The 2018 edition of the Lagos Open Tennis, ended in grand style with Great Britain star, Jack Draper and Indian Pranjala Yadlapalli winning the men and women’s singles respectively of Futures 5 of the competition.
The men’s singles final was watched by the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and a host of other dignitaries who graced the final ceremony at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.
At the Championship, Governor Ambode displayed his tennis skills when he took part in a demonstration match as part of activities at the championship. Governor Ambode played against the tennis captain of the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, where he displayed some of his drop shot, backhand and top spin skills, with the spectators applauding while the match lasted.
The competition, which had before now been known as the Governor’s Cup Lagos Tennis Championship, was rebranded with bigger outlook and now christened Lagos Open Tennis Championship during a world press conference held recently in Lagos.