17-year-old Oyinlomo Quadre maintains her No. 1 spot in the latest NTF Rankings, after she defended her title at the CBN Senior Open, this year. She has a whooping 850 points, which places her 575 points ahead of 2nd placed Aanu Aiyegbusi, who also maintains her spot from the last released rankings.

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Oyinlomo Quadre, The 2020 CBN Women’s Singles Champion

Meanwhile, veteran player, Christie Agugbom went one spot down to 3rd on the NTF rankings, after losing in the Quarterfinals of the 2020 CBN Senior Open, having finished as Runner-Up in the previous year.

Blessing Samuel who missed out on this year’s CBN tournament, maintains her 4th position, while Marylove Edwards’ run to the 2020 CBN Senior Open final sees her clinch 5th position; she had previously been ranked as high as 4th in 2017, when she reach the CBN Senior Open final at the age of 12.

2-time CBN Senior Open Champion, Sarah Adegoke, who entered into this year’s CBN via a wildcard because of no rankings, returns to the Top-10 at No. 10, after reaching the semifinals of the tournament.

Osariemen Airhunwunde, Patience Onebahmoin, Ronke Akingbade and Omolayo Bamidele all occupy 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th position respectively.

A big mover on the women’s NTF rankings is Nene Yakubu. The 12-year-old impressively qualified for the CBN Senior Open main draw after beating much more older players. Yakubu then defeated former CBN Open Champion Omotayo Osewa, before losing to Aanu Aiyegbusi in the second round.

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Nene Yakubu in Action

In the women’s doubles, Oyinlomo also kept her number one spot after defending her CBN Doubles title alongside a new partner, Serena Teluwo. Teluwo’s victory sees her climb to 3rd on the Doubles rankings.

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Women’s Doubles Champion, Oyinlomo Quadre and Serena Teluwo(R), with NTF President Mr Ifedayo Akindoju

Omolayo Bamidele ranks 2nd on the list after playing in the finals alongside Jesutoyosi Adeusi, who is now ranked 8th. Long time doubles-partner, Christie Agugbom and Blessing Samuel round up the Top-5 at 4th and 5th respectively.

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Women’s Doubles Runner-up, Jesutoyosi Adeusi and Omolayo Bamidele.