Category Archives: Tennis

Odizor stages tennis clinic in Delta

Nigerian Tennis icon, Nduka Odizor says there is need to take the country’s grassroots sports development program to a higher pedestal if Nigeria is to compete favourably with its international counterparts in future. Odizor Odizor stated this in Asaba while briefing journalists ahead of the five-day Delta Summer Tennis Clinic organised by the Ministry of […]

Nigeria Open: T/Tennis stars battle for $46,000   

THE coast is now clear with the pretenders already separated from contenders as top seeds enter the fray today in the main draw of singles event of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open holding at Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria. Over 100 players competed in the preliminary round with the intention of […]

NCC doles out N23m for 2017 tennis tournament

By Christopher Njoku THE Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta has approved a sum of N23 million for this year’s NCC cup tournament. Speaking at the unveiling of the Tennis cup in Lagos, Danbatta said that the competition will be held across the country with 12 top teams to participate. Danbatta […]

TMC launches Nigerian Tennis Majors

The Tennis Management Company, a Lagos-based sports marketing firm, has launched an ambitious plan to put Nigerian tennis on the global map, following its introduction of the Nigerian Tennis Majors to the national calendar, beginning from 2018. The plan will see the company organize four tennis majors in four Nigerian cities annually, with each major […]