops List Of TPPA UTR Tourney Wild Card Entrants

Khadijat Mohammed, winner of the J30 Abuja ITF World Junior Tour, is top on the list of players who got a Wild Card to play at the TPPA UTR National Finals.

The Tennis Players’ Parents Association (TPPA) UTR Nationals is a culmination of the regional events held across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.

Nigeria Tennis Live reports that the players, about 45 of them, have been invited to compete in the tournament which is expected to have about 72 participants in all.

According to the TPPA, the players will be playing in the U12, 14, 16 and Youth categories in what promises to be the biggest clay court tournament in Nigeria.

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The Wild Cards for the tournament have now been made public by the TPPA, ahead of the tournament which serves off on Monday, 8 April, 2024.

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Below are the names of the players approved for the Wild Cards for the TPPA UTR Grand Finale tournament.

Boys 12 & under

  1. Ahenjir Tertema
  2. Mohammed Okandeji
  3. Samuel Adegbite
  4. Korede Ogunkolade

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Girls 12 & under

  1. Success Godwin
  2. Barakat Ganiyu
  3. Grace Oritingbeni

Boys 14 & under

  1. Folaranmi Michael Fafowora
  2. Nathanuel Aluko
  3. Gabriel Igbinovia

Girls 14 & under

  1. Bisola Ogunkolade
  2. Lorelay Holzendorff

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Girls 16 & Under

  1. Jasmine Oluwadarasimi Osho
  2. Ndidi Osaji
  3. Adesewa Olaniyan

Boys 16 & under

  1. Kushimo Quzeem
  2. Precious Aliya
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Youth Girls

  1. Khadijat Mohammed
  2. Bright Emmanuel
  3. Oyinkan Samuel

Youth Boys

  1. Ayomiposi Agboola
  2. Isreal Taiwo
  3. Sultan Yusuf

The TPPA UTR National Junior Tennis Classics will be holding inside the tennis section of the Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, from Monday, 8 April to Saturday, 13 April, 2024.

Matches are expected to serve off by 9am everyday and will be streamed live on a platform that will be shared with our readers and followers.


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