All set for 2019 Baboo Tennis Singles Open final

The 2019 Baboo Sports Tennis Singles Open organised by the CEO of Baboo Sports, Mr Ismaila Nii Lante Lamptey is set to be held today at the TOR Tennis Court in Tema.

The grand finale will see 14 tennis players from different tennis clubs across the country competing in seven different categories for honours.

It also serves as a platform for players to exhibit their skills, socialise, network and also promote the participation of women in tennis, and will see 160 tennis players take to the hard court to compete for honours in the seven categories.

‘The Queens’ category; a maiden event by the organisers will see Kate Coleman (Ghana Police Service) come up against Yvonne Bruce Tagoe (VRA Tennis Club); Paa Kofi Grant (TOR Tennis Club) will play Bob Williams (GCB Tennis Club) in the above 60 years category. Ghana Tennis Federation President, Isaac Aboagye Duah (AMTEC) will lock horns with David Kisseh (Kaneshie Tennis Club) in the 46-59 years category.

The special group, which is made up of semi-professional and coaches, also has Isaac Bempo (Ghacem Tennis Club) and Job Obimpeh (Tema Tennis Club). The professional category has Isaac Tritriku (Ghacem Tennis Club) and Samuel Antwi (Atomic Tennis Club). Finally, the U-16 boys will see Desmond Ayaba (Baboo Sports Academy) play Amos Asante (Saint Francis Academy).

Winners in each category will receive a trophy, tennis shoes, tennis accessories and three-month gym access to the Baboo Fitness Centre. Runners-up will receive a tennis bag and a two-month gym access at the Baboo Fitness Centre.

The semi finalists will receive tennis apparels and a month gym access at the Baboo Fitness Centre while quarterfinalists will go home with tennis accessories and a month gym access at the Baboo Fitness Centre.

However, the winner in the professional category will go home with a cash prize of GH¢500, the runner-up will take home GH¢400, semi and quarter finalists will go home with GH¢350 and GH¢200 respectively.

The winner of the U-16 boys will receive an educational scholarship worth $300 and $200 to the 1st runner-up. Finalists in each category will receive gift vouchers from Royal Nick Hotel and Best Western Plus Accra Beach Hotel.

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