McDan ITF World Tennis Tour Finals slated for Sunday, May 5 at Accra Sports Stadium

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The finals of the McDan International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tour  has been slated for Sunday, May 5 2019 at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Yesterday, Wednesday May 1, was day 2 of the tournament and it was the end of the road for Ghanaian stars Benjamin Fumi, Benjamin Palm, Johnson Acquah, Bernard Ashitey and Andrews Adu Appiah.

The five made early exits in the men’s singles first round of the Mcdan ITF World Tour main draw with Benjamin Fumi losing 6-2,6-2 to Nigeria’s Joseph Imeh Uboh. Johnson Acquah also lost 6-2,6-4 to Netherland’s Len Schouten.

Benjamin Palm who had a wild lost 6-1,6-2 to tournament No. 3 seed Eric Vanshelboim from Ukraine. Unseeded Daniel Anum Quartey also lost 6-0,6-1 to No.1 seed Benjamin Lock from Zimbabwe.

Andrews Adu Appiah could not withstand Jurence Zosimo Mendoza. Losing 6-1,6-1 to the Philippine.  Lastly, Bernard Ashitey could not earn his first ITF/ATP points as he lost 6-3,6-1 to US-based Luke Jacob Gamble.

In the other men’s singles games, Italian Andre Bassire defeated Great Britain’s Darryl Hale 6-3,6-1. Curaçao’s Michael John Every advanced to the 2nd round after overcoming Russia’s Alexey Dublin 6-3,6-2. Namibia’s Tukhula Jacobs eased through to the second round with a 6-4,6-7(3),7-6(6) over  Zimbabwe’s Courtney John Lock.

The tournament No.2 seed, Ryan James Storrie from Great Britain also booked his place in the second round ousting  Abdulaziz Bationo From Ivory Coast 6-1,6-2.




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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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