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Odukoya Wins Williams/Ogun Junior T-Tennis Tourney

It was a sweet victory for Sodiq Odukoya who defeated two times finalist, Ayomide Abiona by three sets to one to emerge as the new junior champion of the recently concluded Ogun State, Hon.Segun Williams Developmental Table Tennis Championship held at the Alake Sports Complex,Ijeja , Abeokuta. Ayomide Edunjobi and Opeyemi Adeniyi jointly finished in the third position. To reach …

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ITF/CAT AJC: Osewa Bounces Back, Abamu qualifies

Nigeria’s Michael Osewa bounced back from an opening day defeat with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Keean Shah of Kenya to keep alive the hope of having a favourable draw in the knock out stage of the 2017 CAT/ITF African Junior Tennis Championship taking place at the Benoni Country Club, Johannesburg, South Africa. The twelfth -seeded Nigerian lost his first …

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ITF/CAT Tennis: Marylove, Abamu Win, Osewa Loses

Marylove Edward and Matthew Abamu secured wins in their opening matches to give Nigeria a bright start at the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship which served off Monday in Johannesburg, South Africa. Third-seeded Edward, who is the only female members of the five-man team, defeated Hoziane Kitambala of Kenya 6-4, 6-0 in the girls’ 14 and under to enhance her …

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AJC Tennis: Team Nigeria departs for South Africa

 ..Targets 2016 feat Team Nigeria’s coach, Mohammed Ubale is upbeat about the country’s chances of a memorable outing at the 2017 CAT/ITF African Junior Tennis Championship serving off March 25th – April 5th at the Benoni Country Club, Johannesburg. Ubale, alongside five players are scheduled to arrive the South African capital in the early hours of Thursday from Lagos but …

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SNEPCo Tennis: Mcleod, Osewa Hold Strong To Retain Titles

Michael Osewa and Angel Mcleod put up very commanding performances to retain their boys 18 and girls 16 titles respectively as the third edition of the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship came to an exciting end at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. Osewa defeated Stephen Augustine for the second time in two weeks 8-4 while Mcleod overpowered Toyin Asogba who had …

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LSTTA Plan Foreign Tours For Players

-Seek Support For International Exposure Lagos State Table Tennis Association (LSTTA) has revealed plans to take some of its top players on a foreign tour, in order to help them gain international exposure. Its Chairman, Architect Femi Sokoya, said a lot of state athletes were ready to join the nation’s professional players who were playing in the top table tennis …

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Kaftkarren Shines In SNEPCo Tennis

The only foreigner playing in the SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship in Lagos Adekya Kaftkarren on Wednesday defeated Ajayi Abayomi 8-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the tournament. The 16-year-old Indian will now play the fifth seed Ezekiel Ekong, who beat Lukman Abdul-Malik 8-3 to qualify. In other Boys 18 quarterfinal matches, No. 2 seed Augustine Stephen humiliated Garba Abdullahi 8-0 …

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SNEPCo Tennis: Lone Foreign Entrant Reach Q’finals

Adekya Kaftkarren, the lone foreign entrant in the at going SNEPCo Junior Tennis Championship is through to the quarterfinals with an 8-5 victory over Ajayi Abayomi. The 16 year-old Indian will now play the fifth seed Ezekiel Ekong who beat Lukman Abdul-Malik 8-3 to qualify. In other boys 18 quarterfinal matches, No. 2 seed Augustine Stephen thrashed Garba Abdullahi 8-0 …

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Injured Serena Williams out of Indian Wells, Miami

World number one Serena Williams has pulled out of upcoming WTA tournaments at Indian Wells and Miami because of a knee injury, organisers said on Tuesday. A statement issued by BNP Paribas Open organisers in California quoted Williams as saying she was withdrawing because of a problem with her left knee. “Sadly, I have to withdraw from the BNP Paribas …

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8 Players Invite To Ogun Table Tennis Camp

Eight players who emerged top at the recently concluded maiden edition of the Honourable Segun State Developmental Monthly Table Tennis Championship,are expected in the state’s camp. The State Table Tennis Association’s Chairman, Adegbenga Ogunba said the invited players at the last championship held at the Alake Sports Complex,Ijeja ,Abeokuta ,would be groomed and prepared by thestate table tennis coaching crew …

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