15-year-old Tracy Ampah defeated Yvonne Bruce-Tagoe in three sets to claim the trophy in the Ladies’ Professional finals at the Accra Senior Open Tennis Championships.
The 15 year old from Accra Girls SHS beat 25-year-old Yvonne Bruce-Tagoe 6-0, 2-6, 11-9 in an epic final to take the win in a game broadcast live on Citi TV.
After a comfortable 6-0 win in the first set, Ampah struggled to cope with the resilience of Bruce-Tagoe who won the second set to send the game to the third and decisive set.
Trailing 5-1, Tracy Ampah against all odds overturned the tie and edged her 25-year-old opponent 11-9 to secure the gold medal.
In the other games shown on Citi TV, Seth Mingle beat Patrick Tenkorang 4-6, 7-6, 10-5 in the finals to claim gold in the men’s semi-professionals event.
After going down in the first set, Seth Mingle overpowered Tenkorang 7-6 in the second set and 10-5 in the tie breaker.