Sisu Tomegah defends her Sydney Katz Junior Open title

By Gabriel Amoakoh
Sisu Tomegah defends her Sydney Katz Junior Open title

Sisu Tomegah won her second consecutive Sydney Katz Junior Open title on Saturday, defeating her rival Tracy Ampah 0-4, 5-4(1), 4-1 at the National Tennis Center Accra.


The Invictus Tennis Academy star, Sisu, successful defended her title and extended her head-to-head win against Tracy Ampah.


"At the beginning of the tournament, I didn't know it would be possible to keep up the streak and with all the wins," Sisu said. "I'm pretty happy I did it step by step and I just focused on the right things because I think it led to all the success this week.


"Yeah, for sure it was a long path for me since the beginning, but I'm proud of myself."


In other matches, Angel Bagerbaseh won the girls 14 and under category, after beating Ayidaama Akaguri 4-2, 4-2 in the semifinals. Angel Bagerbaseh then went on to outwit her opponent Christable Aduafo Collins 4-0, 4-0 in the all Winneba affair.


Georgette Nortey of Stadium Tennis Club won the girls 12 and under after ousting Jessica Appiah of CMB Flat Tennis Club 5-4(2),4-2.


Nhyira Antwi of St. Francis Tennis Club won the girls 10 and under after beating Anna Nyarko of Winneba Sports College.

In the boys 16 and under category, Doe Adjani won after having a walk over against Raphael Dowuona in the finals.

In the boys 14 and under, Atomic Tennis Club Kingsley Danso won after overcoming Isaac Akuaku of St. Francis tennis club in the final.

Jeff Frimpong of Ghana Tennis Club, Adabraka, defeated Michael Nyarko of Winneba Sports Club 4-2, 5-3 in the boys 12 and under.

In the boys 10 and under, Joseph Tetteh of Tesano Sports Club proved his superiority over his opponent, Mevin Aku Godson of Winneba Sports Club, 4-1,4-2.

Speaking after the event, Sydney Katz and her father Gregory Katz who touched down on Wednesday to witness the tournament in honor of his daughter's name said, "We are happy to witness this tournament. Ghanaian junior tennis players are well-disciplined. I am happy with what I have seen and expect something bigger next year."

President of Michael Nortey Foundation, Michael Nortey, said, "I want to use this opportunity to thank all our donors".