Kenya’s top-ranked junior Angela Okutoyi lost to Sandugash Kenzhibayeva of Kazakhstan 7-5, 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the ITF junior tournament in Casablanca.
Okutoyi showed her brilliance in the first half, serving up several winners to take the lead.
The second set saw Okutoyi make several errors, which her opponent took advantage of, to level the match. She closed out the set with the third set win.
Okutoyi rued her errors in the second and third sets. “Going forward, I must reduce my error rate to give myself of winning chance.
The country’s youngest Kenya Open winner is using the tournaments in North Africa as a build-up for the junior category of the French Open.