Tennis News of Monday, 21 April 2014


McDan Open Tennis begins

Over 100 tennis players take to the Accra Stadium Tennis Courts Monday as the McDan Open tennis begins.

The five-day event is for players who are 18 years and above.

The competition will feature Men's and Ladies Open Singles.

The tournament is being sponsored by McDan Shipping Company Limited, with support from Rush Energy Drink and comes at a time when the local tennis calendar is without competitive events.

The aim of the tournament is to return Ghana to the Euro Africa Zone 2 of the Davis Cup.

The winners of each category will take home GH¢1,000 and a trophy.

The best four players of the tournament will get a rare opportunity to travel to Spain for a training tour to be sponsored and facilitated by McDan Shipping Company Limited, the headline sponsor.

The official draw for the tournament will be held at the Accra Stadium Tennis Courts today at 9am.