The forty third Central Financial institution of Nigeria Senior Tennis Open Championship started on Thursday (as we speak) and can finish Might 29 at Package deal ‘B’ of the Moshood Abiola Nationwide Stadium, Abuja.
This was made recognized on the media unveiling of the championship held in Abuja on Thursday by the Performing Director, Company Communications Division, CBN, Osita Nwanisobi, who represented the Governor of Central Financial institution of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele.
He stated the target of the championship was to create a platform for the invention, harnessing, and grooming of younger skills, and deploying them to signify the nation at main worldwide tennis tournaments.
Nwanisobi added that the championship had through the years additionally served as a medium to take younger skills off the streets whereas affording them alternatives to channel their power positively and showcase their skills.
Winners of this 12 months’s occasion are anticipated to signify Nigeria on the Billie Jean Cup Match slated for June 15 to twenty and June 21 to 26 respectively.
The championship, as normal, will maintain in varied classes together with the boys’s singles, the ladies’s singles, males’s doubles, girls’s doubles, and the wheelchair occasion in each males’s and girls’s singles.
Winners of the women and men’s singles titles will take residence N1m every.
The qualifying rounds of the occasion started as we speak and run until Might 23, whereas the primary attracts will serve off on Might 24.