The 2019 Ikoyi Club tennis competition sponsored by Zenith Bank came to a climax at the weekend with Kalada Kienka and Sule Mustapha winning the singles events.
Kienka defeated Nishant Abbi 7-6, 6-7, 10-8 in the Men’s Singles A final while Mustapha edged Bola Ayorinde 4-6, 6-4, 10-4 in the Men’s Singles B final.
The Veterans Singles final was won by Olaleye Olowe, who defeated Ebhohimen Eboigbe 6-3, 7-5.
To get to the final, Kienka defeated Gbenga Familoni as Abbi overcame the Chairman, Tennis Section of Ikoyi Club 1938, Abimbola Okubena.
Zenith Bank’s Group Head Retail Banking, Lanre Oladimeji, promised the organisation’s continuous support for tennis in the country.
“Zenith Bank will continue to support tennis and sports generally in the country,” he said.
“Apart from tennis at Ikoyi Club, we also supported the last swimming competition at the club and we will continue to do that across the country.
“We have a lot of competitions lined up as the year progress and this is our own way of giving back to the society and most importantly our customers.”