Eric Agyare defied a strong assembly of over thirty five players to emerge winner of 2017 Donyma Steel Complex Tennis tournament held at the 4 Garrison Officers Mess Tennis courts.
The annual competition as usual saw on display players drawn from clubs across the Ashanti Region.
With stiff opposition from enterprising Wiiliam Boateng who qualified for the final after an exhausting semifinal match against Major Amoah Siaw, Eric Agyare claimed victory with a 6-2, 2-6, 7-2 to record his first win ever of a major competition.
The losing finalist, William Boateng gave a good account of himself with some powerful ground strokes and good returns to the admiration of the fans at the courts.
In the ladies division, Lawrencia Sarhene who is fast establishing herself as a potential star in the game of tennis made light work of her opponent Monique, with a 6-0, 6-3 straight set victory.
Lawrencia had established her authority on every match from the preliminary stage of the competition with straight victories over her opponents through to the final.
It therefore did not surprise patrons present when she again finished of her opponent in similar fashion in the final match.
The winners received trophies and souvenirs from sponsors Donyma Styeel Complex who promised to sponsor the event next year.