Tuesday , May 18 2021

Kenyans advancing: Randiek, Njogu sail in the third round after eliminating their opponents



Kenyan duo of Ryan Randiek and Albert Njogu descended to the third round of the first round of the International Tennis Tennis circuit in the East African International Tennis Federation (ITF) after winning the two matches the day after the Nairobi club.

Randiek has flown, thanks to his 6-2, 6-2 victory over Youssef Baccouche of France, while Njogu threw Denzel Seetso from Botswana 6-1,6-1 to reserve the third round, where he – Joined their compatriot Derrick Ominde, he had qualified on Tuesday evening. Randky, who struck hard, showed early signs of success in the third round after making a four-game lead after breaking his opponent, served twice and managed to use it well, to ease the pressure on his side.

However, he admitted the fifth match, but made amendments in the next game to stretch his lead to 5-1. France fired another one, but his efforts were removed because he lost his eighth game to Randiek and the opening set. Things were not different in the second set, while Randiek ordered the debuts and admitted two games that could not prevent him from advancing in the next round.

Following his victory, Randiek will meet Seychelles' Damien Laporte in the third round. Laporte won in similar sets of 6-0 on Aryan Esmaeilpourfallan from Iran.

Randiek has attributed the gain of his ability to combine power and tact. He said: "It was not a rough game as anticipated, but I managed to win a win after I made the weakness in the first game of the first set. He had good kicks, but I countered by playing the ball on the edge I look forward to renewing my rivalry with Laporte, prepared in Spain. It will be hard, but I hope I will be victorious. "

Similarly, Njogu had an easy time in court, eliminating Seetso, who struggled to make successful and strong returns, and therefore left the race.

Njogu will play Devin Badenharts from South Africa in the third round after defeating Tunes Talavar from Iran in sets of 6-4,6-3 in the second round of the match.

Ominde who had a day of rest yesterday will play Galfinger Rostislav of Kazakhstan, who won 6-2,6-0 in the second round against Natnael Ahmed in Ethiopia.

The Kenyan Federation remaining in the Sneha Kotecha tournament will take Seke Onia from Belgium in the third round. Sneha qualified on Tuesday after winning 6-0, 6-1 on Occeane Mallevre in France.


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