Badenhorst and Diggle dominate NTA tourney
The return of sport after the lockdown saw young tennis sensations swinging their rackets for top spots in a Namibia Tennis Association junior competition.
21 September 2020 | Sports
Zoe Badenhorst and Adam Diggle were crowned under-14 champions of the Namibia Tennis Association junior tournament that took place in Windhoek over the weekend.
Badenhorst beat Karla Terblanche 6-4, 6-1 to win the girls' category, while Diggle outclassed Stephan Koen 7-5, 6-0 to win the boys' category.
Odycia Karaerua took third spot in the girls' category, with Israel Dowie finishing third overall in the male category.
Abraham Alemu came first in the boys' under-12 category, followed Lian Kuhn, while Eduan Schollij finished third in that division.
The under-12 girls' crown went to Joanivia Bezuidenhout, with Santie van der Walt taking second place and Mari van Schalkwyk in third.
Linda Alemu was crowned champion of the under-10 girls' category, followed by Ottilie Hinda in second and Emma Brinkmann in third. The under-10 boys' crown was taken by Samuel Nel, while Samuel Lagvardi came second and Divan Engelbrecht third.
Lisa Yssel won the under-18 girls' category, followed by Taimi Nashiku, while Raica Coelho came third.
The under-18 boys' crown went to Daniel Jauss, with Oliver Leicher taking second place and Dian Calitz in third.
Elize Stears took first place in the under-16 girls' category, with Larushka Kruger in second and Hayley Kidd in third.