Beach Tennis

NTF Tennis 2019

Five fun facts about the 2019 tennis season

We are excitedly heading into a new tennis season, but before then, we’ve taken a look back at the 2019 season. Have a read below for five fun facts about the season, which are truly interesting. All ITF World Tennis Tour men’s singles tournaments were won by Frenchmen Calvin Hemery From the M25+H Abuja to […]
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The Nigerian beach tennis team reflect on successful outing in Cape Verde

Nigeria clinched Silver medal in beach tennis at the first-ever Africa Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde on Sunday. The team, comprising Christie Agugbom and Blessing Samuel and coached by Abdulmumin Babalola, came second having won 2 of 3 matches in the women’s doubles category. Nigeria had lost their opening match to Morocco on the […]
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Beach Tennis: Team Nigeria claim Silver after final victory over Algeria in Sal

The Nigerian team to the 1st ever Africa Beach Games in Cape Verde ended their beach tennis campaign on a high, following a straight-sets victory over Algeria in the women’s doubles category on Sunday. The team, comprising Christy Agugbom and Blessing Samuel, combined excellently to ease to a 6-2, 6-3 victory over the Algerian pair […]
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Africa Beach Games: Nigeria impress in first-ever beach tennis campaign in Cape Verde

So far, Nigeria’s first-ever beach tennis campaign has been laudable. The Nigerian team to the 1st Africa Beach Games on the island of Sal in Cape Verde, led by Christy Agugbom and Blessing Samuel and coached by Abdulmumin Babalola, began their beach tennis campaign in the women’s doubles category on Friday, 14 June against Morocco, […]
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Africa Beach Games: “We are good to go,” Nigeria’s Coach Abdulmumin Babalola says

Ahead of Nigeria’s first match at the Africa Beach Games in Sal, Cape Verde, the beach tennis coach, Abdulmumin Babalola has sounded confident in his team and says they are good to go. The first-ever Africa Beach Games gets under way on the island of Sal in Cape Verde on Friday, 14 June. The event […]
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Sal 2019: Team Nigeria leaves for Cape Verde ahead of Africa Beach Games

The Nigerian team has left for Cape Verde ahead of the 2019 Africa Beach Games, which will get under way from 14 June – 23 June on the island of Sal in Cape Verde. The event, which is the first of its kind on the continent, is a multi-sport event organised under the governance of […]
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All you need to know about Beach Tennis

A blend of the elements of tennis and volleyball, and of course, sand and you have the fun sport that is Beach Tennis. Played in over 50 countries worldwide and with more than half a million people engaged in it, the sport, which received recognition from the International Tennis Federation in 2010, has its biggest […]
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Nigeria gears up for the introduction of Beach Tennis

The President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, Engineer Dayo Akindoju talks about Beach Tennis in Nigeria and the country’s level of preparedness for the 1st African Beach Games.  According to the President, plans are already in place for the development of beach tennis in Nigeria. The sport, which combines elements of tennis and volleyball, and […]

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