South African top wheelchair tennis ace and world number 7, Kgothatso Montjane, is among a list of stars opting to skip this year’s US Open. The 2020 Momentum gsport Awards Athlete with Disability finalist says due to Covid-19 it is unsafe for her to travel.
Former gsport Awards Ministerial Awards recipient, University of Johannesburg’s Professor Cora Burnett-Louw chats to Celine Abrahams about her research projects, her passion for sport and giving women the platform to build their sporting careers.
South African wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane earned her first doubles final at the US Open after a comeback in the deciding set with German partner Sabine Ellerbrock, eliminating Marjolein Buis and Dana Mathewson
The Estée Lauder pamper means Everyone was Beautiful at the 2014 SPAR gsport Awards
Coming off a top 10 finish at the Meier LPGA Classic in Michigan, SA’s reigning Investec Cup for Ladies champion Lee-Anne Pace is in great shape for the season’s fourth Women’s Major Championship
Sunette Viljoen, who narrowly missed out on an Olympic medal in London, will be back in action on Thursday night when she lines up in the women’s javelin throw competition in Switzerland.
Overnight play in Flushing Meadows, New York, saw the exit of the Liezel Huber / Sania Mirza team at the 2006 US Open, after being overpowered 3-6 6-3 7-5 by the 6th-seeded Kveta Peschke and Francesca Schiavone.
Liezel Huber opened her account overnight at the 2006 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, when she and doubles parner Indian Sania Mirza defeated their first round opponents, American pair Angela Haynes and Neha Uberio 6-4 6-0.