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Check out the tennis star who is about to get into the Hall of Fame

There are some heroes of our continent whom we always fail to give credit where it's due. Some only get to know about them when they see the records they will have broken.

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One such is tennis ace Cara Black who is on the verge of getting into the tennis hall of Fame for the year 2022. The voting is in progress and she is rubbing shoulders with international stars once again as she seeks to achieve yet another milestone in her post playing career.

She is competing against other yesteryear household names in the game of tennis who include Carlos Moya, Lisa Raymond, Ana Ivanovic, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Flavia Pennetta. Fans are casting their votes to get their favorite stars into the Hall of Fame and Cara Black is the only African on the list.

Below are some of the achievements that she made.

Cara Black is Africa’s second most successful tennis player of all time. In her glittering tennis career, she won 60 WTA and 11 ITF doubles titles, and 1 WTA & 6 ITF singles titles. She rose to World No.1 world tennis ranking in October 2005.

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Cara won 5 Grand Slam Doubles titles, namely:

Australian Open 2007

Wimbledon 2004, 2005 and 2007

US Open 2008

And she was a finalist at Roland Garros in 2005

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Cara won 5 Grand Slam Mixed Doubles titles, namely:

Australian Open 2010

French Open 2002

Wimbledon 2004, 2010

US Open 2008

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She further won three Tour Finals - 2007, 2008 & 2014.

Cara retired in 2015 after flying Zimbabwean and African flag high from the year 1996.

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Since the time she retired, the continent has struggled to produce top female talent which can compete at the highest level globally. She can be described as a cut from a different clothe.

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