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Lucas Sithole Withdraws from Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Monday, 28 November 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa. – Wheelchair Tennis South Africa announced on Monday that the two-time Grand Slam Champion Lucas Sithole has withdrawn from the season ending NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London, Great Britain. The tournament, due to take place from November 30 until December 4, will be staged at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the third year in a row. He was due to be the second seed in the six-player tournament behind American…

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Sithole Wins First Major Regional Annual Sports Award

The two-time Grand Slam wheelchair tennis champion Lucas Sithole added to his accolades the Regional Annual Sports Awards (RASA)’s Sportsman of the year with a disability on Saturday. The awards which celebrated the African excellence and comprised of 10 African states were announced last night at Birchwood Estate in Ekurhuleni. The Kwazulu-Natal star who holds 32 singles titles came out ahead of Namibia’s newest star and Special Olympics Games gold medalist Ruben Gowaseb and athletics T12 star Lucky Chitembe from Zimbabwe. Sithole recorded his first…

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Sithole finish second place at NEC Masters

Monday, 07 December 2015, London, Great Britain. – South African quad ace Lucas Sithole finished in the second place at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters after losing to defending champion David Wagner in the finals on Sunday when the season-ending elite tournament reached a stunning climax at Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre in London. The championships which featured only the top eight men’s and women’s players and the top four quad players was staged from 2-6 December 2015. The victory marked the 39-year-old American’s…

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