Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa today named their Under 12 junior tennis team to participate in this year’s La Coupe Le Blanc Tournament in Canada. The La Coupe Le Blanc Tournament is one of the world’s most prestigious junior tennis events. The tournament will be played from 12 to 18 August in Quebec. The team announced is:
Boys: Charl Morgan (Gauteng Central) and Wikus Robbertse (Gauteng Central)
Girls: Zoe Kruger (Gauteng North) and Carli Van Onselen (Eastern Province)
The coach will be former South African ATP professional and Davis Cup player, Neville Godwin.
“The mere fact that South Africa were extended an invitation for this important tournament indicates that the world recognise our countries junior talent” said Ian Smith, CEO of Tennis South Africa (TSA). Smith said that junior tennis was in a healthy state in South Africa. “TSA prioritise the importance of tennis development including our junior tennis tournament programmes and the investment is paying dividends with so many of our junior players doing well in international competition. This is important for the future of the game in our country.”
Congratulations Charl and Wikus and you too Neville!!