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- Skhosana starts his 2017 season in France
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- Olympian Barrow chooses SA over Australia
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Double delight in Kuwait for Roelofse
- Updated: October 8, 2012
South African youngster Ruan Roelofse had a successful two weeks in Kuwait playing at the ITF F2 and F3 Futures tennis tournaments.
His first week saw the Capetonian getting to the semi-finals in the singles where he was ousted by Ti Chen from Taipei 6-7 (7) 6-2 6-4.
Seeded first in the doubles competition, Roelofste and Kuwaiti partner Adbullah Maqdas lifted the trophy after defeating the French duo C Reix and R Sichez 6-4 6-4. Roelofse will celebrate his 23rd birthday next month.
His second week progressed in similar vein where, seeded third, he was once again defeated in the singles semi-final in a hard fought battle against Frenchman L Malouli 7-6(8) 7-5.
Playing with a different partner ÔÇô Lewis Burton from Great Britain, but again seeded No1, he took the doubles title for a second time by defeating yet another French pair, fourth seeds J Marie and R Sichez 6-4 6-2.