Kearsney: Top tennis festival this weekend

2013-05-21 00:00

FOR the 18th consecutive year, Kearsney will host the country’s top tennis playing schools at a three-day invitation festival this weekend.

Current top seeded schools in the country — Paul Roos of Stellenbosch at No. 1 and Affies of Pretoria at No. 2 — will be participating. Paul Roos’s top player, Wayne Montgomery, is ranked number seven in the World ITF Junior Rankings.

Other participating schools joining Kearsney are St Stithians (Gauteng), Grey College (Bloemfontein), Selborne College (East London)and local KwaZulu-Natal sides Westville and Clifton.

Organiser Anthony Willows said that while the tournament was based at Kearsney, courts at Highbury and St Mary’s would also be used for some of the matches.

The finals will take place at Kearsney’s courts on Sunday from 8 am.

The festival has become a highlight on the national schools tennis calendar.

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