South African wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane advanced to the women’s final of the Joburg Open, played at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in Soweto on Tuesday.

World number 8 Kgothatso Montjane stormed into the Joburg Open final with an emphatic straight-sets win over former world number 1 junior Mariska Venter, in just 40 minutes.

Montjane was outstanding in her 6-1 6-3 semi-final demolition of the third seed Mariska Venter as the 30-year-old moved just a win closer to her first Joburg Open title in Jabavu.

Montjane next faces Swiss second seed Nalani Boub in Wednesday’s final.

The 16-year-old Buob who is bidding for a third title at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center charged into the finals on Tuesday with a stunning 6-0 6-2 win over Veronica Zvik from Israel.

 

Photo 1 caption: World number 8 Kgothatso Montjane stormed into the Joburg Open final with emphatic straight-sets win over former world number 1 junior Mariska Venter, in just 40 minutes. Montjane was outstanding in her 6-1 6-3 semi-final demolition of the third seed as the 30-year-old moved just a win closer to her first Joburg Open title, in Jabavu, Soweto, on Tuesday, 4 July, 2017. Photo: Reg Caldecott

 

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