Montjane’s Wimbledon fairytale ended by top seed De Groot
South Africa’s wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane’s fairytale debut Wimbledon tournament came to an end when she was beaten in straight sets by Dutch top seed Diede de Groot in the semifinals.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa’s wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane’s fairytale debut Wimbledon tournament came to an end when she was beaten in straight sets by Dutch top seed Diede de Groot in the semifinals.
Montjane, who had never competed in the iconic Grand Slam tournament before, surprised all by reaching the semifinals of the competition. De Groot is the defending champion and will get another opportunity to defend her title.
The 32-year-old Montjane says that her maiden Grand Slam semifinal was a great experience.
“It was a great experience playing in a Wimbledon semifinal and the support I have received has been fantastic.”
What a fighter!— Wheelchair Tennis SA (@WCTennis) July 13, 2018
South African @Wimbledon debutante @Montjane_K staged a master-class performance in the women’s singles semi-final against top seed Diede de Groot before falling to the Dutch world no.1 1-6 5-7.
Proudly 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 #BackMontjane #Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/vL0UKFeYX6
It’s been an incredible journey reaching my first ever Grand Slam semi-final at #Wimbledon. Thank You so much, Your Love and Support has been amazing. 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️— Kgothatso Montjane (@Montjane_K) July 13, 2018
45 minutes ago
one hour ago
5 hours ago
4 hours ago
8 hours ago
10 hours ago