Lindah Janet Shines at the Amani Tennis

Lindah Janet Shines at the Amani Tennis

Lindah Janet Shines at the Amani Tennis

Siblings dominated the two days tennis tournament held at Cosmopolitana Club in Kisumu during the just concluded Amani Tennis Challenge at the weekend.

The event that attracted a total of 160 tennis players across the Western Kenya region and used to launch 2013 tennis calendar of Shining Hope in partnership with Victoria Tennis Academy, saw Diana Kwamboka (who has only played tennis for a month) of Kosawo School winning the girls Under 12 title after defeating Susan Adhiambo 4-2.

In the girl’s under 14 category, Victoria Tennis Academy top seed Lindah Janet lifted the trophy after defeating Agneta Achieng’ 4-0. In the girls Under 16 category, Maria Okong’o lifted the trophy after defeating her perennial rival Lindah Janet 4-2. Ricky Omondi won the Boys 16 after smashing Nerville Omondi of Kisumu Day 4-3.

Meanwhile, Shining Hope Organization have unveiled Western Tennis Circuit which will run in Kisumu, Mumias, Kakamega, Eldoret, Nakuru, Migori with the final leg held in Kisumu. Only registered members as well as top eight players in each age category and are ranked by Victoria Tennis Academy will participate in the tournament slated for June and December (the final leg).

Linah Oluoch, the Victoria Tennis Academy co-ordinator stated that the overall winners of the circuit will be awarded full education scholarships next year (2014). She also urged parents and schools to acquire membership with Victoria Tennis Academy.

Other tournaments to be run by the organizations are the Shining Hope Open, the Kisumu Open, the Victoria Open, the Mashujaa Open and the Victoria 10’s which all amount to a total of 12 tournaments.

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