Chanel Simmonds is on course to win both the singles and doubles titles at the Women’s Soweto Open. Simmonds, who won the double title with Magda Linette of Poland yesterday, will face top seed Timea Babos of Hungary in the women’s singles final.
20-year old Chanel Simmonds makes her mark as runner-up at the Soweto Open, losing 67 64 61 to Hungary’s Timea Babos
Chanel Simmonds makes SA history after defeating no. 2 seed Julia Glushko in straight sets on Thursday, to become the first SA woman to contest the Soweto Open semi-finals, her match against fourth-seed Nadiya Kichenok starting 10:30am at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Complex in Jabavu on Friday
Tournament fifth seed Chanel Simmonds beat her friend and practice partner, fellow SA player Natasha Fourouclas, 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarter finals of the Soweto Open on Wednesday.
All seeds unscathed through $50,000 Soweto Tennis Open Round 1, as South Africans Madrie le Roux, tournament fifth-seed Chanel Simmonds and Natasha Fourouclas all on court for Day 3 action at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Complex in Jabavu, Soweto.
Chanel Simmonds, Madrie le Roux and Natasha Fourouclas through the first round as the $50,000 Soweto Tennis Open starts well for SA at the Arthur Ashe Complex in Jabavu