J30 tennis tourney comes to an end

Celina Joseph PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Celina Joseph PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The World Tennis Junior Tour, J30 Gaborone came to an end over the weekend after a week's marathon with qualifiers held during the Easter holiday. It was played at the National Tennis Centre.

Among others,the tournament was attended by players from Australia, Britain, France South Africa, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, Burundi, Mozambique. The girls singles champion is Celina Joseph from South Africa while the runner up was Tadiwanashe Eunice Mauchi from Zimbabwe. Joseph won the match by beating Mauchi 2-6 6-2 6-2.

Allan Gatoto from Burundi is the boys singles champion after Benedict Badza of Zimbabwe could not proceed with the match due to an injury. When the injury occurred, Gatoto was leading 6-4 3-1 and he was declared the winner of the match. The girls doubles tennis titles was snatched by Chelsea Chakanyuka of Botswana and partner.

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