Monica Retains Limelight at Champs

The top seeds in the girls singles contesting the of the ITF/SATA Junior Championships won through to round 3 of the second leg in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

In the girls singles, top seeded Monica Gorny of South Africa was far too powerful for fellow South African Sarah Ive winning 6-0 6-2 in less than a hour. However third seeded South African, Anastacia Simons was not as impressive. Simons lost to unseeded Alex Walker of Great Britain 6-4 6-3.

Manisha Foster of Great Britain continued her winning streak when she beat her younger sister Anjoli Foster 6-3 6-2, after causing an upset on Saturday when Foster disposed of second seeded Yvette Vlaar of the Netherlands.

The third and quarter final rounds will be played on Monday.


Results of the ITF/SATA Junior Championships played at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 8 December 2007

Round 2: Girls Singles (South African unless stated)

1-Monica Gorny bt Sarah Ive 6-0 6-2

Chanelle Thompson (GBR) bt 12-Elisha Gabb (GBR) 6-1 6-4

Elli Share (GBR) bt Megan Morris 6-3 6-3

8-Minnette Pienaar bt Vivian Vlaar (NED) 6-0 7-6 (7-4)

Alex Walker (GBR) bt 3-Anastacia Simons 6-4 6-3

Alex Sanan bt Thobekile Molefe 6-3 6-4

11-Demi Schuurs (NED) bt India Maggen (BEL) 6-3 6-3

6-Jessica Sabeshinskaja (GER) bt Aimee Gibson (GBR) 6-3 6-4

5-Joanne Horne (GBR) bt Francesca Stephenson (GBR) 6-2 6-2

16-Veronifque Luksich bt Ele de Villiers 6-3 6-0

Lucy Brown (GBR) bt Tracy Plant 6-3 6-1

4-Madelie van Rensburg bt Adri Lochner 6-2 6-0

Dionne Sanders (GBR) bt 7-Menanteau Moolman w/o

14-Riekie Honiball bt Lauren Townrow (GBR) 4-6 6-2 7-5

10-Ekaterina Nikitina (RUS) bt Lauren Stewart 6-2 6-0

Manisha Foster (GBR) bt Anjoli Foster (GBR) 6-3 6-2

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