Edwards Beats Quadri In CBN Tennis Championship Emerge Champion

Marylove Edwards


Marylove Edwards defeated Quadri 2-6 6-2 6-4 to extract her own pound of flesh for a defeat last weekend.

Number one seed Marylove Edwards defeated number three seed Oyinlomo Quadri on Saturday to win the female singles title at the 44th CBN Senior National Tennis Open Championships.Edwards defeated Quadri 2-6 6-2 6-4 to extract her own pound of flesh. She had lost to Quadri last weekend in the final of the DavNotch Tennis Open Championship.

Speaking after Saturday’s match, Edwards said she was very happy she won the final match. “I fought hard to earn this victory, unlike last week where I was defeated by Oyinlomo. I fought to have the victory.

“Quadri played and fought well also but I am happy that I won the match,” she said.

On her part, Quadri said he was not concentrating during the match due to some issues affecting her.

“It was a nice game, but I only won the first set and lost concentration in the remaining sets,” she said, adding that she would now go back to concentrate on participating in international championships in Europe.

“I played in a major championship in Dubai last year, and that was the reason for my absence on the local scene,” she said.

A total of 64 male and 32 female players participated in the 44th edition of the CBN Senior National Tennis Open Championships which started on May 13 and ended on Saturday at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium.




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