Wembley scores three in Midlands tennis teams

2018-02-14 06:00
(From left) John Yeadon, Qaphela Mzila and Nthando Ngcobo.

(From left) John Yeadon, Qaphela Mzila and Nthando Ngcobo.

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ROGER Federer couldn’t control his tears when he defeated Marin Cilic in five sets at the Australian Open on January 29 to become the first man in history to win 20 Grand Slam singles titles and he showed us that anything is possible.

Three Wembley pupils played in the Midlands tennis trials this month at Kershaw Park tennis stadium in Pietermaritzburg. Nthando Ngcobo and John Yeadon qualified for the U13 Midlands team, which will compete in the KwaZulu-Natal championships. Both players battled it out on the court in searing Pietermaritzburg heat to make it into the team of eight players.

Qaphela Mzila qualified a week later for the U15 Midlands tennis team of eight players. Qaphela is the highest-ranked player at Wembley and he plays continuously throughout the week to improve his game. All his hard work is paying off.

This is the first time in Wembley’s history that three boys have made it into Midlands tennis teams. — Louise Yeadon.

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