Nii Kwei Kussachin of the 4 Garrison Tennis club resisted stiff opposition from defending champion Jonathan Quartey to lift this year’s Masipraist Ventures Tennis Open in Kumasi.
The competition attracted over 90 participants drawn from all tennis clubs in the Ashanti Region.
In-form Nii Kwei Kussachin lived up to the expectations of his teeming fans who urge him on to ease past strong contenders including club president Samuel Ampadu Kyie and Kwasi Sarfo Boakye.
Twin sisters Bridgatte and Brenda Sutinga were the finalist with the latter winning 6-4 to lift the ladies trophy in the Ladies event.
Brenda and Bridgatte had earlier defeated Brenda Bangdome and Mamud Mariam in the semifinal which was keenly contested.
Brigadier General Joseph Adu Boampong , the General Officer Commanding the Central Command supported by Managing Director of MasiPraist Ventures, Maxwell Owusu presented prizes.
Mr. Maxwell Owusu was full of praise to the club for the successful organization of the tournament.
"I am overwhelmed by the level of competition and enthusiasm displayed by the participants. I'm proud to be associated with this tennis club, and want to promise that we will continue to sponsor this competition many years to come." He said.
The GOC Brig. Gen Joseph Adu Boampong urged other companies to help promote tennis in the region by sponsoring more competitions with the club.
President of the Club Samuel Ampadu-Kyei, also expressed the club’s appreciation to MasiPraist Ventures dealers in Solar Energy accessories and security systems for sponsoring the competition.