Wimbledon fever grips Durban

2014-06-30 14:14
Tennis (File)

Johannesburg - Wimbledon tennis fever has gripped Durban where over 500 junior players will take part in the Dunlop Junior Challenge from July 2 to 6.

A strong line-up of players had been confirmed for entry in this year's event.

Boys and girls in the under-12, 14 and 16 age categories would compete at different tennis clubs throughout Durban.

An open tournament for senior men and women would also be contested under the auspices of Tennis SA in a bid to encourage player's participation in the sport after exiting the junior ranks.

The seeds have been announced as follows:

Boys Singles under-12

1. Khololwam Montsi 2. Sam Mcquirk 3. Connor Kruger 4. Tom Mchugh 5. Carl Roothman 6. Andreas Scott 7. Nicos Efstratiou 8. Ruben Fortuin

Girls Singles under-12

1. Rochelle Pienaar 2. Gizelle Naude 3. Maria Mostert 4. Christell De Kock 5. Christine Kruger 6. Deanri Snyman 7. Inge Greyling 8. Neo Mafuyeka

Boys Singles under-14

1. Siphosothando Montsi 2. Hugh Morgan 3. Justin Liebenberg 4. Gerhardt Becker 5. Jonathan Bulmer 6. Kyle Johnson 7. Martin Dijkhuis 8. Charl Morgan

Girls Singles under-14

1. Maja Gledic 2. Jessica Assenmacher 3. Megan Lombardi 4. Lara Van Der Merwe 5. Tayo Adetunji 6. Vanessa Chigariro 7. Danielle Arndt 8. Georgina Kaindoah

Boys Singles under-16

1. Damon Kesaris 2. Richard Thongoana 3. Jan Berry 4. Nikolai Manchev 5. Cameron Petersen 6. Dylan Walters 7. William Thatcher 8. Juan-Louis Van Antwerpen

Girls Singles under-16

1. Corin De Waal 2. Lenka De Waal 3. Jeanne Klopper 4. Lise Stofberg 5. Hanri Stofberg 6. Amelie Boy 7. Brieta Pienaar 8. Jana Van Der Merwe

Men's Singles

1. Lance Cohen 2. Kyle Gerber 3. Philip Franken 4. Clayton Herb 5. Jason Harris 6. Rayne Roselt 7. Joshua Chetty 8. Reinhard Pelser

Women's Singles

1. Caitlin Herb 2. Nelise Verster 3. Shannon Cox 4. Tracey Bulmer 5. Lienke De Kock 6. Robyn Bulmer 7. Kymberlie Van Der Bank 8. Genevieve Barnes

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