Gasigwa wins Bralirwa Tennis Open

Final Professionals J.C Gasigwa bt M. Uwizeyimana Amateurs A.Gatera bt J.P Mugarura Girls G.Umumararungu bt J.Umulisa TENNIS ace Jean Claude Gasigwa yesterday showed that he is still the leading tennis player in the country after edging out Mathieu Uwizeyimana 6-7, 6-2,6-2 in the professional category of the Bralirwa Tennis Open final at Nyarutarama Sports Club.

Final

Professionals

J.C Gasigwa bt M. Uwizeyimana

Amateurs

A.Gatera bt J.P Mugarura

Girls

G.Umumararungu bt J.Umulisa

TENNIS ace Jean Claude Gasigwa yesterday showed that he is still the leading tennis player in the country after edging out Mathieu Uwizeyimana 6-7, 6-2,6-2 in the professional category of the Bralirwa Tennis Open final at Nyarutarama Sports Club.

The 26-year-old lost the first set 6-7 but recovered to win the next two sets 6-2, 6-2 and win a cash prize of Rwf 150.000.

In the women’s category Gisele Umumararungu defeated Joselyne Umulisa 6-4,6-1 to claim the number one place and a cash prize of Rwf 150.000.

Augustin Gatera saw off Jean Paul Musoni 6-4,6-2 in the amateurs category and was awarded a trophy.

The six day event attracted 64 players from eight clubs including Cercle Sportif, Remera, Laico, Kanombe, Gisenyi, Ruhengeri, UNR and Nyarutarama.

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