Wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane on her big win and being a 'struggling athlete'

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Kgothatso Montjane playing against Shiori Funanizu from Japan in the women's wheelchair finals during the SA Spring Open at Ellis Park Tennis Centre in 2019.
Kgothatso Montjane playing against Shiori Funanizu from Japan in the women's wheelchair finals during the SA Spring Open at Ellis Park Tennis Centre in 2019.
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She is a trailblazing tennis player, flying South Africa’s flag high.

Against the odds, she has ranked number one in Africa for 11 years running – enjoying the number one spot in South Africa between 2007- to present.

She is positioned at fifth place on the International Tennis Federation (ITF) rankings.

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