It is all the system go for the Kia Amateur Australian Open

The entries for the 2010 KIA Amateur Australian Open tournament happening at the University of Pretoria, Sports complex this weekend November 26 – 28 November have surpassed expectations with 96 amateur tennis players having registered (48 couples).

The event offers a unique opportunity for amateur tennis players wishing to experience competing on a world stage. The winning male and female from this coming weekend’s tournament will travel to Melbourne, Australia between January 17 and 30, 2011, and will represent South Africa at the Kia Amateur Australian Open World Finals. They will be competing against 15 other countries including:  Germany, France, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, South Africa, Libya, Jordan, Nigeria, Chile, USA, Korea, Australia, New Zealand, China. All players will then experience a 4-day hospitality package including watching a match.

“The main objective of the tournament is to promote tennis at club level and offer amateur players the opportunity to watch professional tennis,” said Holger Losch, Tournament Director.

The KIA Amateur Australian Open national playoffs will commence on Friday, 26th November at the University of Pretoria with the round of 64. The round of 32 will be followed by 16 and then the quarter finals, on Saturday. The semis and finals will be played on Sunday, 28th November.

 

LIST OF ENTRIES:

 

MALES

FEMALES

Marius  van Dyk

Tamzon du Plessis

Hendrik Pieterse

Jacqui Grove

Thinus Gouws

Christelle Kemp

Pieter Jordaan

Adelle Rizzo

Andries Fourie

Hendrika Botha

Bradley Brazington

Helena Mowatt

John Shaw

Elaine Nelson

Greg Buitendag

Marita de Bie

Andre Badenhorst

Joey Badenhorst

Chris Meyer

Erica Bornman

Danie Buys

Melrise Ungerer

Nico Hamman

Mariette Coetzee

Michael Martin

Stephanie Aubin

Riaan Verster

Antoinette Verster

Jacobus Mogola

Bremien Botha

Graham Young

Wendy Burdzik

Dawie Eybers

Lisa van de Riet

Leone Scheepers

Celeste Scheepers

Nico Viviers

Debbie van Aswegan

Anthony Fourie

Denise Otto

Jaco Jacobs

Elsa Kaestner

Wessel Kemp

Ronel Louw

Ettienne Steenkamp

Karen Steenkamp

Graham Griffiths

Sandra Loser

Marthinus Pienaar

Sone Ungerer

Jannie Schutte

Charelle Ungerer

Frederik Smook

Sonika Janse van Rensburg

Andrew Sethole

Wandise Jiyane

Elijah Rakomo

Nthabiseng Phala

Anton vd Venter

Lara Anderson

Teboho Mahanyele

Lebogang Mokone

Monty Motaung

Poppy Mbathani

Dundee Radebe

Ntha Mphahlele

Bradley Dore

Deborah Janssen

Danie Erasmus

Elize Bezuidenhout

Easy Peters

Hortemsia Nyamge

Theo Hendriks

Zelda Paulson

Lino Ferreira

Michelle Rademan

Andre de Lange

Huibie Wepener

Scott Leech

Tarryn Ross

Uys Jordaan

Lisa Wade

Thomas Terseer Torsaa

Marlene van Schalkwyk

Mulumba Michael

Meryl Anne Venter

Eduard Lemon

Elaine Jooste

Roland Grabe

Nicole Smit

Wim Le Roux

Jenna Schimdt

Lar Hendriks

Christa Taljaard

Jeroen van der Meer

Rose van der Meer

 

For full event details on the KIA Amateur Australian Open tournament, please contact:

Lisa Wade: lisa@langazela.co.za or 082 904 1805

 

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