MEET THE 13-YEAR-OLD TENNIS SENSATION DUBBED THE "NIGERIAN SERENA"

 

"My name is Marylove Edwards. I`m a 13-year-old Nigerian tennis player. I became number four in Nigeria for the senior category by getting into the finals of senior CBN championship in 2017," said Mary, who many have nicknamed the "Nigerian Serena."

 

Tipped for tennis greatness by coach Nick Bollettieri (third from your left in image below), BBC Sport Africa caught up with Marylove, the "USTA Celsius Level 6 girls` 14 & Under tournament winner to understand the passion that drives her game. 

 

 You can watch the short BBC interview above.

 

 

 

 

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