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21.09.2020 Tennis

Yakubu Lea Wins Isaac & Joshua Nunoo Junior Tennis Challenge

By Gabriel Amoakoh
Yakubu Lea Wins Isaac & Joshua Nunoo Junior Tennis Challenge
LISTEN SEP 21, 2020

Yakubu Abubakari Lea clinched his first juniors title after a gritty start to outwit Raphael Dowuona in the Isaac and Joshua Nunoo Junior Tennis Challenge.

Yakubu Abubakari sealed a 6-2,6-1 win at the National Sports Center, Accra.

A brilliant forehand winner was followed by an equally breathtaking backhand to earn three breakpoints. Yakubu moved forward and hammered a short ball winning the first set 6-2.

After breaking Raphael to lead 2-1 in the second set third game. Yakubu maintained his composure with brilliant volleys to win the second set 6-1

Speaking after the game Yakubu told ghanatennis.org that, "Winning this tournament is amazing. A dream come true. I did get nervous at some point in the match but I managed to forget about how I felt and I had the momentum to win the tournament, which was really tough."

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