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DEPUTY MINISTER OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT GIVES THUMBS UP TO INTERNATIONAL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS SERIES

Deputy Minister of Social Development, Honorable Hendrietta Bogopane-Zulu, has given her “thumbs up” to the upcoming international wheelchair tennis events to be hosted by Wheelchair Tennis South Africa and sponsored by Airports Company South Africa.

This week some of the world’s top wheelchair tennis players will jet into the country for the South African swing of the international UNIQLO wheelchair tennis world tour. Two back to back tournaments, The Airports Company South Africa Gauteng Open (8-12 April) and Airports Company South Africa SA Open (14-18 April) will be played in Benoni and Johannesburg respectively.

Deputy Minister Bogopane-Zulu also congratulated Wheelchair Tennis South Africa on securing the rights to host both tournaments and thanked Airports Company South Africa for their continued support to wheelchair tennis and people with disabilities in South Africa.