Lagos Open Winner Nominated For BBC Award

Jack Draper, winner of the Lagos Open Tennis 2018 Futures 5 Men’s Singles, has been shortlisted for this year’s BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Award.

The 16-year-old is currently ranked No. 12 in the ITF rankings and 425 in the ATP rankings.

There are 10 athletes shortlisted for the award and the winner will be announced at BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards on Sunday, 21 October.

One of these teenagers will follow in the footsteps of past winners such as Ellie Simmonds, Wayne Rooney, Tom Daley and Andy Murray.