Participants drawn from thirty-six states of the federation including FCT are billed to take part in the 4th edition of the annual tennis holiday clinic in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Beginners and existing junior players would feature in the competition organized by Rock Tennis Foundation in partnership with Nigeria Tennis Federation and Ogun State Tennis Association.
A statement signed by Ogun State Tennis Association’s media officer, Olusegun Olukoga said participants have been drawn from thirty-six states of the federation including FCT.
According to the statement, the championship will feature under 16 national open and under 12 closed tournaments amongst others, adding that there will also be open clinics and Davis cup style doubles for young players between ages 6 and 12.
Tennis Head coach, Kehinde Ijaola maintained that the association is passionately committed to developing talented, professional young tennis players in the state.
He said, one of Ogun State tennis players would be travelling to the USA this month on scholarship and will be playing college tennis at the university.
Ijaola maintained that the target is to continue to produce one of the best players in the world.
One of the organizers and a tennis player, Akinyemi Banmeke vowed that the foundation would continue to expand the scope of the tennis clinic as a legacy to further discover talents and develop tennis at the grassroots level as well as encourage wellness in the young citizens; which in the end, will have both long-term and short-term positive benefits on the children.
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