Botswana: The Botswana Tennis Association will, in the next two weeks, hosts two international events as the country stages two International Tennis Federation 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑 𝑇𝑒𝑛𝑛𝑖𝑠 𝑇𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝐽𝑢𝑛𝑖𝑜𝑟𝑠 𝑡𝑜𝑢𝑟𝑛𝑎𝑚𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑠 𝑎𝑡 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑁𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛𝑎𝑙 𝑇𝑒𝑛𝑛𝑖𝑠 𝐶𝑒𝑛𝑡𝑟𝑒 𝑖𝑛 𝐺𝑎𝑏𝑜𝑟𝑜𝑛𝑒.
The first tournament will be hosted from the 10th to the 15th of April 2023, while the second tournament will run from the 17th to the 22nd of April 2023. The J30 tournaments (Junior 30), denoting the tournament’s number of points to be won (in this case, 30 points for the winners), are referred to as J30 Gaborone.
The tournaments have attracted participants from countries such as Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Angola, Mozambique, Great Britain, Poland and Australia.
The entrance is free, so we invite the public to come to witness some of our great talents in action. Some of the local players in action will include Mark Nawa, Esi Molefe, Chelsea Chakanyuka and Neo German, who recently represented the country at the African Union Sports Council Region 5 Youth Games in Malawi. Matches will be played between 9 am to 4 pm.
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On the other hand, Botswana Tennis Association shared an update in which they said, “Denzel Seetso and Mark Nawa keep flying the BW flag high in International Tennis Tournaments. Denzel Seetso reached the quarter finals of the ITF J100 in Tunisia by beating the local lad Anas Bennot Dit SAhil 6-4,3-6,6-2. He is going to play the Spaniard Sergio Planella Hernandez in the quarter finals.”
In Namibia at the ITF J60, Mark beat Oscar Reilly of the Netherlands in the quarter finals 6-3,6-3 to reach the semis finals. He will play Mateya Stanisavelic of Serbia in Semifinals, said Tennis Association.