Starlet Chakanyuka eyes national team role

Rising star: Chakanyuka. PIC BOTSWANA TENNIS ASSOCIATION
Rising star: Chakanyuka. PIC BOTSWANA TENNIS ASSOCIATION

Tennis starlet, Chelsea Chakanyuka is aiming for a berth in the national team following her triumph at the Botswana Open held over the President’s Day holidays.

Chakanyuka, who is of Zimbabwean descent, recently attained full Botswana citizenship and used the Botswana Open, held in the National Tennis Centre, to charm the national team selectors.

The youngster was in a menacing mood throughout the four-day long tournament and capped off with a 6-4, 6-2 win in the final against Leungo Monnayoo. The duo went on to win the women’s doubles final played on Tuesday as Chakanyuka emerged from the tournament as a double champion.

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