Lagos - The Ikoyi Club hosted the Tennis Challenge which saw
Clifford Enosoregbe and Sarah Adegoke emerge as the men’s and women’s
Enosoregbe was recently picked to represent Nigeria at the
tier three Davis Cup Zonal Championship in Cairo.
As a result, he was eager to prove that the selectors had
made the correct decision. The Benin-based start was made to work hard for the
victory, but would eventually defeat Mumuni Bablola 6-2 5-7 7-6 (10-8) in a thrilling match.
Meanwhile, in the women’s draw, Adegoke eased to a 6-1 6-3
win over Ronke Akingbade in the final.
Ede Osemwengie, the Chairman of the Ikoyi Club
Tennis Section, indicated that the tournament has been a great test run for the
Ikoyi Club Masters that will take place at the end of the year. The standard
for the event will be high as the top eight men’s and ladies will be in
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