First round action at the CBN Open got under way on Monday at the National Tennis Centre in Abuja.

Here are some of the best pictures from the day’s action:

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Aanu Aiyegbusi and Joy Sunday embrace netside after their match.

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Joseph Imeh in action.

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Defending champion, Sylvester Emmanuel in action. 

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Emmanuel reacts during his match.

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38-year-old Omotayo Osewa in action. 

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Mary Tenu-Michael hits a backhand return.

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Joseph Iyorovbe with eyes all on the ball.

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Ngozi Dirisu in action.

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Oluchi Ozurumba in action.

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Anthony Leo in action.

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Uche Oparaoji in action, with a small group of fans looking on with interest. 

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Jumai Mohammed in action.

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Omolayo Bamidele in action.

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Jumai Mohammed (L) and Omolayo Bamidele pose for the cameras.

The CBN Open is live from the National Tennis Centre in Abuja from 24 – 29 June.