The tennis league sponsored by the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) in collaboration with the Nigeria Tennis Federation saw the first phase of the semifinals matches played over the weekend in Abuja .
In the first semifinals match, Team Offikwu of Kaduna which was led by Sylvester Emmanuel, defeated Uche Oparaoji of Team Goshen of Ilorin in the men’s singles 6-0, 6-4 while in the second game Christian Paul also humbled Emmanuel Sunday 6-3, 3-6, 10-6. While in the women’s single, Christie Agugbom beat Blessing Samuel 7-6, 6-4.
Sunday’s results in the men double saw the duo of Sylvester Emmanuel and Christian Paul thrashed Emmanuel Sunday and Joseph Iyoroube 7-6, 5-7, 10-8
In the men’s singles, Christian Paul defeated Uche Oparaoji 3-6, 6-2,10-1 while Sylvester Emmanuel beat Emmanuel Sunday 6-4, 4-1