tennis2 07.09.10.jpgInternational Tennis Federation Southern Africa Development Officer, Rian Kruger says the training of coaches is essential to the growth of the sport in Southern Africa.


With local coaches benefiting from the knowledge of an expert, Prince Madema, Richmore Murape were delighted with ITF’s contribution in developing tennis.

The 12 day coaching course which began on Monday has attracted 25 participants from Masvingo, Manicaland, Midlands, Bulawayo, Mashonaland East and Harare.

Such programmes are deemed essential in developing a game that has struggled to produce players that have emulated the Black brothers who featured for Zimbabwe in the Davis Cup and in numerous international tournaments.