Ahead of this month’s ITF World Tour events—Tombim Open, the Dayak Tennis Championships and the GSL Open—in Abuja, we relive some the best moments from previous years in pictures from tournament’s ace photographer, Ewaoche Ameh.
The NTF President, Dayo Akindoju (L), who is also the sponsor of the Dayak Tennis Championships, alongside tournament director, Ikani Agabi.
Sponsor of the Tombim Abuja Open, Edmond Ajoge.
Sponsor of the GSL Open, Bayo Okusanya. In the background is Arjun Kadhe of India, runner-up of the 2018 GSL Open.
Blink and miss…
Zimbabwe’s Takanyi Garanganga in action
Nigeria’s Joseph Imeh and Dutchman, Stephan Gerritsen before their first round match at the Tombim Abuja Open in 2018.
Brazil’s João Menezes won the Tombim Abuja Open and GSL Open in 2018.
Nigeria’s Sylvester Emmanuel in action.
Joseph Imeh in action.
Sylvester Emmanuel and USA’s Ronnie Schneider share a moment netside after their first round match at the Tombim Abuja Open last year.
Tournament director, Ikani Agabi.
Maximilian Neuchrist of Austria in action with his doubles partner, Markus Eriksson of Sweden (background) at the 2018 Tombim Open.
Neuchrist (L) and Eriksson in a pose with the NTF President after winning the Tombim Open doubles title.
2018 Dayak Tennis C’ships winner, Maximilian Neuchrist and his coach, Michiel Schapers strike a pose with the trophy after the Austrian’s triumph at the National Tennis Centre, Abuja, last year.
France’s Tom Jomby in action.
Frenchmen, Tom Jomby and Remi Boutillier in a warm embrace after the duo clinched the GSL Open doubles title in Abuja last year.
Jomby and Boutillier in a pose with their trophies on Centre Court of the National Tennis Centre, Abuja.
Brayden Schnur, winner of the 2017 Tombim Abuja Open.
Pedja Krstin, Dayak Tennis champion in 2017, all smiles as he receives his trophy from Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed (M) and the Director of Planning, Sports Ministry, Hauwa Adeyemi, on Centre Court of the National Tennis Centre, Abuja.
Ace photographer, Ewaoche Ameh (R) alongside tournament referee, Iain Smith of South Africa.
The ballboys at last year’s events.
The ITF World Tour will begin its annual 3-week stop in Abuja from 8 April through to the 28th, at the National Tennis Centre, Abuja.