Oyinlomo Quadre, defending champion of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Senior Open Tennis tournament, says she is excited about facing the former champion, Sarah Adegoke in the semi-finals.
Teenager, Quadre defeated Jesutoyosi Adeusi in two straight sets (6-1, 6-1) in the quarter finals on Thursday to book a spot against erstwhile rival Adegoke.
”I feel very excited for tomorrow (Friday). It’s going to be a very good match against Adegoke.
“It’s a match she been looking forward to and it’s the same for me. It has also been a long time since I last played against her. So, I am excited about tomorrow”, Nigeria’s number one seeded player, Quadre said.
Meanwhile Adegoke, who defeated Aanu Aiyegbusi also in two straight sets (6-1, 6-0) in the quarter finals is returning to the court after a two-year absence.
” I was away due to injury and some personal issues I had to fix behind the scene, but I am back now. My game is better and I am looking forward to winning each game at a time,” said the two-time CBN tournament champion.
The other semi-final match in the women’s singles will be between Marylove Edwards and Christie Agugbom. (NAN)
– Nov. 13, 2020 @ 10:15 GMT |