SEEDS & WILDCARDS ANNOUNCED FOR WANDERERS ITF JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TENNIS TOURNAMENT

African players dominate seeding’s

 Johannesburg, South Africa – The seeds and wild-cards for next week’s Wanderers ITF international junior tennis tournament were announced by Tennis South Africa (TSA) today (Friday).

The tournament, a Grade 4 event on the international junior tennis calendar will be played at The Wanderers Sporting Club in Illovo, Johannesburg from Monday 21 July with the finals being played on Friday 25 July.

The qualifying tournament will be from Saturday 19 to Sunday 20 July.

The seeds are as follows;

Brandon Laubser of South Africa was named top seed in the boys of the Wanderers ITF.
Brandon Laubser of South Africa was named top seed in the boys of the Wanderers ITF.

BOYS

  1. Brandon Laubser (RSA)
  2. Courtney Lock (Zim)
  3. Francois Kellerman (RSA)
  4. Jd Malan (RSA)
  5. Gueninle Ouattara (CIV)
  6. Chisomo Lumeta (Maw)
  7. Calvin Jordaan (RSA)
  8. Innocent Tidimane (Bot)

GIRLS

  1. Nicole Dzenga of Zimbabwe was named top seed in the girls of the Wanderers ITF.
    Nicole Dzenga of Zimbabwe was named top seed in the girls of the Wanderers ITF.

    Nicole Dzenga (Zim)

  2. Katie Poluta (RSA)
  3. Nadine de Villiers (RSA)
  4. Huibre-Mare Botes (RSA)
  5. Lee Barnard (RSA)
  6. Zani Barnard (RSA)
  7. Sarah Sarjoo (RSA)
  8. Louise-Mare Botes (RSA)

Meanwhile the main draw wild-cards have been announced by TSA as follows;

BOYS

  1. Bertus Kruger (RSA)
  2. Michael Copeland (RSA)
  3. Richard Thongoana (RSA)
  4. Lance-Pierre du Toit (RSA)

GIRLS

  1. Taylor van Eck (RSA)
  2. Imaan Hassim (RSA)
  3. Ciney Bekker (RSA)
  4. 4.     Mila Hartig (RSA)

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