Nigeria’s Joseph Ubo on Monday shocked his Serbian counterpart, Igor Bencevic 6-0, 6-3, to advance to the next stage in the ongoing International Tennis Federation (ITF)-organized championship tagged GSL Open.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Week long GSL Open began on Monday in Abuja to end on April 28.
Ubo showed class in his smashes to the excitement of spectators at the centre court of the National Stadium, Abuja.
Ubo’s spectacular performance put spectators on the edge of their seats throughout the encounter.
Similarly, Spain’s Hugo Largo outclassed his Swedish counterpart, Markus Schultz 7-5, 1-6, 15-13 to move to the next stage of the qualifiers.
Also, Dominik Palan Czech Republic defeated Arthur Bernabe 7-6(4), 6-2 to also move ahead in the qualifiers.
In court five, Simon Yitbarek of Sweden outclassed Abdoulaziz Bationo of Côte d’ Ivoire 6-4, 6-6 to advance to the next stage
In the same vein, William Bushamuka of the United States beat Darryl Hale of Britain 6-1, 5-0 in two straight sets.
The tournment which is expected to end on Sunday will see the doubles finals played on Saturday, while the singles will hold on Sunday evening.