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Ayegbusi, Adeoye target Rainoil tennis jackpot

Female tennis players, Aanu Ayegbusi and Racheal Adeoye have expressed their readiness to emerge winners of the ongoing Rainoil Tennis Open currently taking place at the Clay Court of Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos. Ayegbusi, who overcame a 4-1 scare in the first set to level up and eventually defeated her opponent, Okhinaye Destiny, by two straight sets of 6-2, 6-4 and Racheal Adeoye who outplayed a determined Jumai Mohammed 6-3, 6-7 told our correspondent shortly after their encounters that they were ready to give other opponents a run for their money as they target to win the N500,000 prize money at stake in the week-long tournament.

“We’re ready for this event and have trained hard for it. What you see us display here today is part of our efforts to win the title and we shall keep on fighting till the end’ began the two in separate interviews. “Personally, we trained hard for this event and that’s why you saw us displaying good play. Although playing on clay is a bit difficult especially for those of us who’re used to playing on hard court but we’re not going to disappoint our fans who are always there for us’, they stated.

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