Hundreds of selected tennis players are expected to thrill tennis fans as the third edition of the annual Baboo Sports Tema Single’s Open tournament kicks off on Saturday.
The tournament which is scheduled for August 4 to September 1, 2018 will serve as a curtain raiser to the country’s biggest tennis championship slated for September 21 to September 22.
Some of the best tennis courts in the Tema Metropolis have been earmarked for the championship that seeks to bring tennis players under one umbrella and also instil sporting values in the players, particularly the juniors.
The Chief Executive Officer of Baboo Sports, Ismaila Lamptey has expressed optimism that this year’s championship will be an improvement on the previous editions.
“With the level of organization and support from the LOC and Tenolf Sports, this year’s event will the best Single’s Open organized and and we know our expectations will be reached “, Mr. Ismaila Lamptey said.
The CEO of Tenol Sports Ghana Clenard Bawa Adayina also pleaded with the cooperate bodies and organization to come and support Ghana tennis
“So far we hit about Hundred (100) of tennis stars and it open to the junior and social players and the junior are coming in their numbers, We have people coming from the GHACEM Tennis club, we have the tour tennis club, we have the regional maritime tennis club a lot of people are coming.”
“As measures to develop the game Baboo sports, this is the 3rd time we are doing this so we encourage and pleading with cooperate Ghana to come on board and support tennis to grow in Ghana.”
There will be awesome prizes for the participants with the winner walking home with a giant trophy, a pair of tennis shoes, a set of tennis apparel, tennis accessories and a 3-months gym access at Baboo fitness centre.
The second placed athlete will get a tennis bag, set of tennis apparel, 2 months gym access at Baboo fitness centre.
Semi-finalist are entitled to tennis apparel, tennis accessories, and 1 month gym access Baboo fitness .
Quarter Finalist will also be rewarded with tennis accessories and 1 month gym access at Baboo Fitness Centr