Cape Town - A dream will
come true for 21 high school tennis players after they jetted off to London
on Wednesday to attend this year's Wimbledon.
make up the U-19 and U-15 South African High Schools tennis team who
were capped at a ceremony in Johannesburg at the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo
International Airport by the President of Tennis South Africa (TSA), Gavin
The team will
not only attend The Championships, they will also play matches against top
English tennis establishments like Millfield College on indoor grass courts
and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) Academy in Sutton.
were selected after the recent Junior High Schools Inter Provincial event in
Gauteng North which included players from all 14 tennis provinces.
The team was
announced as follows:
Van Heerden, Sarah Millard, Devina Pillay, Bernice Bezuidenhout, Leander Petersen, Anja De Beer, Jahar Persad, Isabella Sereo, Sebastian Buxman, Christell De Kock, Jordan Gancho, Jade Benting, Lwazi Ngwenya, Hamza Kana, Jason Schimper, Joseph Townes, Nerine Van Der Walt, SP Viljoen, Marjuzel Venter, Damian Muller