The global desk Tennis Federation (ITTF) yesterday listed Nigeria Open in its drawback series calendar, while it proven August date for the fit.
ITTF, moreover named Mounir Bessah from Algeria as the opponents supervisor, while Nigeria’s Femi George used to be named since the event director of the championship to be held at the Molade OkoyaThomas corridor of the Teslim Balogun Stadium.
With a ticket of $ 46000, Nigeria Open is still the very best prize money tournament among the many ITTF problem series.
For this year, the Nigeria Open will hold on August 9 to thirteen with gamers during the globe expected to finish their registration by way of July 20. the ultimate entries for singles expertise is July 10 whereas the final word entries for doubles is July 20.
in step with the 2017 ITTF problem Directives, restricted selection of entries to players is one hundred eighty, while most effective the last word entries are taken into consideration by way of the organizers and the competitors manager for the participation of avid gamers.
inside the prospectus released at the weekend, a nationwide affiliation can enter a maximum of six avid players with the host getting 12 slots in each and every gender. alternatively, the healthy it will be preceded by means of the qualification events surroundings out on Wednesday August 9 to 10 whereas the primary draw will serve off on August 10.
meanwhile, defending champion Olah Benedek from Finland, has confirmed his readiness to shield the title whereas some European stars have expressed their intention to be part of the healthy.