Zenith Tennis Grand Slam begins at Ikoyi Club

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Over 90 players are expected at the yearly Zenith Tennis Grand Slam, which begins today, Thursday 16 May, 2024 at Ikoyi Club 1938.

In the men’s singles, the players have been drawn into Group A and B, just as women and veterans will play in the singles as well as the men and women’s team events.

Defending champion, Rume Dubre is expected to play in men’s Group A, while Azubuike Okonkwo, the club’s captain, will lead hostilities in Group B.

Some of the other players to feature in the men singles are Destiny Da Silva, Olanrewaju Odiahi, Farinu Ayotunde, Emelie Okika, former football international, Jonathan Akpoborie and former section chairman, Akeem Mustafa.

In the Ladies singles, Nora Azubuike, Maryann Chukwueke, and Lady Captain, Oluwawemimo Ogunsanya are some of those expected to compete for honours, while Godwin Kienka and Edet Akpaso will feature in the Veterans Singles.

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