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Vemp National Open Organizers Postpone Tournament, Cite Scheduling Issues

The organizers of the Vemp National Open have now decided to postpone this year’s tournament. They cited scheduling issues as the reason behind that decision. The organizing committee were unable to find an appropriate date because of the National Sports Festival which has been scheduled for the 3rd-18th of December, 2020. Hence, the postponement of […]
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The 2019 Vemp National Open in pictures

The 2nd edition of the Vemp National Open held at the National Tennis Centre in Abuja last week. We relive moments from the week-long event in pictures.
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Meet the winners of the 2019 Vemp National Open

The 2019 Vemp National Open came to a close on Saturday at the National Tennis Centre in Abuja, following a week of gripping tennis action in four different categories. Here are those who claimed top honours: Sylvester Emmanuel came into the event on the back of a title-run at the Rainoil Open and did well […]
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2019 Vemp Open: Final day in pictures

The 2nd edition of the Vemp Open concluded on Saturday, with Sylvester Emmanuel and Oyinlomo Quadre emerging men’s and women’s singles champion, respectively. Here are pictures from the final day:
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Sylvester Emmanuel claims Vemp Open men’s singles title

Nigeria’s No. 1, Sylvester Emmanuel claimed a 2-6, 6-4 (rtd) victory over Joseph Imeh to defend his Vemp Open men’s singles title in Abuja today. The 21-year-old had bounced back from an opening set loss to take the second set before Imeh retired due to a groin injury. Both men began their final contest – […]
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Oyinlomo Quadre powers past Agugbom to clinch Vemp Open title

Oyinlomo Quadre, the country’s No. 1, sped past Christie Agugbom to claim the Vemp Open women’s singles title – her fourth consecutive national title. The 16-year-old wrapped up a 6-1, 6-0 victory on Centre Court of the National Tennis Centre, Saturday afternoon, to complete a clean sweep of national titles in 2019. Agugbom started well, […]
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2019 Vemp Open: Friday in pictures

Semi-finals in the singles category and the doubles finals at the Vemp Open were played on Friday. Here are some shots from the action:
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Vemp Open final preview: Emmanuel and Imeh face off again, as Quadre reunites with Agugbom

Saturday’s Vemp Open final between Sylvester Emmanuel and Joseph Imeh in the men’s field and Oyinlomo Quadre versus Christie Agugbom in the women’s will be repeats of last week’s Rainoil Open final. And while Emmanuel and Quadre will be looking to score similar results, Imeh and Agugbom will try to avoid a repeat of last […]