(Posted 26th July 2022)
Kenyan tennis star Angela Okutoyi made history when she became the first ever Kenyan to win a Wimbledon title after she and her Dutch partner won the Girls’ Doubles final at the Wimbledon Championships in London recently.
The 18-year-old tennis sensation on Saturday, July 9th, was competing in the women’s junior doubles with Rose Marie Nijkamp of the Netherlands.
After tying with the Canadian team after two sets, Okutoyi and her partner gave their all and as a result did the Canadian girls lose 11-9 against Nijkamp and Okutoyi (3-6, 6-4) in the tiebreaker.The duo subsequently won the Doubles Junior Championships final at Wimbledon against the Canadian team of Kayla Cross and Victoria Mboko.
Serena Hotels, true to its corporate form, celebrated the rising tennis star with a holiday at Serena Beach Resort and Spa after her return home. In addition has Serena Hotels granted Angela complimentary access to the Maisha Health Club and Spa at Nairobi Serena Hotel, in support of her training needs.