The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has unveiled seeding list for the doubles events at the Nigeria Open.
In the Men’s Doubles seeding list, India’s duo of Gnanasekaran Sathiyan and Shetty Sanil are number one, while France’s Antoine Hachard and Gregoire Jean are number two in the list.
The only Nigerian in the Men’s Doubles seeding is Aruna Quadri who will partner Egypt’s Omar Assar and they are seeded number six.
In the Women’s Doubles seeding, Nigeria’s Olufunke Oshonaike will partner women’s singles defending champion, Portugal’s Jieni Shao and they are seeded number three.
Meanwhile, two Nigerian made the seeding list in the U-21 Singles rating for the championship as Azeez Solanke is seeded number two in the men’s U-21 Singles.
Italy’s Carlo Rossi has been seeded number one.
Nigeria’s Esther Oribamise is seeded number three in the Women’s U-21 Singles behind Italy’s Giorgia Piccolin and Egypt’s Amira Yousry who are seeded number one and two.