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Davis Cup: Kenya continues to shine

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As Davis Cup enters its second last day, Kenya started the day of with a bang with Sheil Kotecha taking the first win against Algeria’s Nazim Makhlouf scoring 6-4, 6-3.

In Ndovu court where Benin was meeting Nigeria. Benin managed to score 6-4, 6-3 with Delmas N’techa beating Nigeria’s Sylvester Emmanuel.

Uganda had a tough match against Mosambique which carried on to three sets. Bruno Nhavene of Mozambique beat David Oringa of Uganda with scores of 1-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

Rwanda’s Ernest Habiyambere managed to get a win with a score of 6-3,2-6, 6-2 against Cedric Wouobong of Cameroon in a very heated match that carried on to the third set.

After a very rough day in the court yesterday, Ismael Changawa came out victorious against Algeria’s Mohamed Hassan with a score of 6-3, 6-0. Benin was able to secure their second win of the day with Alexis Klegou scoring 6-2, 6-1 against Christian Paul of Nigeria.

Cameroon managed to equalize the score by winning their first match of the day against Rwanda.

Blaise Nkwenti scored 6-1, 6-2 against Oliver Havugimana. In a match that took nearly three hours Franco Mata gained yet another win for Mozambique after entering a third set with Boris Aguma of Uganda scoring 6-2, 6-7, 6-2.

In the doubles Kenya Kenya started the game on a strong note leading 6-2 Against Algeria’s Youcef Ghezal and Mohammed Hassan.

In a very competitive second set Algeria managed to catch up to Kenya with 6-4. Although Kevin Cheruiyot and Ibrahim Kibet managed to edge out Algeria in the second set with a final score of 6-2, 7-5.

Benin also emerged at the top by securing their third win of the day against Nigeria with Felix Hounkpevi and Alexis Klegou (Benin) scoring 6-3, 6-3 against Nigeria’s Abdul-Mumin Babalola and Joseph Imeh Ubon.

Uganda finally managed to get their first win of the day during their doubles against Mozambique.

Simon Peter Ayella and David Oringa managed to get a score of 6-0, 6-0 against Franco Mata and Bruno Nhavene of Mozambique.

Cameroon finessed Rwanda to their second win of the day with Blaise Nkwenti and Cedric Wouobong (Cameroon) winning against Hamissi Gatete and Etianne Niyigena of Rwanda scoring 6-3, 6-0.

 

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