Locals embrace wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair tennis gradually gaining popularity in the country PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Wheelchair tennis gradually gaining popularity in the country PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Local youngsters have embraced wheelchair tennis programme launched over the weekend at the Notwane Tennis Courts in Gaborone.

South African renowned wheelchair tennis coach, Patrick Selepe, groomed the crop of youngsters and coaches.

The presence of South Africa wheelchair tennis sensation Alwande Sikhosana was meant to inspire the youngsters. Selepe told Sport Monitor that they were in Gaborone to support Botswana wheelchair tennis with assistance from the International Tennis Federation (ITF). “The reason we are here is bigger than Botswana because we lack as Africa when it comes to participation in wheelchair tennis.

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