News

Lagos Open: Oyinlomo Quadre makes stylish start as Sylvester Emmanuel crashes out

15-year-old Oyinlomo Quadre gave a statement performance in only the third match of her fledgling career at the Lagos Open as she breezed past Osariemen Airhunmwunde 6-1, 6-0 to advance to the second round in Onikan for the first time.

Quadre, who has enjoyed spectacular recent weeks in the junior circuit where she claimed titles in Ghana and Lome, suffocated her older opponent throughout the 40-minute encounter.

She will, however, now have her work cut out for her when she next takes on third seed, Valeriya Strakhova, who dismissed Jasmine Jebawy 6-1, 6-0 in 67 minutes on Court 2. The result, however, doesn’t rightly depict the nature of the match. Jebawy played well, but just couldn’t make the big moments count and Strakhova, a consummate pro, took full advantage.

In the men’s field, Sylvester Emmanuel crumbled in his opening match as he was routed 6-0, 6-0 by seventh seed, Aryan Goveas of India.

Goveas, aged 20, produced some outstanding  tennis, racking up 11 aces in the 48-minute victory.

Emmanuel had earlier been touted as Nigeria’s best hope for glory at the event, but when the 20-year-old failed to make any inroads on Goveas’ service game early on and then also failed to hold serve in the second game, doubts resurfaced. And while the Indian played some of the best return games you’ll see around, Emmanuel’s forehand repeatedly crumbled as Goveas, who will next face Diego Matos, ran out with an easy win.

Diego Matos of Brazil made progress with a 6-4, 6-2 victory over debutant Emmanuel Paul. Matos found the breakthrough early on in the first set as he broke Paul for a 3-2 lead and then put his foot down to run with the remainder of the set.

The second set started like the first, with both players doing good on their first two service games before Matos broke for a 3-2 lead. This time, though, he powered through the next three games and then sealed the 1 hour and 19 minute contest with an incredible ace.

Tags
Show More

Related Articles

7 Comments

  1. Please let me know if you’re looking for a writer for your weblog. You have some really good articles and I think I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d love to write some articles for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please blast me an e-mail if interested. Thanks!

  2. My wife and i got more than happy Peter managed to complete his researching via the precious recommendations he got through the web pages. It’s not at all simplistic just to choose to be making a gift of tricks that many people could have been trying to sell. We really fully understand we’ve got the blog owner to thank because of that. All the illustrations you’ve made, the easy blog navigation, the relationships you will make it possible to create – it’s got many overwhelming, and it’s really letting our son in addition to us believe that that subject is satisfying, which is pretty important. Thank you for the whole thing!

  3. Thank you so much for providing individuals with an extraordinarily marvellous possiblity to read critical reviews from this site. It really is so fantastic and as well , packed with a lot of fun for me personally and my office colleagues to search your site at the very least three times in a week to learn the fresh items you have got. And indeed, I am just certainly pleased with your exceptional knowledge you serve. Certain 3 areas on this page are really the most beneficial we’ve had.

  4. A lot of thanks for your own labor on this web site. Kate takes pleasure in doing investigation and it’s really easy to understand why. Almost all hear all of the compelling tactic you create worthwhile tips by means of the web site and therefore increase contribution from other people on the content then our favorite daughter is truly becoming educated so much. Enjoy the remaining portion of the year. Your conducting a powerful job.

  5. I must show some appreciation to you just for rescuing me from this matter. After looking throughout the search engines and obtaining things which are not helpful, I believed my life was well over. Living without the solutions to the problems you’ve resolved all through your main short post is a critical case, as well as the ones which might have adversely damaged my entire career if I hadn’t discovered the website. Your personal training and kindness in taking care of everything was useful. I am not sure what I would have done if I hadn’t discovered such a thing like this. I can also at this time relish my future. Thanks for your time so much for the professional and sensible guide. I won’t think twice to endorse the blog to anybody who would need guide about this matter.

  6. I precisely needed to thank you very much once again. I am not sure the things that I could possibly have worked on in the absence of these strategies shared by you on my subject. This was a real frightening matter in my circumstances, nevertheless observing a expert tactic you handled it forced me to leap with happiness. I’m just grateful for this assistance and even trust you know what a great job you are always providing instructing the mediocre ones through a blog. I’m certain you haven’t come across all of us.

  7. Thank you so much for providing individuals with an extremely brilliant possiblity to check tips from this website. It is always very enjoyable plus full of a good time for me and my office acquaintances to visit your blog minimum thrice every week to find out the fresh guides you have. And lastly, I am also actually pleased concerning the superb knowledge you give. Selected two areas in this posting are in reality the best we have all ever had.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker