Janie van Zyl clinched the U12 title beating Roxy Bredenkamp 6-3, 6-2 at the 2021 Growthpoint Masters. Photo: Tennis SA (Twitter)

Top Performances from Young Stars at Growthpoint Masters

by | Nov 9, 2021

Jahnie van Zyl, Donna le Roux, MariLouise van Zyl and Suzanie Pretorius displayed top drawer performances as they were crowned 2021 Growthpoint Masters champions.

University of Pretoria hosted the Growthpoint Junior Masters where eight girls in U12, U14, U16, and U18 age groups battled for top honours.

Junior National U12 champion, Roxy Bredenkamp found the going tough as she lost the singles final match to Janie van Zyl (6-3, 6-2).

Thirteen-year-old Donna le Roux – who is the country’s leading player in her age group, defeated Danielle Chapman 6-1, 6-1 to win the U14 title.

MariLouise van Zyl who has the seeded second in the U16 category lived up to her billing as she played some wonderful tennis to stun top-seeded Erin McKenzie 6-0, 6-0 to lift the trophy.

Rowan Venter Tennis Academy player, Suzanie Pretorius, displayed a clinical performance to win the U18 girls title, defeating Ané Dannhauser 6-0, 6-1 in the final.

 

Photo 1 Caption: Janie van Zyl clinched the U12 title beating Roxy Bredenkamp 6-3, 6-2 at the 2021 Growthpoint Masters. Photo: Tennis SA (Twitter)

Photo 2 Caption: Second-seed MariLouise van Zyl (pictured, right) played wonderful tennis to stun top-seeded Erin McKenzie (left) 6-0, 6-0 to lift the U16 category trophy. Photo: Tennis SA (Twitter)

 

 

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