Tennis hunts P450,000 for Botswana Open

Return: Nawa will take part in the Open PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Return: Nawa will take part in the Open PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

The Botswana Tennis Association (BTA) is going all out to raise P450, 000 to successfully host the Botswana Open to be held at the National Tennis Centre in Gaborone between June 28 and July 1.

Of the total budget, the BTA president Oaitse Thipe said they will set aside P300, 000 for prize money.

The tournament is expected to draw 150 local and international players from across Southern Africa. Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Eswatini, Zambia, and Zimbabwe will all be represented. There are five categories; the men's and women's singles, doubles for both men and women and the mixed doubles.

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