March 20, 2013

Top Seed Oringa, Muyanja Storm Uganda Open Third Round

David Oringa In Action
David Oringa In Action

The defending champion David Oringa and Henry Muyanja have stormed the pre- quarter finals of the on-going Castle Lite Uganda Open Tennis Championships at the Kampala Club Courts.
Oringa saw off Rwanda’s Justin Ntanerenya 6-1, 6-0 in a game that lasted 30 minutes, while Muyanja beat Eric Isingoma 6-0, 6-2.
In the earlier games played in the first round which were completed today after rain interrupted play on Monday, seed 8 Moses Otiti had to fight hard to beat Nakasero Primary School student Frank Tayebwa 7-6, 6-2, Rwanda’s Eric Kayiranga beat Charles Ssenyange 6-4, 6-3.
Former national champion who just returned from the US Duncan Mugabe also humbled Jinja’s Ronnie Ssenyange 6-1, 6-1 in a one sided encounter.
The tournament’s seed 2 Jean Claude Gasigwa, Edward Odockcen and Charle Okurut also made it to the second round of the tournament.
In the women’s category, Zimbabwe’s Fadzai Nawisire beat Mary Ayato 6-1, 6-0, while another foreign player Megdne Ngabire from Rwanda saw off Sarah Nabanja 6-1, 6-0.
The event supported by main sponsors Nile Breweries Limited (UBL) through their Castle Lite brand and Housing Finance Bank will climax on Saturday with top players getting cash prizes.

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