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Nigeria’s Bulus Hits Highest ATP Ranking Ahead Of African Games

Ahead of the 13th African Games in Accra, Ghana, Nigeria’s Christopher Bulus has hit his highest ever ATP ranking, Nigeria Tennis Live can report.

The US-based Nigerian tennis star is currently in Rwanda, where he is playing the Rwanda Challenger series to be match ready and fit ahead of the Games.

He won the first round of the qualifying matches Joshua Muhire from Rwanda but lost the second round to America’s Noah Schachter who’s ranked 859 in the world.

In the second week of the competition, however, Bulus was unable to move past the first round of the qualifiers, losing to Stefan Kozlov, another American player ranked 706 in the world. The match ended 2-6, 5-7.

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In the recently-released ranking by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the Nigerian player has now moved 42 places to be ranked 1127 in the world, and barely missing out on hitting top 1000 already.

The Nigerian tennis star is one of the hopefuls to win a medal for the Nigerian tennis team to the African Games, owing to his wealth of experience from playing different tournaments across the world over the years.

He is expected to team up with his colleagues who have been in camp for a few weeks now, to speed up preparations towards the tennis event at the Games which starts on Saturday, 16 March, 2024.

Nigeria Tennis Live will bring all our readers up to date with the latest happenings around the team ahead of the African Games.



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