According to the latest Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) rankings Degoke is now the continent’s number one player after garnering 477.5 points, followed by Dzenga with 473.75 points.
Dzenga has been the Africa’s number 1 under 14 player following her good performance at the Africa Junior Championships hosted by Zimbabwe in January. She has been the number one player for two months before she was dethroned.
Dzenga helped Zimbabwe to second position at the ITF/CAT Southern Africa Junior Championships for players aged 14 and under and 16 and under held in Harare in January.
In the individual category, Nicole took gold in the 14 and under girls after beating South Africa’s Luise-Marie Botes 4-6; 6-2 and 6-0 in the final.
Africa’s Top 5:
DEGOKE SARAH NIG 477.5
2 DZENGA NICOLE ZIM 473.75
3 KAPARI/BAGERBASEH ELIZABETH GHA 457.5
4 NYARKO FRANCISCA GHA 395
5 MUJAWIMANA MARIAM BDI 265