David's interest in tennis started in 2010 when he was just five years old. He quickly fell in love with the sport and started honing his skills. His preferred style of play is a single fist forehand and double fist backhand.
David has achieved a lot in his young career. He has won state and national championships in the junior categories of 12, 14, 16, and 18 and under, making him a force to reckon with in the Nigerian tennis scene. In the senior category, he is ranked as the national number 7 player.
In terms of education, David has obtained the Junior West Africa Examination Certificate and the West Africa Examination Certificate, both with flying colors.
David has big aspirations for his future. He dreams of being a top college tennis player in America, Canada, or any tennis-playing college in the world. He aims to follow in the footsteps of his tennis heroes, Tiefoe Nadal, and Roger Federer, and become a world-class professional tennis player. He hopes to pursue a first degree in an overseas college to help his tennis career and also represent his country in the junior Olympics. With his talent, determination, and hard work, David is well on his way to achieving his dreams.
His Journey So Far
June 2025 - April 2026
July 2024 - May 2025
January 2023 - June 2024
David began playing tennis at the age of five.
He started competing in local tournaments in 2010.
By age 12, he had become the state and national champion in the junior category for ages 12 and under.
He continued to win championships in the 14, 16, and 18 and under categories.
David moved on to the senior category and became the national number 7 player.
He continued to play in national tournaments and gained recognition as one of the top tennis players in Nigeria.
David earned his Junior WAEC and West Africa Examination certificates.
He had aspirations to be a top college tennis player in America or Canada and to eventually become a world-class professional tennis player like Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
David also had a goal of playing in the Junior Olympics for Nigeria.
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