DavNotch National Open Tennis Championship has splash the total of Nine Million, Two hundred and eighty thousand naira for the second edition of tournament.
Men Singles and Ladies Singles winners will have Five hundred thousand Naira (₦500,000) each while Champion from Men Doubles and Ladies Doubles receive Two hundred thousand Naira. Winners from Men and Ladies Singles in WheelChair category will earn N150,000 each. However, six winners from each categories including the First Round players smile to bank for their Cash prizes as all registered players are entitled to subsidy of N15,000.
The Winners from the Ladies singles and WheelChair categories will represent Nigeria in International tournaments.
butThe President of Nigeria Tennis Federation (by by Dayo Akindoju appreciate the sponsor, DavNotch Ltd, and assured Nigerians that the tournament will produce new talents where winners will represent Nigeria at the international competitions. He was hopeful that the players will have better performances than what they did last year.
DavNotch sponsoring this competition. This is the second edition and they promised that the sponsorship will last for five years. Champion of Ladies Singles in the maiden edition, Oyinlomo Quadre and winners in the WheelChair Category represented Nigeria in different International tournaments where the country participated for the first time. We believe that those who will represent Nigeria this time will do better.
Mr. Emmanuel Ochei, one of the Director from sponsor DavNotch said that the company will continue to sponsor the tourney for the next Five years adding that the aim is to engage the Nigerian youth positively.
It was recall that not less than 34 athletes will participate in this year edition.