Top seed of the ongoing Mcdan training matches, Japheth Bagerbaseh, advances into quarter-finals of the competition after beating rusty Henry Asokwa 6-3,6-0 at the National Tennis Center, Accra.
Bagerbaseh will now face 2018 National Ranking Tour 5 champion Samuel Antwi. Going into the game, Bagerbaseh has the bragging rights after beating Antwi in the Baby-Jet invitational Tennis Tournament in August.
In other games, 2nd seed, Johnson Acquah won against Ghana Tennis Club’s Patrick Tenkorang 6-1,6-1 to book a clash against Bernard Ashitey Armaah who beat Clement Alisi 6-0,6-1. Benjamin Fumi ousted Richard Okine 6-1,6-1 and will face Felix Hammond who overcame Pascal Ziyab 7-5,7-5.
Richmond Armaah defeated Emmanuel Antwi 6-3,6-2 to set up a quarter-final game against Reginald Okantey who outwitted Desmond Ayaaba 6-4. 3-6 4-0(R).
However in the ladies singles, McKorley sisters ( Yayra Mckorley and Shika Mckorley) will square off in the quarter-final clash at the center court at 12 noon.
Tarkwa-based Tracy Ampah, after upsetting tournament no.2 Annette Cruickshank 7-5,5-4(R) will face Maritime Tennis Club’s Faustina Tagoe, while St. Francis Academy’s Genevieve Kattah who defeated Portia Allotey 6-2,6-0 will play Winneba-based Mariama Ibrahim who ousted Venessa Akuoku 6-4,6-0.
Ladies No.1 seed Yvonne Bruce Tagoe will battle against Lawrencia Aghoghobia.
Story: Gabriel Amoakoh