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HILSTER, Sean Liam South Africa Team South Africa

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Born: 2 September 1997

Resides: Hartbeespoort, North West

Schools: Meerhof School

Greatest strength: Topspin forehand and topspin backhand

Plays: Right-handed

Hobbies: Cycling building model planes

Special diet: Eating healthy

Training schedule: Twice a week and weekends available.

Tennis aspirations: My ultimate goal is to work hard and to give everything so that one day I will be able to participate in the Paralympics!!

Full name: Sean-Liam de Hilster

Age: 16 years old

Division: Juniors division and mens division

National Ranking: No.6 in the juniors and no.23 in the mens division

International Ranking: No.17 in the juniors and no.467 in the mens division

Most significant achievement: Reached the semi-finals at the ITF Junior Camp Mechelen in Belgium

Disability: Sacral Agenesis

Sean-Liam is a gentle teenager with a passion for his friends and fellow competitors. He wrestles with life enthusiastically and encourage fellow comrades in any situation. He is focused and determined and willing to work hard to become the best he can. His zest for life is contagious.

On-court history:

Reached the junior sinlges semi-finals at the ACSA Polokwane Open July 2011

Reached the junior singles QF at the ACSA SA Open in April 2012

Reached the juniors singles semi-final at the ACSA Gauteng Open May 2012

Reached the junior boys singles semi-finals at the ITF Junior Camp Mechelen in Belgium in Aug 2012

Reached the junior boys singles semi-finals at the Memorial Jens van Herck Tournament in Belgium Aug 2012

Reached the junior singles Semi-finals at the ACSA Strand Open Oct 2012