The 33rd edition of the Dala Hard Court Championship came to a fitting end on Saturday, with the men’s and women’s singles final.
A host of players competed at the national event, but here are those who emerged top of the heap in the different categories.
A 6-2, 6-0 victory over Aanu Aiyegbusi gave Oyinlomo Quadre her first Dala Hard Court women’s singles title. The 16-year-old had expectedly moved through the draw to reach the final without dropping a set, before producing a dominant display against Aiyegbusi to emerge victorious.
In the men’s singles, Joseph Imeh and Sylvester Emmanuel, both whom were yet to lose a set, went head-to-head in the final for the second year running, and it was Joseph Imeh who came out on top again. The 22-year-old put up a solid, solid display to beat Emmanuel 6-3, 6-3, capping off a sensational run in the ancient city.
The day before, Joseph Imeh, partnering Albert Bikom, had beaten Sylvester Emmanuel and his partner, Clifford Enosoregbe, 6-3, 3-6, 10-7 to claim the men’s doubles title.