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Harris and Simmonds Taking on New Opponents in Digicall Futures 1 Finals

Stellenbosch, South Africa –  Chanel Simmonds and Lloyd Harris will once again play in the final, but will come up against different opponents in the second of the three Digicall Futures tennis tournaments. Simmonds and Harris won the Digicall Futures 1 tournament last week. Tomorrow Simmonds, the top seeded woman, will come up against Russia’s Margarita Lazareva who beat German Julyette Maria Josephine to advance. This is after Simmonds demolished the fourth seed Lauren Embree from America 6-0, 6-3 in 1 hour and 19 minutes. …

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South Africa’s Nik Scholtz wins Digicall Futures 1

Stellenbosch, South Africa – South African Davis Cup player, Nik Scholtz captured his seventh Futures title in Stellenbosch on Sunday. Second seeded Scholtz upset top seeded Austrian, Pascal Brunner 7-6 (5) 7-5 in the final played at the Maties Tennis Club on the University of Stellenbosch sports grounds. Scholtz, from the Boland pleased the hometown fans and beat the extremely hot conditions and fought hard throughout the two hours twenty three minute battle. It wasn’t all smooth sailing for the 24 year old. “The fact…

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South African tennis stars shine in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch, South Africa – It was a good day for seeded South Africans in the Digicall Futures 1 international tennis tournament in Stellenbosch on Thursday. In the much anticipated men’s singles second round clash, second seed Nik Scholtz of South Africa beat unseeded Wesley Whitehouse of New Zealand 7-6 (2), 6-3. Whitehouse a former South African and Junior Wimbledon Champion, started off strongly, breaking serve in the opening game and lead of 3-0 in the first set. But 24 year old Scholtz proved to be…

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Youngsters excel at Digicall Futures 1

Stellenbosch, South Africa – 18-year-old  Capetonian Lloyd Harris impressed on the first day of the Digicall Futures tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. The tournament is the first of three international Futures tournaments being played at the university of Stellenbosch with the finals this Sunday. Harris – a member of the South African Davis Cup Squad – is seeded fourth in the tournament. He started on track in Coetzenberg with an easy 6-0, 6-3 win over unseeded countryman John Myburgh. “It was a satisfactory start to the…

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Seeds and wildcards accounced for Digicall Futures 1

Stellenbosch, South Africa – Tennis South Africa (TSA) announced the seeds and wildcards for the Digicall Futures 1 on Friday (today). The Digicall Futures 1 will be played in Stellenbosch from Monday 2 November with the final played on Sunday 8 November at the Maties Tennis Club on the University of Stellenbosch sporting grounds. The qualifying rounds for the tournament will be from Saturday 31 October and Sunday 1 November. This tournament will see players from 12 different countries taking part. Both the men’s and…

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