After a week of competitive tennis and fun, the Zenith Bank sponsored Ikoyi Club Tennis Championship will Climaxes today. All the participants in both the individual and team tennis events, who are members of Ikoyi Club 1938 Tennis Section are expected go home with valuable prizes.
According to the Games Captain, Tennis Section of Ikoyi Club 1938, Akeem Mustafa, “Every participant in the competition had been assured of valuable prizes. For taking part in the tournament at all, you are sure of going home with something.”
In the team tournament, the players are divided into the Red and Grey groups, with each group comprising of four teams of seven players. The team names represent Zenith Bank product brands, and there are also the individual events which include the men’s singles A and B, ladies singles, men’s doubles and veteran’s doubles competitions for players aged 60 years and above and super veteran’s singles for players aged 70 years and above.
Mustafa said the championship which lasted for one week, had promoted inclusiveness as about 75 per cent of the participants would be rewarded with exciting prizes and trophies; and despite the competitive nature of the championship, fitness and bonding amongst members was the ultimate aim, in a fun and friendly environment.