Desmond Ayaaba of Baboo Sports Academy, Tema and Helena Hammond of Stadium Tennis Club, Accra emerged winners of the 3-day National Under-14 Junior Tennis Championship held last weekend at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis Courts
Helena ousted Veronica Antwi 6-2 to win the girls category and in the Boys event, Desmond Ayaaba successfully triumphed 6-3 over Winneba-based Lemeck Bagerbaseh.
Speaking after receiving her medal, Helena said, “I gave this match my best and I commend my opponent for putting up a great fight. I have learnt a lot from the Championship and I hope to continue my winning streak”.
Ghana Tennis Federation's (GTF) President, Isaac Aboagye Duah, expressed delight at the performance of Ayaaba and Helena stressing that the performances witnessed during the tourney would serve as a boost to the Federation in its renewed commitment to
Mr Duah also urged the juvenile players to take their studies seriously.