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2020 Abuja World Tennis Tour events to begin in March

The dates for the 2020 ITF World Tennis Tour tournaments in Abuja have been released. The ITF World Tennis Tour in Abuja will have players from all over the world competing for ATP and ITF ranking points as well as a share of the $75,000 total prize money pot. This year’s event will begin in […]
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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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ITF makes adjustment to World Tennis Tour

The structure of men’s and women’s professional tennis has been optimized following an agreement between the ATP, WTA and the world governing body of tennis, the ITF. The new structure, as announced by the International Tennis Federation, will increase competitveness and provide a clear and fair pathway for talented players. The agreement includes the allocation […]
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Abuja ITF tournaments ready to step up to Challenger level – Organizers

Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, hosts three tournaments on the ITF World Tennis Tour—the Tombim Abuja Open, Dayak Tennis Championship, and GSL Open—yearly. A year ago, the President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, Engr. Dayo Akindoju revealed plans the federation had of taking those events a notch higher, converting them into ATP Challenger Tour events. However, […]
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Five unforgettable matches of the 2019 ITF World Tennis Tour in Abuja

The ITF World Tennis Tour in Abuja, which held for three weeks in the month of April at the National Tennis Centre, was full of epic moments, thrilling matches, and plenty of memories that will linger for a long, long time. Here, we take a look back at five matches that kept spectators on the […]
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The 2019 ITF World Tennis Tour in Abuja in pictures

Exactly a month ago today, tennis action at the ITF World Tennis Tour event in Abuja began. It was three weeks of spectacular tennis at the National Tennis Centre, as players from all over the world jostled for a share of the $75,000 total prize-money & vital ranking points. We take a look back at […]
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Musa Mohammed: From ball boy to competing on the ITF World Tennis Tour

Nigeria’s Musa Mohammed competed in the main draw of the ITF World Tennis Tour events in Abuja this month—the Tombim Abuja Open, the Dayak Tennis Championships and the GSL Open—and gave a good account of himself. Before now, he had never played in the main draw of an ITF World Tennis Tour tournament. At the […]
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Former NTF President, Ndanusa lauds sponsors of ITF World Tennis Tour events in Abuja

Engr. Sani Ndanusa, the former President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation and former Minister of Youth and Sports in Nigeria, has praised the sponsors of the ITF World Tour events in Abuja, applauding their consistency and efforts. The ITF World Tour in Abuja comprises three M25+ tournaments, the Tombim Abuja Open, the Dayak Tennis Championships, […]