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Ajoge: Why In Sponsor Tennis

-Says Nigerian Female Players Not Competitive Edmond Ajoge is the Managing Director of Tombim Services Limited, sponsor of the ongoing Tombim Abuja ITF Futures in Nigeria’s Federal Capital. In this interview with SportsDay tennis expert, HENRY ESABUNEFE he bares his mind on why he embarked on such a multi-million naira project and what he hopes to benefit from it.   …

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CBN JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP 2015:

Bulus , Maxwell Win MVP Awards As this year’s CBN Junior Tennis Championship ended at the weekend, Chris Bulus from Lagos and Timipre Maxwell from Port Harcourt-based Kodian Tennis Foundation Saturday in Lagos won the coveted most outstanding players awards for the boys and girls categories respectively. Bulus 16, who played in the Boys 16s and 18s( because of the …

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Atseye Eyes Better Tombim Outing

-Sets Sight On April 28 In Abuja Nigeria’’s former number one male tennis player, Henry Atseye says he is working very hard to make sure he fully fit before his fixture in the Tombim championship later this month in Abuja. Atseye who was down with shoulder injury is working his way back to full fitness ahead of this Tombim championship …

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CBN Glad To Sponsor Junior Tennis Championship

Nigeria’s apex financial institution, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has expressed excitement at the level of progress it has made since it began its sponsorship of junior tournaments in the country about nine years ago. This was contained in a speech by Ibrahim Mu’azu, Director, Corporate Communications Department of the CBN, who was represented by Isaac Okoroafor during the press …

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Ojo Targets World Championship Trophy

-Sets Eyes On ITTF Top Spot In China National table tennis player, Onaolapo Ojo has said Nigerians should expect nothing but the trophy from him in the world championship billed for China later this month, saying the tournament will bring out the best in him. Ojo told SportsDay in a telephone chat that he has put behind him the lost …

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Ajala Eyes ASO Championship Trophy

Nigeria Female tennis player, Olayinka Ajala has said that she’s set to battle for the ASO championship which will take place in the federal capital, Abuja next month. Making this charge in an interview with SportsDay over the weekend Ajala said that all she needs now is good training because if she prepares well, she will get good result for …

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Serena Picks 8th Miami Title

Serena Williams won her eighth Miami Open title with little trouble, enjoying a 6-2 6-0 win over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes on Saturday. The victory was the world number one’s third consecutive title at Miami and she becomes just the fourth woman in the open-era to win the same tournament eight times, joining Martina Navratilova, Chris …

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Edmund Crashes In Semi-final

Kyle Edmund suffered a straight-sets defeat to Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the semi-finals of the Guadeloupe Challenger. The British number three has enjoyed another fine week on the challenger circuit, but he could not reach a second final of 2015 after coming up short against the Frenchman. Roger-Vasselin broke Edmund’s serve on three occasions during the first set, and it appeared …

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Tipsarevic For Houston Return

Two-time US Open quarter-finalist Janko Tipsarevic will return to action for the first time in 18 months at next week’s Houston Open. The 30-year-old has not played a competitive match since October 2013 after being forced to undergo surgery to remove a a benign tumour from his left foot. The Serbian was enjoying a decent run of form in the …

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Navarro Praises Her Conqueror

Carla Suarez Navarro has heaped praise on Serena Williams after being blown away by the American in Saturday’s Miami Masters final. Playing in arguably the biggest match of her career, the Spaniard never got going against the world number one, eventually being outclassed 6-2 6-0 as Williams claimed her eighth Crandon Park title. It extended Williams’ advantage to 5-0 in …

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