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Zenith Bank Tennis Grand Slam: Da Silva, Faniru, Ogunsanya Emerge Champions

The annual Zenith Bank Grand Slam Tennis tournament came to a close at the weekend with winners emerging in various categories of the event. Over 90 tennis players took part in the competition which started on May 16 at the tennis courts of Ikoyi Club 1938 it was the 9th edition with club members testifying to an amazing display of tennis skills by the participants.

In the final of Men’s Singles A, Destiny Da Silva defeated Emelie Okika 6/2, 6/3 while Men’s Singles B Final saw Ayotunde Faniru getting the better of Lanre Odiahi in straight sets of 6/3, 6/3. The Tennis section Lady Captain, Wemimo Ogunsanya, was involved in a final match that stole the show on the final day of the event. Ogunsanya was dragged to the limit by her opponent in the Ladies Singles final.

She came back from one set down to defeat Maryann Chuks 5/7, 7/5, 10-7 in a keenly contested encounter as the spectators were kept at the edge of their seats for the better part of the interesting final. In the Men’s Veterans Singles, Godwin Kienka retained his crown in grand style as he defeated Edet Akpaso 6/2, 2/0 (Scratch).

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