The 2021 edition of the annual Zenith Bank Tennis competition at the Ikoyi club, Lagos, continues today with several quarterfinal and semifinal matches taking place across several categories.

All the finals expected to take place on Saturday, the final day of events with competitors in the Ladies Singles final already out.

Julie Kpamor, who defeated Ejehi Effiong in the first semifinal 6/0, 6/2, will be taking on Maryann Chuks, the conqueror of Eniora Oshiga for a place in history as the 2021 champion of the Ladies singles.

Bola Ayorinde will be up against Dele Oshiga in the Men’s Singles B semifinal after wins against S. Osoba and Muyiwa Kayode respectively.

Ayorinde defeated Osoba 6/2, 6/2 in their quarterfinal game played on Wednesday with Oshiga recording a 6/4, 7/5 win against Kayode.

The second semifinal will be between M. Morang and Sesan Dada after their quarterfinal win against Idris Belo-Osagie and E. Aware respectively.

Some other winners are expected ahead of the semifinals and finals on Saturday to wrap up this year’s edition of the showpiece.

It would be recalled that the competition failed to hold in the year 2020 after the outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic across the world.

According to the Tournament Director, Mr Ekene Nwaokolo, fans, friends and other club members have all been enjoying themselves since the start of the competition.

He however called on the members to look forward to a mouthwatering final as he described everyone who took part in the tournament as winners.

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