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Top 9 Players Who May Be Considered For Billie Jean King Cup

About one month from now, Nigeria’s female team will be playing in Nairobi, Kenya, to try to qualify from the Group III of the Billie Jean King Cup event. At the last outing in Kenya, the team came fifth and…

JUST IN! Seun Ogunsakin Moves 101 Places In New ITF Ranking

After winning the J30 event in Tunisia over the weekend, Nigeria’s Seun Ogunsakin has moved 101 spots on the latest Junior ITF Ranking released on Monday, 13 May, 2024. The former African no. 1 U-14 player won the J30 tournament…

JUST IN! Nigeria’s Ohunene Yakubu Reaches Highest Ever Junior ITF Ranking

Ohunene Yakubu has hit her highest ever ranking on the Junior ITF Rankings, Nigeria Tennis Live can authoritatively report. The Tunisia-based tennis sensation was a semifinalist at the recent J60 event in Tunisia, where she was only ousted by eventual…

Yakubu Reaches Tunisia J60 Semis, Ogunsakin Falters In QF

Nigeria’s top ranked female junior tennis player, Ohunene Yakubu, was in great form at the J60 Tunisia event which ended last week. Yakubu, winner of the J30 Abuja event a few months ago, reached the semifinals of the J60 competition…

AJC Update: Khadijat Crushes Opponent As Ogunsakin Falls Short

Nigeria’s number three ranked player, Khadijat Mohammed, has won her first match at the ongoing African Junior Championships (AJC) in Algeria. The J30 Abuja winner played against Modjo Okomo from Equatorial Guinea in one of the second matches of the…

Algeria AJC: Ogunsakin To Face Egyptian As Khadijat Ambushes Okomo

Seun Ogunsakin, one of the seeded players at the ongoing African Junior Championship (AJC) in Algeria will open his account against Mostafa Samih from Egypt. Even though the U-16 AJC event served off on Monday, 15 April, 2024, the talented…

Ogunsakin, Three Others Confirmed For U-16 AJC In Algeria

Nigeria’s top U-16 junior player, Seun Ogunsakin, will be leading the Nigerian contingent to the ITF/CAT U-16 African Junior Championship in Algeria. This information was confirmed by the Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) on Wednesday, 27 March, 2024, after the…

New ITF Ranking: Ogunsakin Now Nigeria’s No 2, Sneaks Into Top 40 In Africa

After back-to-back J30 Abuja titles, wonderkid Seun Ogunsakin has risen to become Nigeria’s second-highest ranked junior player on the ITF rankings. The rankings released on Monday afternoon showed that the Ekiti-born teenager is now rated 596 in the world after…

J30 Abuja: Nigerian Players Crush Their Foreign Counterparts, Land In Semis

Nigerian players at the ongoing J30 Abuja event have proven to be exceptional with their performances in the second leg of the ITF event. The players have ensured that the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles will be won by a Nigerian…

Ogunsakin Hits Top 800, Yakubu Soars High In New ITF Ranking

Nigerian players have hit top ITF ranking spots after their amazing performances at the first leg of the J30 Abuja event which ended on Sunday, 18 February, 2024. The ranking released by the ITF on Monday, 19 February, saw many…