The 2019 edition of the Lagos Open will serve off on Monday, with the first leg of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) approved tournament billed to end on Sunday, 13 October at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan.
Chairman of the Local Organising Committee (LOC), Chief Pius Akinyelure at a media conference in Lagos, yesterday, said all is now set for the tournament, which has been holding since 2000, to celebrate the sitting Executive Governor of Lagos State.
“Lagos Open is in the highest category and is now known as an M25 +H and W25 Tournaments for the men and women categories, respectively. So, this year, we have two M25 and W25 tournaments for both men and women, the first from October 7-13, while the second holds from October 14-20. The total prize money, therefore, remains $100,000. All qualified players in the main draws get a share of this prize money,” said Akinyelure. Read more