Leading Weekend Sports News video for 29 April, 2019
SA no. 1 wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane beat Charlotte Famin in straight sets, eyes tough US Open quarter-final clash vs world No.2 Yui Kamiji
Tireless TSA Development Manager and ITF Silver Badge recipient Mpho Makhoba was once again at the forefront of a worthy development campaign by the federation in its Tennis Fun Day campaign during Women’s Month, which was hailed a massive success at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto
Second seeds Mariska Venter and French partner Emmanuelle Morch claimed their first ITU level 3 title as a pair, when they beat Macarena Cabrillana and Michaela Spaanstra to win the Ath Open doubles title in Belgium on Saturday
World no. 58 and rising SA wheelchair tennis champ Mariska Venter made it to the singles final of the Memorial Jens Open, and paired up with Donna Jansen to defend her doubles crown, in Antwerp on Sunday.
Dalien Kleinhans took her coach’s advice to ‘Go Big’ and easily defended her Gauteng North Junior ITF against tournament top-seed, Began Basson, at the Groenkloof Tennis Stadium in Tshwane on Saturday.
With her back to the wall, top seed Megan Basson came from a set down to beat fourth-seeded Linge Steenkamp in the finals of the Wanderers Junior ITF international tournament for her fifth international junior title, at the Wanderers Sporting Club in Johannesburg on Sunday
SA wheelchair tennis ace Kg Montjane marches back to 6 on the ITF Singles Rankings on the back of a string of success including a maiden run to the Wimbledon semi-finals, and having claimed her fourth Swiss Open title earlier in July.