The 21-year-old Brazilian who is among the top 10 players in his home country won the first leg of the ITF Futures after defeating unexpected players to climb up the ladder.
|Joao Menezes is set to win his second consecutive ITF Futures in Nigeria.|
After the unbelievable feat, the Brazilian told Nigerian Tennis Live that he did not come to Nigeria just for the fun of it, but to win tournaments like every other player in the competition.
The Brazilian is set to play against another outstanding player in Neuchrist Maximilian, the tournament's number four seed, for his second consecutive ITF Futures in Nigeria.
The match will kick off by 3:00pm Nigerian time inside the centre court of the tennis section at the National Stadium in Abuja.