Tennis: Garrison beat Ashanti

BY: Nana Yaw Barimah
Four  Garrison Officers Mess Tennis Club, led by S.S. Abebe, last Thursday put up a plucky performance to defeat  Ashanti Tennis Club 7-6 in their friendly tournament played at the Ashanti Club Court. The two teams exhibited great tennis artistry to the admiration of the fans as 4 Garrison won both the men and ladies singles.
 The event, which was organised to celebrate the May Day, began with the ladies singles which saw Blenda Suntinga of Garrison beating Vanessa Mutanami 6-4.
In the men singles, Joe Kordie of Garrison lost to Dr Abraham Oppong 6-2 while  Kwabena Agyemang of Garrison  defeated George  Osei 6-2 with  Kwabena Gyaakye of Ashanti beating Joseph Duah of Garrison 6-2,
 but  Francis Apese of Garrison beat Ryan Asante 7-6.
 In the other men singles, Samuel Ampadu-Kyei (KYIKYISS), the president of Garrison, lost 6-1 to his counterpart in the Ashanti Club, Alex Asante, popularly called "ABELE”.
Kwadwo Akonia of Garrison  also defeated Ben Dwomoh 6-4, with Jonathan Quartey also of Garrison beating Nana Yaw Nyamaa 6-3 .