Stellenbosch, South Africa – Next month, international tennis returns to Stellenbosch in the Boland when three consecutive weeks of Digicall Futures will be played from 31 October to 22 November.
The tournaments are international men’s and women’s events to be played at the University of Stellenbosch. Players participating will earn all important world rankings.
A strong entry of local and international are expected to enter and already confirmation has been received that two of South Africa’s Davis Cup squad members namely Nik Scholtz and Lloyd Harris will be playing. Harris is South Africa’s top ranked world junior player and is seen by many as the brightest prospect in our country.
In the women’s draw South African Fed Cup player Madrie Le Roux will be in action.
The final entry list for the men’s and women’s Digicall Futures 1 will be announced on Thursday 22 October.
The Digicall Futures will serve as an important platform for South Africa’s top junior players to launch their professional careers. Tennis South Africa have decided to host two international junior tournaments sponsored by the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport the two weeks prior to the Digicall Futures. The tournaments to be played at the same venue of the Futures will allow the junior players an opportunity to remain in Stellenbosch and take of the challenge of the Futures tournaments.