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.
4-times Swiss Open champ Kgothatso Montjane is no flash in the pan, and it’s remarkable to hear a sporting professional of her calibre saying, “My greatest ambition is to be able to make an impact in society and be a good role model.”
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.
SA no.1 wheelchair tennis player Kg Montjane made the most of the weekend by beating world no. 7 Lucy Shuker to win her fourth Swiss Open title, a great warm-up win ahead of the Wimbledon Grand Slam at the The All England Lawn Tennis Club in London, from 12-15 July
Wheelchair Tennis South Africa General Manager Karen Losch says that the Federation’s efforts to empower young disabled girls through the sport remains their priority, and is very much ongoing.
SA no. 1 Mariska Venter beat Nonkanyiso Nyosi 6-1 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the Soweto Open semi-finals, and is looking forward to avenging an earlier loss to Swiss and tournament top seed, Nalani Buob.
South African world number 8 Kgothatso Montjane saw off Nalani Buob from Switzerland to record her first Joburg Open title, at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in Soweto on Wednesday.
World No.8 KG Montjane storms into Joburg Open finals in hot pursuit of her first-ever title at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center, as she takes on Swiss Nalani Boub in Soweto on Wednesday.