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Why I ‘Idolize’ Uche Oparaoji – Mary Udoffa Opens Up In New Interview

Mary Udoffa, an 18-year-old tennis player from Akwa Ibom State, has spoken up on why she looks up to Uche Oparaoji as her tennis role model in Nigeria. Despite being from a non-athletic family, Mary’s love for tennis was sparked…

MUST READ: What Oparaoji Won Despite Losing DavNotch Open Final

Uche Oparaoji, Nigeria’s former number one player, was arguably the star of the DavNotch Men’s Singles final match despite losing the match to injury. He turned up against his former Doubles partner, David Ekpenyong, in what was a fierce contest…

Top Guns Advance In Abuja As DavNotch Tennis Open Enters Q/Final

The top players at this year’s DavNotch National Tennis Open Championship have proven to be up and doing and have all advanced to the quarterfinal stage of the championship. Unlike the VEMP Open where there was a flurry of upsets,…

VEMP Open: Okonkwo Upsets Canice As Oparaoji Picks Fight With Ekpenyong

Prosper Okonkwo produced what could be one of the biggest upsets at this year’s VEMP Open National Tennis Championship by beating Canice Abua in the Men’s Singles quarterfinal match. The J30 Abuja finalist battled the tournament’s number four seed in…

X-raying Nigeria’s Performance At The Accra African Games

Nigerian tennis lovers who followed Nigeria Tennis Live probably had a near on-site experience of what transpired at the 2023 African Games in Accra, but apparently not the details. The African Games in Accra, Ghana, was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for…

NTF Releases List Of Players To Prosecute 13th African Games

The Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) has officially released the list of players expected to prosecute the 13th African Games in Accra, Ghana. The much anticipated list which consists majorly of foreign-based players was confirmed to Nigeria Tennis Live by the…

AAG Camp Update: Coach, Players Speak On Fitness Level After Intense Drill

Coach Benson Ishicheli has spoken about the fitness level of the Nigerian tennis players who are currently in camp preparing for the All African Games. He made his remarks after the players underwent an intense drill on Tuesday, 20 February,…

BREAKING! Khadijat, David Fly High In Newly-released National Rankings

Smarting from their impressive performances at the Dala Hard Tennis Championship in Kano State, Khadijat Mohammed and David John have climbed the national ranking ladder. Khadijat, one of the Wild Card entrants at the recently-concluded event, won the competition for…

Tennis Rankings: Will Nigeria Have A New Number One Player?

None of the winners at the recently concluded Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano was the top ranked player in Nigeria prior to the event. Henry Atseye rolled back the years to cop his first ever Dala Hard Court…

Dala Hard Court: Why We Gave Okhinaye, Mohammed Wild Cards – Organizers

Facts have emerged on why very young Nigerian players are always considered for Wild Card slots at the Dala Hard Court Tennis Championship in Kano. This much was revealed by Dr. Yusuf Datti, the Tournament Director at the annual event,…