Sunday, August 12, 2012

Smashers Challenge Cup Ends On A High Note


Amadi Kagoma
The 3rd edition of the annual Safari Junior Tennis Camp concluded run by Sadili Oval at Karen Country Club, with Amadi Kagoma (Bur) beating Barakamfitiye Yusuf (Bur) in a closely contested final, 6-3 3-6 11-9, in the Boys 18s and Melissa Brown downing Chizi Mutsumi 6-3 6-7(4) 1—6 to lift the Girls Under 18s.
Gemma Gauntlett beat Alice Ayoma 6/3, while Emma Trent cleared Sheila Elizabeth our of the way 6/1 to set up a finalin which Gaunlett won 6-1 to take the girls Under 12 title.
In the boys under 14, favourite Sneha Kotecha beat Wycliffe Okenye 6-2 6-2 in the group stages before losing to Sylvester Juma 0-6 0-6 in the semis. Ronex Otieno was made to work and only just slipped through in his semi-final match against Wycliff Okenye, 6-2 2-6 10-8, then again meeting tough challenge in the finals, to beat Sylvester Juma 6-7(3) 6-6 10-8. The round robin tournament, which is a warm-up for the East Africa Junior Open, was well attended, with a total of 37 players between 12 and 18 years.



Other results were as follows:
BS 12  Round Robin
Rishi Patel
Antony Owiti- Davis Matanda                                           6-4 ;
Davis Matanda - Nigel Odhiambo                                     6-3 ;
Antony Owiti - Nigel Odhiambo                                        7-6(4) ;
Davis Matanda - Kageche Kevin                                       6-1 ;
Antony Owiti -Kageche Kevin                                           6-1 ;
Nigel Odhiambo - Kageche Kevin                                     6-1 ;
            GS 12 - Group A Round Robin
Gauntlett Gemma  - Baraka Riziki                                      6-1 ;
Gauntlett Gemma - Sheila Elizabeth                                    6-0 ;                                                                   
Sheila Elizabeth - Baraka Riziki                                          6-1 ;
Trent Emma - Ayoma Alice                                               6-1 ;
Trent Emma - Trent Kayle                                                 6-2 ;
Ayoma Alice - Trent Kayle                                                6-1 ;
SF
Gauntlett Gemma - Ayoma Alice                                      6-3 ;
Trent Emma - Sheila Elizabeth                                          6-1 ;
Final
Gauntlett Gemma - Trent Emma                                       6-1 ;



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