Tennis legend Venus Williams to tour SA

Tennis legend Venus Williams to tour SA

American tennis star Venus Williams will be touring South Africa this December - and vaccinated fans can see the legend in action.

Venus Williams
Instagram/ Venus Williams

Both former number one tennis stars Venus Williams and Martina Hingis are heading for South Africa to compete in the Africa Cares Tennis tournament in Johannesburg in December.

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The exhibition will also feature Simona Halep, a two-time Grand Slam champion, and rising South African tennis sensation Khololwam Montsi.

The aim of the event is to promote tennis in South Africa, as well as a vehicle in the fight against gender-based violence.

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The event will take place at Ground, The Venue in Muldersdrift on December 18 and 19. 

Tickets will be available for purchase on the Ticketpro platform from 09:00 on Friday, 19 November.

All fans attending need to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Tune in to the 'Scenic Drive with Rian', weekdays from 16:00-19:00. Stream the show live here or download our mobile app here.

Image Credit: Instagram/ Venus Williams

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