SA Finish Tenth in Junior Fed Cup

by | Oct 2, 2012

SA's Janet Koch is one of the SA trio to place 10th in the 16-team 2012 Junior Fed Cup in Barcelona. Koch is pictured during the Gauteng North ITF at the Groenkloof Tennis Stadium in Pretoria, in July 2012. Photo: BLD CommunicationsThe Junior Fed Cup team of Janet Koch, Ilze Hattingh, and, Theresa van Zyl has come tenth after losing to Egypt at the 2012 Junior Fed Cup in Barcelona, Spain.

The girls had earlier beaten China 3-0, but lost 2-1 to Germany and 3-0 to Russia. The tournament was won by The USA.


9th-12th Place Play-Offs: Egypt bt South Africa 2-0:
Sandra Samir (Egy) bt Theresa van Zyl (RSA) 6-4 6-2
Mayar Sherif (Egy) bt Ilze Hattingh (RSA) 6-4 3-6 6-2
9th-12th Place Play-Offs: South Africa bt 4-Latvia 2-1:
Janet Koch (RSA) bt Elizabete Emulina (Lat) 6-4 6-3
Ilze Hattingh (RSA) bt Jelena Ostapenko (Lat) 46 7-6(5) 6-4
Jelena Ostapenko / Elizabete Emulina (Lat) bt Theresa van Zyl / Janet Koch (RSA) 7-5 7-5
Day 3 Results: Russian beat South Africa 3-0:
Daria Kasatkina (Rus) bt Theresa van Zyl (RSA) 6-1 6-0
Elizaveta Kulichkova (Rus) bt Ilze Hattingh (RSA) 6-0 6-4
Alina Silich / Elizaveta Kulichkova (Rus) bt Janet Koch / Ilze Hattingh (RSA) 6-3 2-6 6-1
Day 2 Results: Germany bt South Africa 2-1:
Antonia Lottner (Ger) bt Ilze Hattingh (RSA) 6-2 3-6 6-4
Theresa van Zyl (RSA) bt Lea Gasparovic (Ger) 7-6(1) 2-6 6-3
Antonia Lottner / Katharina Gerlach (Ger) bt Janet Koch / Ilze Hattingh (RSA) 6-1 6-3
Day 1 Results: South Africa bt 8-China 3-0:
Ilze Hattingh (RSA) bt Ying Zhang (Chn) 6-0 6-1
Theresa van Zyl (RSA) bt Chan Zhang (Chn) 6-1 6-0
Janet Koch / Ilze Hattingh (RSA) bt Jia-Qi Kang / Chan Zhang (Chn) 6-1 6-1
Final Standings Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas:
1. USA
2. Russia
3. Brazil
4. Australia
5. Spain
6. Germany
7. Italy
8. Paraguay
9. Egypt
10. South Africa



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