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Sylvester, Babalola in CBN tennis men’s final


Sylvester Emmanuel

Quadri Faces Agugbom In Women’s Event
Sylvester Emmanuel showed why he is highly rated in Nigerian tennis circuit when he defeated Thomas Otu 6-3, 6-1 to qualify for the final of the CBN Senior Tennis Tournament, where he will meet Abdulmumuni Babalola, who beat Imeh Joseph 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the second semifinals.

The final match, which is a repeat of last year’s championship game, will see
Sylvester aiming to hold on to his crown against an opponent he beat 2-1 the last time they met in the competition.

Junior sensation, Oyinlomo Quadri, who added Blessing Anuna to her list of victims with a 6-0, 6-0 win in one of the semifinals, will meet number two seed, Christy Agugbom in the women final. Agugbom beat hard-fighting Aanu Aiyegbusi 7-5, 6-1 in the second semifinal.

Earlier yesterday, Oyinlomo Quadri combined with Tenu-Michael to beat the duo of Christy Agugbom and Blessing Samuel 6-2, 6-3 to win the women’s doubles title.


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