CBN Open tennis championship serves off June 16


By; Ayo Ojedokun, Lagos.
All is set for this year annual Central Bank of Nigeria Senior Tennis Championship which kicks off between June 16th and 25th at the Main Tennis Court of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.
Disclosing this to the media, Director Corporate Communications Department of the Apex Bank, Isaac Okoroafor, noted that the winner and runner- up in the just concluded U-18 category of the tournament held in Kaduna last month will join the 64 men and 32 women who will participate in this year’s edition just as he announced that wheel-chair tennis will also be part of the competition.
According to Okoroafor who was represented by Mrs. Simkiki Thaanda, the prize money for the winners in both the male and female categories is N 700,000 each while the runners-up in both categories will go home with N500,000 each with the wheel- chair  male and female winners winning N 250,000 each.


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