The second in the series of the, Media Tennis of the Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship was last weekend won by Mr Ganiyu Salman, Deputy Editor (Sports), Tribune titles.
Salman defeated Fred Edoreh, chairman of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) Lagos chapter.
Salman, a seasoned amateur tennis player came from behind to avenge the defeat he suffered at the hands of Edoreh last year. He won the game 2-6, 6-2, 6-4. The Lagos SWAN boss had in the first edition defeated Salman in two straight set of 6-1, 6-3.
Meanwhile, the tournament Director of the Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis, Prince Wale Oladunjoye has appreciated the support from all the stakeholders who made the tournament possible this year.
He said: “It has become imperative to remember history, using this potent medium to openly acknowledge contributions that heralded this year’s tournament witnessed across the world. Deserving God Almighty for His direct instructions in far away place and quality thought and uncommon skills to see ahead by Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State whose 1999 positive considerations and go-ahead started this wonderful intervention using Lagos as the anchor to return Nigeria to the comity of tennis nations.”