Junior tennis tournament a success

Jamie-Lee Loss
Tennis action took place at the annual Trustco Junior Tennis Tournament 2022 on Friday hosted by the Namibia Tennis Association (NTA).

The action took place at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW), the Police Club, and the central tennis courts in Windhoek.

More than 60 participants in ages of between under-10 to under-18 from across the country competed for top honours.

Eduan Schollij, a competitor in the under-16 finals, who faced Lian Kuhn, said that their match went really well.

‘‘Both of us played excellently."

NTA director Jandre Bezuidenhout thanked Trustco for making the tournament possible.

Neville Basson, head of corporate communications and public relations at Trustco, explained that they try to engage in youth tennis and youth development as much as possible to assist junior tennis stars.

The best eight players from each category will be invited to compete in the Trustco Junior Master, which will be held in October, Basson said.


U16 boys:

First place- Eduan Schollij

Second place - Lian Kuhn

Third place - Oliver Leicher

U16 boys doubles:

First place- Lian Kuhn and Oliver Leicher

Second place- Eduan Schollij and Ruan Calitz

U18 boys:

First place- George Louw

Second place- Lorenzo Danster

Third place- Johannes Swartz

U18 girls:

First place- Minenhle Moyo

Second place- Joanivia Bezuidenhout

Third place- Leandre Louw

U18 girls doubles:

First place - Joanivia Bezuidenhout and Mari van Schalwyk

Second place - Minenhle Moyo and Leandre Louw