The Trustco NTA Junior Masters tournament this weekend from Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October 2021, promises to be a buzz of activity for the final junior tennis tournament on the annual social calendar. Hosted by Trustco Group Holdings Ltd (Trustco) and the Namibia Tennis Association (NTA), the Trustco NTA Junior Masters is an exclusive event with a high level of prestige amongst the top qualifying junior players of Namibia. This prestigious event is by invitation only and payers qualify on ranking points.
In often difficult circumstances throughout the year, the players continued to train diligently and entered tournaments under strict COVID-19 regulations to accumulate enough ranking points to qualify for this upcoming tournament. It is these points that determine the top eight in each age and gender category, from which the best of the best in Namibia are then invited to participate in the Junior Masters, with ages ranging from under 10 to under 18.
“We obviously are excited and can’t wait to have our juniors back for a final showdown on our own courts this coming tournament. Several of our age groups travelled the past few months and also throughout the year to compete in international events and we expect the experience they gained there will be on show at the various tennis courts around Windhoek this coming weekend,” Neville Basson, Head of Corporate Communications at Trustco said.
This weekend players participating in the age groups U/12 to U/18 will play two full sets with a super tiebreak up to ten points in the case of one set all. The U/14 to U/18 players final will be played best of three full sets. The U/10 players will use green dot balls and play one pro set up to 8 games. If the score is seven games all, a normal tiebreak up to seven points will be played. Games will start at 14h00 on Friday, and continue at 08h00 on Saturday morning.