Tennis: Accra City Open semis today

The maiden Accra City Open tennis championship reaches the semi final stage today with impressive pairings.

At the semi professional level, Andrews Adu Appiah will lock horns with Eric Tetteh Nartey while Jonathan Quaye aims at an upset against Seth Mingle in the other semi final game.

The finals will be held on Saturday.

In the men’s 35-44 year group category, Edet Pius will come face to face with Nana Sam Awortwi in the first semi final game while Ismaila Lamptey takes on George Heckson in the other.

The men’s 45-54 year group will have semi final matches between Michael Sarfo against Jesse Desbordes and Massimalino against Daniel Appiah.

Battle for honours in the 55-64 year group will be between Kobby Brew who face Larkai Lartey in the first semi final game and Henry Nortey against Edmund Botchway in the other.

Tournament Coordinator, Peter Annan told the Times Sports yesterday the final games on Saturday will have in attendance the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), Mohammed Adjei Sowah, National Sports Authority (NSA) Director General, Prof. Peter Twumasi, Mr. Eddy Annan and other high profile tennis enthusiasts.

The tournament is supported by GOIL, Enterprise Group and Sikkens Paints.

BY TIMES SPORTS REPORTER

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