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2024 edition of Accra City Doubles tourney ends

The Accra City doubles men and women tennis championship ended over the weekend with interesting results recorded across various age categories.

In the 40-49 years men’s catego­ry, George Hackson and Nana K. Sam Awortwi showed the prow­ess on the court as they defeated Bernard Nii Bortey and Richard Odum Mensah 6-1 6-1.

Also, in another thrilling final, David Carreras and Frederic Van DeVyver defeated Robert Williams and Air Co Nana Asante 6-4 6-4 to emerge winners of the50-59 years category.

Moreover, a result of 6-3 6-0 was recorded over two sets as Prince Ablorh and Mustapher Owusu Ansah defeated Andrews

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 Adu-Appiah for the title in the Semi Pro category of 40 years and above.

Richmond Kotey and Frank Quartey-Simpson on the other hand, displayed their best tobeat Nana Ameyaw Takyi Frimpong and Prince Tettey 6-2 6-7(3) 10-8to win in the age 30-39 years category.

However, it was a close contest in the women age 40-49 years and 50 years and above category,as Faustina Tagoe and Sara Holst beat Fumina Saito and Alipt Ash 6-2 6-4 while Kate Coleman and Linda Sedinam defeated Shemimah Cobblah and Lola Mogaji 6-4 6-4to grab the 39 years category trophy.

In the mixed doubles contest, Prince Ablorh and Kate Cole­man defeated Stephen Borteye and Faustina Tagoe 7-6 (5) 6-4 to emerge winners.

Various prizes, including trophie­swere presented to the winners at the end of the tournament.

BY BENJAMIN ARCTON-TETTEY

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