ITF/CAF U-14 East Africa tournament
H. Gatete (Rwa) bt R. Ntatangwa (Bur) 6-4 6-4
G. Iradukunda (Bur) bt H. Ntwali (Rwa) 6-1 6-1
S. Nkurunziza (Bur) bt Changawa Ismael (Ken) 7-6 7-5
I. Shaban (Tan) bt T. Ntwali (Bur)
H. Gatete v G. Iradukunda
S. Nkurunziza v I. Shaban
UPCOMING tennis star Hamis Gatete yesterday reached the semi-finals of the lucrative ITF/CAT U-14 East Africa tennis tournament at Cercle Sportif, Kigali.
Gatete stormed the semi-finals after overcoming Burundian Roben Ntatangwa in straight sets 6-4, 6-4
However, Rwanda’s other hopeful Hakim Ntwali was eliminated in the quarter-final stage by Burundi’s Guy Iradukunda 1-6, 6-7.
Also yesterday, Gisele Umumararungu easily overcame compatriot Olive Tuyisenge 6-1, 6-1 before another Rwandan Olive Uwineza lost to Damaris Mussera 3-6 0-6.