The Chairman of Ikoyi Club Tennis section, Bimbo Okubena has commended the standard displayed at the just concluded Doubles Tennis Championship at the weekend.
ARM Pension sponsored the tournament, which incidentally was the first by the club this year.
Okubena said he was not only shocked about the turnout of players and fans, but the quality displayed by the participants.
“We had lots of fun because almost every game was a thriller. We enjoyed the stiff competition and I am particularly happy that the members also enjoyed themselves during the competition,” Okubena said.
“There are plans to stage more competitions, but I am pleased that the very first one went well in all aspects. The players had a nice time on and off the courts because there was a conducive atmosphere of friendliness.”
In the final of the tournament, the pair of Kayode Awokoya /Sesan Dada defeated Bimbo Okubena/Segun Abijo 3-6, 6-1, 10-8; while Falase Clara/Patricia Suliemon defeated the pair of Sharon Momoh/Olowola Bekeme 7-6,6-3.
In the veterans event, the pair of Falase Clara/Patricia Suliemon defeated Sharon Momoh/Olowola Bekeme 6-2, 7-5.
The MD/CEO of ARM Pension, Wale Odutola also expressed joy over the outcome of the competition.
“I am very happy with the overall outcome of the tournament and I can’t wait for the next edition to come. We are happy to work with Ikoyi Club,” Odutola said.