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NCC Tennis League Pitch Experience Vs Youth in Lagos

This weekend’s NCC Tennis League tie between Team Leadway Assurance and Team Next Gen of Abuja looks to be a classic matchup between experience and youth. The tie scheduled to take place at the National Stadium Tennis Centre Surulere, Lagos will have Team Leadway Assurance which has two ex-champions – Babalola Abdulmumin and Clifford Enosoregbe, as well as current women’s …

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NCC Tennis League Set for a Frenetic Finish

Nigerian tennis players yearning for a lot of tournaments and matches to sharpen their skills will have a surfeit of matches as the NCC Tennis League looks set to run through a very tight schedule culminating in the grand finale on Sunday, December 9 With the Dala Hard Court and the RainOil Tennis Championships coming in between, Nigeria’s senior tennis …

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Akindoju Promises Innovations For Nigerian Tennis

The president of Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), Ifedayo Akindoju has served a strong hint that a change of focus is at hand for the aces game in the country. Akindoju served the hint in an interview with sports247.ng, in which he stated that the NTF is very much focused on revamping the sport and putting new ideas into play. He …

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Jomby Tom Of France Wins Lagos Open 2018

France held centre of attraction on Saturday at the 2018 Lagos Open Tennis final, with two of their players battling each other in the men’s singles final. At the end of the day’s drama, sports247.ng can report that Jomby Tom won the Lagos Open Futures 4 men’s singles title, after beating his compatriot, Rinderknech Arthur 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. France was …

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Perrin Appreciates Support From Lagos Tennis Fans

Switzerland’s latest female tennis rising star, Conny Perrin has expressed appreciation to fans of the sport for motivating her at the Lagos Tennis Open, where she has become a recurrent champion since its days at Lagos Governor Tennis Cup. After qualifying for this year’s lady’s singles final at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, in the first leg (Futures 4), Perrin …

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Serena Turns Focus on 2019 Hopman Cup

American female tennis ace, Serena Williams has turned her attention on representing her country at next year’s Hopman Cup, following her decision to end the current season permaturely. As she turns her focus fully on next year’s mixed-team event, sports247.ng learnt that the big thrill for Williams is getting to play in front of Australian fans. Williams, who pulled out …

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Conny Perrin Says Lagos Tennis Open Is Tough

Lagos Governor’s Tennis Cup women’s former champion, Conny Perrin says she is not getting carried away by her chances in the competition, which is now known as Lagos Tennis Open, which she believes will be hard to win. In spite of an enchanting win in her fiorst match of the ongoing competition at Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, Perrin said …

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Lagos Open Tennis: Quadre Fails 2nd Round Test

Oyinlomo Quadre failed in her bid to reach her quarterfinal target at the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship following a 6-2, 6-3 lost to Ukrainian Valeriya Strakhova on Wednesday. Playing against the third seed, the 14-year-old star prospect puts up a courageous performance winning two games in the opening set where she remarkably hit some winners to the delight of …

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Serena Braces Up For Hopman Mixed Doubles

American female tennis ace, Serena Williams has turned her attention on representing her country at next year’s Hopman Cup, following her decision to end the current season permaturely. As she turns her focus fully on next year’s mixed-team event, the big thrill for Williams is getting to play in front of Australian fans. Williams, who pulled out of this month’s …

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Halep Hopes For Quick Recovery From Injury

Female tennis world number one, Simona Halep has disclosed that she suffered a slipped disc, from which she expects to get a full diagnosis from her dotor this week. The Romanian ace retired from Sunday’s first-round match against Ons Jabeur at the China Open with a back injury, but she is optimistic of her chances of making speedy recovery. The …

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