Participating teams include Sakumono Tennis Club, Aviation Social Club, Stadium Tennis Club, 37 Tennis Club. The rest are Kaneshi Tennis Club, Accra Lawn Tennis Club and Babolat fun Club.
Launching the league, the Director General of the National Sport Authority,Mr Joe Kpenge congratulated the Tennis Federation and assured them that they have the full support of the Authority as they continue to develop tennis in this country. However, he advised the GTF to broaden the scope of the club league and include others such as the military.
Speaking on behalf of the players, Cedric Dzelu noted that the club league was a laudable idea that will keep the players active. He however pleaded with the organizers to give their players their prizes and benefits that are due them when they participate in the league since in some instances their prizes were not awarded to them.
On their part, the GTF will train two umpires for each of the selected clubs to officiate during the season to ensure that officiating during the league is topnotch. The league will be played on a home and away bases bi weekly. Registration is currently in progress at the GTF in the Accra Sports Stadium.
Participating clubs are expected to register up to four players to represent them throughout the league and the clubs will be responsible for the upkeep of the players throughout the course of the league.
The league will also feature social players of the various clubs who will also compete in their own league. Present at the launch was the DG of the National Sports Authority, Officials of the GTF and representatives of the participating teams. The first match will be played between the Sakumono tennis club and the Accra Lawn tennis club