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Will Nigerian Players Suffer Any ‘Loss’ With Absence Of ITF Futures?

For the second time since it became an ITF Futures event, the annual Lagos Open Tennis Championship will not be holding in 2020 for obvious reasons. The Coronavirus pandemic hit the world. Aside the two weeks of competition for ranking…

NTF Gives Update On Lagos Open, Eyes Junior ITF Event As Tennis Resumes Fully

Engr. Ifedayo Akindoju, the President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), has revealed that the federation is working on a junior ITF event before the end of the year. In a video recording sent to Nigeria Tennis Live on Sunday…

Nigeria Planning To Host Challenger Series In 2021 – NTF President

There are strong indications that the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) may be hosting a Challenger series in year 2021. For a few years, the federation had been mooting the idea of having a Challenger series in the country to boost…

Lagos Open Tennis: Read How Ukraine’s Valeriya Described Oyinlomo After A Hard Fought Win

Valeriya Strakhova from Ukraine was made to fight for every point she earned in her defeat of Nigerian teenage sensation, Oyinlomo Quadre, and she could no do without paying a huge compliment to the youngster. Quadre was in a world…

Lagos Open 2019: Oyinlomo Targets Nigeria’s First Semis Slot In A Decade

Buzzing Nigerian tennis sensation, Oyinlomo Quadre, will have revenge on one side of her mind when she takes on Valeriya Strakhova, the tournament’s number two seed, in their quarterfinal match today. But the youngster could also become the first Nigerian…

I Can Produce A Nigerian Who Will Win The Lagos Open In Five Years – Igbinovia

Former Nigerian number one male tennis player, Jonathan Igbinovia, has vowed to produce a Nigerian who can win the Lagos Open International Tennis Championship in five years. In an exclusive chat with Nigeria Tennis Live, the former national champion noted…

Lagos Open Tennis: After Defeat Of Denmark’s Divine, Oyinlomo Targets Downfall Of Top Seed

Wild Card entrant, Oyinlomo Quadre, was in a world of her own when she classically defeated Divine Dasam Nweke from Denmark at the second leg of the ongoing Lagos Open International Tennis Championship. The African number four junior tennis star…

Lagos Open Tennis: Sylvester, Imeh, Idoko Battle Top Seeds For 2nd Round Berths

The Nigerian players at the second leg of the Lagos Open International Tennis Championship have an uphill task of qualifying for the second round of the competition, Nigeria Tennis Live can report. The trio of Joseph Imeh, Sylvester Emmanuel and…

Lagos Open Tennis: Amazing Pictures That Show How Emotional Tennis Is

The first leg of the 2019 Lagos Open International Tennis Championship ended with Burundi’s Sada Nahimana and Calvin Hemery from France winning the women and men’s singles titles. Even though the matches were delayed, rescheduled, canceled and postponed due to…

Lagos Open Organizers Partner With US-based Tennis Academy To Train Junior Players

The organizers of the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis International Championship are partnering with a US-based tennis academy to train youngsters during the second leg of the competition. Nigeria Tennis Live gathered that Arizona based Genesis Academy led by legendary Nigerian…