As announced by the ITF, the 100,000 dollars prize money tournament (men and women categories) will hold from 6-21 October, 2017 at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club situated at Race Course, Onikan, Lagos.

The Nigeria Tennis Federation, NTF,  said the world tennis governing body has approved the dates for the organization of competition, adding that the NTF in conjunction with the Local Organising Committee,  LOC headed by Pius Akinyelure and the Lagos State Government will host a world class event.

“Mr. Ian Smith, a South African, has been assigned by the ITF as the Tournament Referee, while Prince Wale Oladunjoye has always been the Tournament Director since the competition began in 2000, " NTF said.

The 2016 edition of the Governor’s Cup was an exciting tournament as it was attended by players from more than 39 countries across the world.