Meet Oluwaseun Ogunsakin, who is the Africa’s Top-ranked U-14 Tennis Player from the Southwestern part of Nigeria.
Ogunsakin will be competing in the Junior Grand Slam at Wimbledon, and he has promised to do his best and bring home the trophy.
He will be leaving his training camp in Tunisia to compete in several events in Europe before the tournament starts on July 3 in London.
This is an exciting moment for Nigerian tennis, and Ogunsakin’s achievement is a testament to his hard work and dedication to the sport.
We wish him the best of luck in his upcoming matches, and we look forward to seeing him compete on the world stage. Let’s read his full biography and net worth below.
Oluwaseun Ogunsakin Biography
Oluwaseun Ogunsakin, a young tennis player from Nigeria, has made history by becoming the first Nigerian player to participate in Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world.
Ogunsakin is Africa’s number one ranked U-14 player and earned a spot at Wimbledon after winning the African U-14 championship at the International Tennis Federation Confederation of African Tennis (ITF/CAT) junior championships held in Togo.
Someone with the twitter handle, @Phatill (Latifat Adebayo-Ohio) tweeted and said: Oluwaseun Ogunsakin has made history to become the first homegrown Nigerian talent to earn a wildcard into the Junior event @Wimbledon!
The 14yo was awarded a spot after he emerged as the African U14 champ at the ITF/CAT junior championships held in Lome.
In Another tweet she said: I tweeted about Oluwaseun last week and was expecting confirmation on the news that he’s secured a Wimbledon spot. He’s really going to be at SW19 this July!
Oluwaseun Peter Ogunsakin has emerged as the African U14 boys’ singles Champion after dominating the field at the @ITFTennis & CAT African Junior Championship held in Lome, Togo.
The 14-year-old defeated Ahmed Darmoul of Tunisia 6-2,6-4 in the final played on Tuesday. It was double the joy for Oluwaseun, who had won the warm-up tournament against the same opponent barely a week before.
Oluwaseun has been on the rise since 2018, all thanks to his father and coach, Wumi Ogunsakin – Ekiti State tennis coach.
The developing news I got this morning is that Oluwaseun is positioned well in the race to qualify for the junior event @Wimbledon in July. Fingers crossed with a lot of fasting and praying.
Oluwaseun, who’s currently on scholarships at the ITF tennis camp in Tunisia also bagged an @ITFTennis scholarship which would take him on an European tour – France, the orange bowl in the US before he makes his grand slam debut at Wimbledon.
The left-handed youngster is already dreaming of meeting his idol. “I feel so happy because It’s a very big achievement for me. My training at the ITF centre has been improving my tennis. “
“My favourite tennis player is Rafael Nadal and I wish to meet him very soon” Ogunsakin.
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Age | Date of Birth
Oluwaseun Ogunsakin was born in the year 2009 in the southwestern region of Nigeria, his date of birth and month remains undisclosed to the public.
Parents | State of Origin
His state of Origin isn’t disclosed yet, but we promise to update you guys as soon as we are done with our final findings. His parents, father and mother remain undisclosed to the public also.