Tennis

McDan Tennis Training Matches day 3 wrap

Jephet Bagerbaseh

Day 3 of the McDan Foundation Tennis Training Matches saw men’s top seed Jephet Bagerbaseh knock out Henry Asokwa in two straight sets winning 6-3, 6-0.

Felix Hammond also beat Pascal Ziyab 7-5, 7-5 in a very pulsating round of 16 clash to advance to the quarterfinals.

Samuel Antwi defeated Daniel Quartey 6-1, 6-1 to also book his place in the quarterfinals.

Here’s how the other games ended in men’s division:

  • Bernard Ashitey Armaah def. Clement Alisi
    6-0,6-1
  • Richmond Armaah def. Emmanuel Antwi
    6-3,6-2
  • Benjamin Fumi def. Richard Okine
    6-1, 6-1
  • Johnson Acquah def. Patrick Tenkorang
    6-1,6-1

However, the most anticipated game between the McKorley sisters, Yayra and Shika is set to take place on Thursday, October 22.

The sisters who have both previously, undergone training in the ranks of the legendary, Odartey Annan and currently under the tutelage of coach Ayi Dartey look poised to give spectators a real showdown.

Shika booked her place in the quarterfinals with a dominant display by knocking out Lawrencia Manu in 2 straight sets to secure a 6-0, 6-2 victory only after Yayra Mckorley in the late hours of Tuesday morning, had seen off competition from Margaret Donkor to win 7-5, 6-3 in a very competitive encounter.

Other fixtures in the quarterfinals match-up include women’s top seed, Yvonne Bruce-Tagoe featuring Lawrencia Aghoghorbia with Johnson Acquah facing off Bernard Ashitey Armaah as the tournament nears closer to the finals of the professional category.