Kussachin, Brenda win Masipraist tennis

BY: Daniel K. Kenu

Nii Kwei Kussachin put up a class-act performance to beat former champion, Jonathan Quartey, 7-6 to lift this year’s edition of the Masipraist Ventures tennis competition at the 4 Garrison Officers Mess Tennis Court in Kumasi last Saturday. 

Nii switched into top gear stopping all his challengers, including the president of the club, Samuel Ampadu-Kyei (President) 6 -1 in the semi- finals. He also defeated Kwasi Sarfo Boakye  6-1 in the quarter- finals. 

On his way to the final Quartey  also beat Samuel Taylor 6-1 in the  semi- final and defeated Nana Attakora  6-1 at the quarter- finals stage.

In the Ladies category, the twin sisters Bridgatte and Brenda Sutinga faced off in the final. Brenda defeated Bridgatte 6-4 to lift the ladies trophy. 

Before getting to the final, Brenda Sutinga had accounted for Brenda Bangdome 6-1 in the semi- finals while Bridgatte  Sutinga beat Mamud Mariam 6-3 in the semi-finals.

In all 97 cracking tennis players, including 16 ladies, took part in the tournament which was sponsored by Masipraist Ventures, dealers in Solar Energy accessories, Security systems, and IT equipment. 

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The Managing Director of MasiPraist Ventures, Mr Maxwell Owusu, praised the organisers for the successful organisation of the tournament.

 He assured the 4 Garrison club of his company’s continued support for the development of tennis in the region.