ITF Juniors

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Nigerians Reach New All-Time High on the ITF Junior Rankings

The first ITF World Junior Rankings for the year 2021 have just been released, and a total of 18 Nigerian junior players have reached an all-time high on the latest released rankings. Although, this is a drop from the last ranking, which had 30 Nigerians, many of which have since passed the age limit of […]
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Oyinlomo Quadre Cracks Top 100 in the World Junior Rankings

Nigerian sensation, Oyinlomo Quadre, has just hit an all-time career-high in the ITF World Junior Rankings. The 17-year-old, who won the Women’s Singles title at the CBN Senior Open in November 2020, is currently ranked 92, and is the highest ranked Nigerian on the list. This feat is very impressive, not only because just a […]
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Oyinlomo Quadre Sets her Sight on Junior Slams, WTA Tournaments for Next Year

For 17-year-old Oyinlomo Quadre, 2019 was the best year ever. Having won all national tournaments and reaching the Quarterfinals of the 2019 Lagos Open, her rankings rose, both at the national and international level. By February of 2020, she was ranked 128 on the ITF Junior Rankings, a career-high for her. Currently ranked at number […]
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AJC U-18: Quadre & Lemongo clinch doubles crown in Pretoria

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre and Anna Lorie Lemongo of Cameroon capped off an excellent week of partnership at the African Closed Junior Under-18 Championships with victory in the girls doubles final today. Quadre and Lemongo produced impressive displays to power past the top-seeded duo of Sara Akid and Yasmine Kabbaj 6-3, 6-1 and emerge victorious in […]
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AJC U-18: Quadre & Lemongo march into doubles final

Oyinlomo Quadre and her Cameroonian partner, Anna Lorie Lemongo advanced to the doubles final of the African Closed Junior Under-18 Championships in Pretoria today. Quadre and Lemongo, who have won two ITF Junior doubles titles together, teamed up impressively to negotiate past Maria Charl and Angela Okutoyi in three sets, 6-4, 1-6, 10-5, and reach […]
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AJC U-18: Quadre moves into doubles semi-finals

Nigeria’s Oyinlomo Quadre and her partner, Anna Lorie Lemongo kept up their intensity in the doubles event at the African Closed Junior Under-18 Championship in Pretoria, as they moved into semi-finals today. Quadre and Lemongo, bidding for their third ITF doubles title as a pair, knocked out Ines Bekrar and Wlem Boubaker 6-2, 7-5 in […]
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AJC U-18: Quadre breezes into doubles quarter-finals in Pretoria

Alongside her partner Anna Lorie Lemongo of Cameroon, Oyinlomo Quadre eased into the quarter-finals of the doubles category at the ITF/CAT African Closed Junior Under-18 Championship in Pretoria, South Africa today. Quadre and Lemongo combined brilliantly to trounce the Zimbabwean-Beninese pair of Chelsea Chakanyuka and Gloriana Nahum 6-0, 6-1. For a place in the doubles […]
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Philips, Jebutu come up short in Copenhagen opener

Abayomi Philips and Emmanuel Jebutu fell short in their respective opening round encounters at the J4 Frederiksberg—ITF Grade 4 hard-court tournament—in Copenhagen, Denmark on Monday. Philips, seeded third at the event, fell to Sweden’s Adrian Luddeckens 6-1, 6-2. The 17-year-old 1-time ITF Junior champion (J5 Accra, 2019) will hope to return to winning ways when […]