Seun Ogunsakin came within one match-win of back-to-back Chevron Junior Tennis Championship boys 12 & under titles, following a 9-4 semifinal victory over Lucky Danjuma at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club in Onikan today.

Ogunsakin, the top seed in the category, will take on Silas Isaac in Sunday’s final.

Isaac was in brilliant form on the day as he swept aside Henry Aina 9-0.

In the girls 12 & under category, 2nd seed, Nene Yakubu also produced an immaculate performance to power past Success Ogunjobi 9-0 and set up a final showdown with top seed, Favour Amaechi, who edged Mary Azi 9-8(7-1).

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Nene Yakubu finished as runner-up in the previous edition and will look to go one better on Sunday. 

Meanwhile, the boys 16 & under final will see the No.1 and No. 2 seed in the category, David Ekpeyong and Daniel Adeleye, go head-to-head for the title. While Ekpeyong brushed aside 4th seed, Joshua Maxwell 9-2 in the semis, Adeleye outclassed Taofeek Mogaji 9-1.

Rebecca Ekpeyong, who was adjudged the most outstanding player in the previous edition, advanced to the girls 16 & under final, following a fine 9-4 victory over Mary Udoffa. The top seed, who’s looking to defend her girls 16 title, will square off against Jesutoyosi Adeusi, who outlasted Blessing Otu 9-7.

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Rebecca Ekpeyong

Final line-up

Boys 12
Seun Ogunsakin vs Silas Isaac

Girls 12
Favour Amaechi vs Nene Yakubu

Boys 16
David Ekpeyong vs Daniel Adeleye

Girls 16
Rebecca Ekpeyong vs Jesutoyosi Adeusi

The grand finale will get underway from 12:00pm on Sunday, 27 October, at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.