Okutoyi and Bhasin are W15 Nairobi Week Two Double Champions

 Okutoyi and Bhasin are W15 Nairobi Week Two Double Champions
Angella Okutoyi in file photo

Angella Okutoyi and Smriti Bhasin are W15 Nairobi Week Two Double Champions

Angella Okutoyi, Kenya, and Smriti Bhasin, India, are W15 Nairobi week two Double Champions. 

Angella and Smriti overcame a tough battle against USA’s Sabastiani Leon and India’s Sharmadaa Baluu in a (6, 7) (3, 5) thrilling encounter. 

Speaking to the media after the final, Angella said they needed to keep a positive mindset after losing in the semis in the first week. 

"We tried to keep the positive mindset of wanting to do good in the second week, which I believe we did," she said. 

 


On her part, Smriti had nothing but kind words to say about Angella and said that she was happy that they came on top after a tough final match.

"I want to thank Angella for playing with me. We had a great two weeks. 

This week we had tough opponents. I want to congratulate our opponents, Sharmadaa and Sabastiani, for a good match," she said. 

This was the first time that Angella had teamed up with Smriti making it the first title they had won together. 

Angella and Smriti had gotten a walkover for their semis after their opponents Magdalena Stoilkovska, North Macedonia and Alexandra Lordache, Romania retired.