Okutoyi falters at first hurdle in Australian junior tourney

Angela Okutoyi

Angela Okutoyi in action during a previous tournament in Ruiru, Kenya.

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What you need to know:

  • The Africa Under-18 champion, who is placed 60th in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Rankings, lost in identical straight sets of 6-2, 6-2 against the Australian ranked at position 431
  • Okutoyi was hoping to bounce back on Saturday after trailing the match in the first set 4-2 on Friday when play was suspended due to rain and lightning at the Traralgon Tennis Centre

Kenya's Angela Okutoyi suffered a shock exit in the first round of J1 Traralgon tennis tournament against lowly-ranked Yilin Yan in a rescheduled singles match in Australia on January 15.


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