The first Sydney Katz Tennis Open lived up to expectations leaving the organisers, Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF) and sponsors content and hopeful of a bright future for the sport.
Mrs. Carthy Morton of Activly Sports, one of the partners in organizing the competition described the programme as very successful.
“I am delighted of the standard of tennis exhibited by the junior tennis players” she said,
The tournament is to make the young players active and ready, as they prepare to take over Ghanaian tennis.
Raphael Nii Ankrah won the Boys Under 14 when he beat Nathaniel Allotey 6-1, 6-0 in an interesting game at the finals of the 2020 Sydney Katz Open for junior players at the Accra Sports Stadium last Saturday.
Doris Adjokatse outclassed Jessica Adjetey 6-3, 6-2 to win the Girls Under 14.
In the exciting Under 12 match finals, Lisel Ampah beat Hephzibaah Appiah 6-2, 6-1, while Matthew Nyarko defeated Donayus Nyaaba 6-1, 6-2 in the Boys Under12 finals. Special Prizes were given to the winners and runners up.
The 2020 Sydney Katz Juniors Tennis Open is sponsored by Twellium Industrial Company, IPMC, New York Tennis and Learning Programme, Puma Drinks, Active H.A.B.E.S.H.A and the Michael Nortey Foundation.
Over 100 children from all over the country participated in the first edition of the Sydney Katz Junior Open.
Source:Ghana/myxyzonloline.com/93.1Mhz/ Nana Prempeh