Young Stars Head Up Billie Jean King Cup Team to Lithuania

by | Jun 11, 2021

An exciting five-member national team packed with talented young South African tennis stars will represent the country at the Billie Jean King Cup Europe/Africa Group III tournament to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania between 15-19 June 2021.

Team captain, Roxanne Clarke, announced a stellar line-up including rising stars Kelly Arends, Delien Kleinhans and Lara van der Merwe.

The team also features three-time African Games medallist Chanel Simmonds, who has represented the country 34 times in the international women’s team competition and Katie Poluta, who graduated from the University of Texas last year, will also add some experience to the team.

 

SA Team:
Chanel Simmonds
Katie Poluta
Delien Kleinhans
Lara van der Merwe
Kelly Arends
Captain – Roxanne Clarke

 

Photo 1 Caption: Young South African tennis star, Kelly Arends, has been included in an exciting five-member national team that will represent the country at the Billie Jean King Cup Europe/Africa Group III tournament to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania between 15-19 June 2021. Photo: NWU (Twitter)

 

 

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