South African tennis stars, Donald Ramphadi and Kgothatso Montjane, continued their impressive run at the Australian Open in Melbourne.
Ramphadi, the world No.5, triumphed over Australia's world No.7 player, Heath Davidson, with a comeback victory of 1-6, 6-2, 6-1. This impressive win sets up an exciting semi-final clash for Ramphadi against world No.2 from the Netherlands, Sam Schroder. Adding to his success, Ramphadi, alongside doubles partner Guy Sasson, secured a spot in the doubles semifinals by defeating A. Kaplan and T. Masaryk 7-5, 6-1. The South African-Israeli duo is set to face the top-seeded Dutch pair of Sam Schroder and Niels Vink in the next round.
On the women's side, Kgothatso Montjane continued her dominant run in Melbourne by defeating Japan's Manami Tanaka with a commanding 6-2, 6-0 victory, earning her a place in the semi-final round. Montjane is scheduled to face her doubles partner, Yui Kamiji from Japan, in the upcoming round, promising an exciting matchup between the two accomplished players.
Montjane and Kamiji, the top-seeded doubles pair, received a walkover in the doubles first round after one of their opponents withdrew. They are now set to face Angelica Bernal and Zhenzhen Zhu in the doubles semi-final.