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South Africa celebrates world wheelchair tennis day

Over eighty (80) wheelchair tennis players from three provinces in South Africa took to the tennis courts in celebration of the annual International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Tennis Day on Monday (4 March) in an effort to promote able-bodied and wheelchair tennis and increase participation among young players around the globe.

World Tennis Day celebrated in Gauteng, Limpopo and the Western Cape centered on grassroots level camps and tournaments. Throughout the month of March, Wheelchair Tennis South Africa will be rolling out 12 Regional Camps across the 46 centres in 9 provinces to support World Tennis Day with their own grassroots and centre activities to attract new participants to the sport.

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa and Airports Company South Africa Partnership:

The Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) is the official sponsor of Wheelchair Tennis South Africa and the sport of wheelchair tennis. Wheelchair Tennis South Africa is Airports Company South Africa’s Flagship CSI project, where through the partnership are offering weekly programmes to over 450 player at 45 plus schools and centres, host 30 plus regional camps and clinics, and 6 international events annually. WTSA and Airports Company South Africa are making a real difference in the lives of individuals and communities.

For more information please contact Siyabulela Nkachela 0826793772 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Published by The BLD Group