Venter Clinch Doubles Title in Belgium

South African wheelchair tennis rising star, Mariska Venter and her Russian partner Polina Shakirova clinched the Memorial Jens Vanherck ITF Futures doubles title in Deurne-Antwerpen, Belgium on Sunday 11 August, 2019.

The South African-Russian top seeds saw off Najwa Awane (MAR) / Ilse van Burgwal (NED) 6-3, 6-0 to lift the title.

The South African Lost In the Singles Final to Huang

Venter also reached the women’s singles final but went down to Chinese top seed Hui Min Huang 6-3, 6-2 in the final showdown.

The former world number one junior will now move on to the Ath Open, an ITF level three event also in Belgium from 14-17 August.

 

Photo 1 Caption: South Africa’s wheelchair tennis rising star Mariska Venter pictured with Russian partner Polina Shakirova after clinching the Memorial Jens Vanherch ITF Futures doubles title on Sunday, 11 August, 2019, in Belgium. Photo: @tennisSA on Twitter

 

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