Tennis: Quaye, Brew excel at Accra City Open

Jonathan Quaye put up a spirited performance to beat Andrews Adu-Appiah to emerge winner of the semi-professional event of the Accra City Tennis Open championship which ended at the Accra Lawn Tennis Club, near Ridge in Accra on Saturday.

Quaye overcame a first set scare to win 3-6, 6-3 10-3 to emerge victorious in the most thrilling final of the competition.

George Heckson won the Men’s 35-44 age category final after defeating Edet Pius 6-3,6-0 in another competitive final.

Both clashed in the final after recording semi final victories over Ismaila Lamptey (6-1,6-2) and Nana Sam Awortwi (7-6(3),6-3), respectively.

In the Men’s 45-54 age division, Jesse Debordes lost to Daniel Appiah 6-4,6-3 having both defeated Michael Sarfo (6-3,6-3) and Massimalino (6-3,6-0) in their semi final clashes.

Kobby Brew won the Men’s 55-64 category with a win over Henry Nortey with an authoritative 6-2,6-1 victory.

They booked the final tickets after accounting for Larkai Lartey (6-4,6-1) and Edmund Botchway (7-6(7),5-2(R) in their semi final games.

Tournament Coordinator, Peter Annan, expressed gratitude to the Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) of the Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, National Sports Authority (NSA) Director General, Prof. Peter Twumasi, Mr. Eddy Annan and other high profile tennis enthusiasts for their support for the tourney supported by GOIL, Enterprise Group and Sikkens Paints.


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