Commander HQ is pleased to introduce Jacqui Boyd to our team of brand ambassadors. Jacqui started playing tennis when she was just 6 years old. She is currently Ranked Number 1 in South Africa in Womens 35+ Age Group.
Jacqui Boyd BIO:
- Has won 4 straight SA Seniors National Championship Titles
- Jacqui has represented SA at 3 ITF Young Seniors World Team Championships in the 35+ age group
- She currently plays Premier league tennis at Camps Bay Tennis Club which recently won the Mixed Premier League Title for the 12th time in 15 years
- Jacqui will be competing for SA at her 4th Maccabiah Games - The Jewish Olympics in Israel - in July 2017
- She was ranked number 1 in SA as a jnr (both in the U16 and U18 age groups)
- Represented SA at the World Youth U16 Cup as well as African Junior Championships where she was runner up in the singles and winner of the doubles title
- An avid sportswoman, Jacqui also enjoys Surfing, SUPing, Hiking in her spare time
Below is a recent article published about Jacqui Boyd:
Congrats Jacqui Boyd – Our Young Seniors World Tennis Champ!
Jacqui Boyd, Digital and Media Marketing Manager at Johnson and Johnson Sub Sahara Africa recently returned from Antalya, Turkey, where she represented South Africa at the Young Seniors World Team and Individual Tennis Championships
The Seniors World Champs is held in a different country each year, with age divisions ranging from 35+ to 80+. This year’s tournament fielded numerous top 100 former players from all over the world representing their countries, including the tennis power houses of Spain, France, USA, Argentina and Germany.
Jacqui is a former SA no. 1 junior tennis player and currently no. 1 in the 35+ division in South Africa, and says she was proud to represent SA in the tournament: “It was an honour to represent our country for a second year in the championships,” she says. “I represented South Africa for the first time when I was 15 years old, and it’s still such a privilege to be able to do this. Meeting and playing alongside so many great players, both former and current, was an awesome experience, and we formed great bonds and friendships. Playing for SA is something I hope I’ll be doing for many years to come.”
A recent photo of Jacqui Boyd:
Jacqui Boyd playing tennis at a young age! This image is of her playing U10 tennis:
Jacqui Boyd two years later playing tennis in U12 category:
Jacqui Boyd at the African National Champs in Eygpt in 1995: