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TENNIS : Na-Adjrago and Annette Cruickshank win 2017 National Ranking Tour 3

Ghana’s number one Wisdom Na-Adjrago proved his class as he won the 2017 National Ranking Tour 3 title with a dramatic wins over Benjamin Fumi last Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium Tennis Court.

Na-Adjrago won 6-3, 1-6, 6-4 in 3 hours and 40 minutes to take home the National Ranking title.

“To win this final against one the best players in the Ghana is something which is really fantastic for me. I think I played a great level, I capitalize on the chances I had on the first and final set, even though Fumi responded well in the second set, I was much focused and I think I played a great match.”Said Na-Adjrago,

Wisdom had his first break in the set one going up 2-1.Fumi broke back to level, but Na-Adjrago quickly regain the advantage with another break to move ahead 4-3 then held serve to take the opening set from Fumi to win 6-3.Fumi bounced back in the second set and broke  Na-Adjrago 4 times to go up 5-1 and won the set 6-1.

In the final set: Na-Adjrago kept up the pressure with a break to open the third and then again to go up 5-4 to put the title within his grasp.

Na-Adjrago has his fourth National Ranking title following the first in 2014 (Tour 2) and in 2015 (Tour 4 and Tour 6) and is 4 titles behind George Darko who has five titles.

And also in the Women’s final Annette Cruickshank beats Fustina Tagoe 6-2, 6-0 to secure her first National Ranking title.

story: Amoakoh

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