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2018 tennis AJC qualifiers: Nigeria seals final places

Oyinlomo Quadri, tennis

*Quadri, Marylove coast to medals zone Team Nigeria continued to justify its high rating at the 2018 International Tennis Federation/CAT West and Central Africa Junior championship qualifiers in Togo as four of its players set up semi-final meetings in the boy’s 16 and under as well as the boys’ 14 …

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American coach, Justin Jennings, in Nigeria to promote tennis 

Justin Jennings...storming Nigeria for tennis

*Better Africa through tennis Justin Jennings who won an award in 2015 as one of the best junior tennis development resource persons will be visiting Nigeria to promote tennis as part of a project called  “Better Africa Through Tennis.” Jennings who will be accompanied by a Nigerian born American citizen, …

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Nigeria tennis players rounds off training with Jose Velasco

Spanish coach, Jose Velasco after a training session with the junior players alongside their personal coach, Paul Moses

*So much troubles in wait for game’s development in the country Top Spanish tennis coach, Jose Velasco has rounded off his four-week coaching visit to Nigeria at the Lagos Country Club with a number of junior national players getting the latest techniques to step up their game. Prominent among the …

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Tennis: Candy Idoko set to resurrects career in USA

Candy Idoko

*Eyes Lagos Governor’s Cup By Olayinka Elebute Former Nigeria number one, Candy Idoko, is set to revive his career in the United States where he has been for two years. The former Nigerian Davis Cup player is also looking forward to this year’s Governor’s Cup in Lagos later in the …

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Nigeria junior player, Inyang retains tennis crown in New York

Gabriel Inyang...tennis record flipping up in good stead

*To feature in Freiburg tournament in August Nigerian junior player, Gabriel Inyang, has retained the Boys’ U12 title at the Beco International Tennis championship in New York. Inyang, who will be 12 later this month, defeated American Alexander Wenberg 8-6 in a keenly-contested final of the tournament. The Victoria Garden City …

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ITF/CAT 12 & under: Mixed fortunes for Nigeria as Togo shine

ITF/CAT 12 & Under Tennis event...Nigeria got mixed fortunes

*Daniel Adeleye disqualified, throws Nigeria’s plans open to the wind It was a case of win some and lose some for Nigeria on Tuesday as the 1st ITF/CAT 14 & under West and Central Africa Teams’ championship got underway in Lagos. Having built a reputation of superpower of the CAT …

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