Garanganga through to quarterfinals

HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Takanyi Garanganga yesterday coasted into the quarterfinals of the 2014 Royal Lahaina Challenger in United States.

The Zimbabwe Davis Cup player upset Canada’s Frank Dancevic 7-5 6-3 at USTA Pro Circuit event hosted in the state of Hawaii.

Garanganga defeated Dancevic in an hour and 35 minutes with a first serve rate of 49 percent in the first set and 60 present in the second to cruise into his  first quarter-final of the year.

The All-Africa Games gold medallist will now meet Tsung-Hua Yang (TPE), who defeated fourth seed Jack Sock and Jamere Jenkins of the US en route to the quarter finals.

The Harare-born tennis star overcame America’s Daniel Kosakowski in a titanic tussle that Garanganga won 2-6 6-4 7-6(5).

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