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Six Kovsies played at CUCSA Games
2010-07-28

Willem Steenkamp
Photo: Supplied

Six students from the University of the Free State (UFS) were included in the SA Student Tennis Team that participated in the 15th Confederation of University and College Sport Association (CUCSA) Games in Gaborone, Botswana, this year.

The six Kovsies who participated in the tournament against players from nine other countries were Duke Munro, Reon Henning, Willem Steenkamp, PW Holtzhausen, Christine Keyser en Rensia Henning. Each of the 10 countries that participated entered two players for the singles and a doubles pair for the doubles. 

Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Malawi, Lesotho and Mozambique were also represented at the games.

PW and Willem beat the doubles pair from Zimbabwe 6-1,6-1 in the finals and Duke beat Reon 6-0, 3-6 and 6-3 in the singles final. Christine and her doubles partner won the doubles final 6-1, 6-1. Rensia lost 6-4, 4-6 and 6-4 in the final of the ladies singles.

According to Ms Janine de Kock, from KovsieSport, the results of these games will be considered during the finalization of the SA team that will participate in the World Student Games in Beijing in 2011

 

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