Joseph Imeh defeated Nonso Madueke 6-3, 3-1 emerged the champion of the 2020 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Tennis Championship in the Men’s Singles for the first time.
Imeh who was last year’s semi-finalist and tournament seeded number two started the game brightly before Nonso exited the game due to injury on Saturday at the Tennis Court, National Stadium, Abuja.
In the same vein, defending champion, Oyinlomo Barakat Quadry beat Marylove Edwards in two straight-set 6-0, 6-0 to retain the women’s singles title in grand style.
Meanwhile, in the men’s singles wheelchair final, Alex Adewale beat Wasiu Yusuf 6-1, 6-2 to win the CBN Tennis Open for the eighth consecutive years, as Chituru Nwaozuzu defeated Kafayat Omisore 6-2, 2-6, 10-6 to lift the Women’s Singles title for the first time.
In the doubles event, the duo of Abdulmumin Babalola and Lawal Shehu were too good for Joseph Imeh and Albert Bikom as they retired.
The combined effort of Oyinlomo Quadre and Serena Teluwo overpowered Omolayo Bamidele and Jesutoyosi Adeusi 6-2, 6-4 in the women’s doubles final.