Saturday, August 3, 2013

Upsets At The Langata Junior Tennis Championships


LANGATA JUNIOR TENNIS CHIAMPIONSHIP

The Langata Junior Championships at Sadili Oval Sports Academy was today hit with major upsets when KLTA top-ranked player and Under 18 Boys number 1 seed, Sheil Kotecha lost to Sadili Oval’s John Lutaaya in a surprising twist of events, in which both players won a set each and settled down to closing it off with a super set that Lutaaya won 10-7.  
Sheil Kotecha lost in final set to John Lutaaya
The other major upset saw 2nd seed Robert Kasombo Nzuki, lose to 3rd seed Henry Ayesiga 6/2 7/6 (7).  Impala’s Marie Owino grabbed the Girls U14 beating Tonia Kubai 6.3 6/3, while Sadili’s Belinda Awino showed her dominance in the Girls Under 12 against team mate Alice Ayoma 6/2 6/2. Newest young talent from the Kibera slums, Charles Ochieng, overcame Impala’s Jacobs Sergelen 6/1 6/4 to lift the Boys Under 12 6/1 6/4.
Henry Ayesiga is through to Boys U18 Finals

The Boys Under 18, pitting fourth seed Amon Muinde, against Henry Ayesiga, will be played tomorrow morning.
This tournament is the first of a series of events in the Nairobi County Tennis Association, that will be run in various parts of the city.

BSU-12

Charles Ochieng v/s Jacobs Sergelen 6/1,6/4
Ian Okungu v/s Peter Kiama 2/6,6/7(5)
Charles Ochieng v/s Ian Okungu 6/0,6/0
Peter Kiama v/s Jacobs Sergelen 2/6,1/6
Ian Okungu v/s Jacobs Sergelen not played Jacobs lost

Winner: Charles Ochieng
Runner-up: Jacobs Sergelen

GSU-12
Alice Ayoma v/s Belinda Awino 3/6,2/6
 Winner: Belinda Awino
 Runner-up: Alice Ayoma

BSU-14
Jain Anchit v/s Antony Owita 1/6,1/6
Jain Anchit v/s Charles Ochieng 0/6,0/6
Jain Anchit v/s Davis Matanda 0/6,1/6
Antony Owita v/s Charles Ochieng 6/1,6/2
Antony Owita v/s Davis Matanda 6/4,6/1
Marie Owino Wins Girls Under 14
Charles Ochieng v/s Davis Matanda 3/6,2/6

Winner:Antony Owita
Runner-up: Davis Matanda

GSU-14
Elizabeth Aluoch v/s Marie Owino 0/6,3/6
Marie Owino v/s Tonia Kubai 6/3,6/3
Elizabeth Aluoch v/s Tonia Kubai 1/6,3/6

Winner: Marie Owino
Runner-up:Tonia Kubai

BSU-18
Sheil Kotecha v/s John Lutaaya 6/7(5),7/5[7-10]
Ronax Otieno v/s Sylvester Juma 3/6,6/3[10-7]
Henry Ayesiga v/s Randiek Randall 6/2,6/3
Randiek Randall v/s David Mukhwana 6/1,6/3
Wycliffe Okenye v/s Josephat Garo 2/6,7/6(4)[10-7]


Langata Junior Tennis Championships


BS 18





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Round 1
Round 2
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Final
Winner







1
Kotecha Sheil [1]







Kotecha Sheil [1]




2
Bye 1








John Lutaaya



3
Bye 9

6-7(5) 7-5 [10-7] 





John Lutaaya




4
John Lutaaya









Muinde Amon [4]


5
Otieno Ronex


6-4 6-2




Otieno Ronex




6
Juma Sylvester
3-6 6-3 [10-7] 







Muinde Amon [4]



7
Bye 12

6-2 6-2 





Muinde Amon [4]




8
Muinde Amon [4]











1.
9
Ayesiga Henry [3]







Ayesiga Henry [3]




10
Bye 11








Ayesiga Henry [3]



11
Randiek Randall

6-2 6-3 





Randiek Randall




12
Mukhwana David
6-1 6-3 








Ayesiga Henry [3]


13
Okenye Wycliff


6-2 7-6(7)




Okenye Wycliff




14
Garo Josphat
2-6 7-6(4) [10-7] 







Kasombo Robert [2]


2.
15
Bye 2

6-2 6-1 





Kasombo Robert [2]




16
Kasombo Robert [2]

































BS 18 - Consolation





Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Final








Bye














Bye












Bye

Okenye Wycliff












Okenye Wycliff












Juma Sylvester














Juma Sylvester












Bye














Randiek Randall












Bye


John Lutaaya











Mukhwana David












Mukhwana David

Otieno Ronex






4-2 2-4 [18-16] 





Otieno Ronex












Garo Josphat














Garo Josphat















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