President, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) Dayo Akindoju, says 2022 Davnotch National Open championship, avenue to discover new tennis talents.

Written by on May 7, 2022

President, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) Dayo Akindoju, says the 2022 Davnotch National Open championship will be an avenue to discover new tennis talents for the country.

Akindoju told the News men ahead of the start of the second edition of the tournament on Thursday in Abuja that the aim was to discover, expose and nurture budding talents.

He said the competition which serves off at the ‘Package B’, National Tennis Centre of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja will run from Thursday to May 14.

The Tennis boss assured that this year’s edition would witness improved organisation and quality of play in line with international best practices as adequate arrangements had been put in place to ensure gender parity in the distribution of prizes amongst winners in the various categories of the tourney.

The NTF boss commended the sponsors of the competition: Davnotch Nigeria Limited for sustaining the sponsorship, stressing that the tourney will help in the grassroots development of the sport and called on other corporate organisations to show more support in terms of sponsorship for the development of tennis in the country.

 Vincent David

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