Angela Okutoyi bags ITF Junior Championship

Written By: Bernard Okumu

Tennis player Angela Okutoyi returns a serve during a past Tournament.Okutoyi won the ITF junior championship at Nairobi Club.

 

2018 Kenya open winner Angela Okutoyi was crowned the International Tennis Federation, ITF  junior champion, after claiming a 6-3 6-2 sets win over Ireland’s Celine Simunyu in the final  at Nairobi club.

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Enroute to the final Okutoyi saw off Mishenina Olga in the semi finals.

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‘’Winning this match was not easy. But I was prepared mentally and eventually won. This is my first competitive tournament since the Covid19 outbreak, I am evaluating myself seeing where I can reach and make new goals’’, Angela told KBC Sports.

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The tournament seeks to give players an opportunity to earn ranking points and a platform to hone their talent by participating in tournaments across the globe.

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The championship attracted players from Yemen, Italy, and France among other countries.

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The second round of the tournament is expected to kick off next Monday at Nairobi Club.

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