Wheelchair tennis ace, Kgothatso Montjane, represented South Africa in the doubles final at the Victorian Open on Saturday, 6 February 2021.
Montjane teamed up with Britain’s Lucy Shuker in a 6-2 6-3 defeat to Japanese pair of Yui Kamiji and Momoko Ohtani in Hume, Melbourne.
Montjane loses Victorian Open doubles final
South Africa’s @KGmontjane1 and partner Lucy Shuker went down to Japanese pair of Yui Kamiji and Momoko Ohtani 6-2 6-3 in the ladies doubles final at the Victorian Open in Hume, Melbourne.
— Tennis South Africa (@TennisSA) February 7, 2021
The 34-year-old also played in the singles category earlier on Friday, falling short against Diede de Groot (5-7 4-6).
South Africa’s leading women’s wheelchair tennis ace @KGmontjane1 pushed top seed Diede de Groot🇳🇱 before going down 5-7 4-6 in the Victorian Open semifinal in Melbourne.
Montjane is due to play in the doubles semifinals alongside Lucy Shuker🇬🇧. pic.twitter.com/dbieIwXyE6
— Tennis South Africa (@TennisSA) February 5, 2021
Montjane will be looking forward to week two with the Melbourne Open before competing in the coveted Australian Open.
Photo 1 Caption: South African wheelchair tennis ace, Kgothatso Montjane, pictured with doubles partner, Lucy Shuker, at the Victorian Open on Saturday, 6 February 2021. Photo: Tennis SA