Born in Polokwane, Limpopo with a congenital birth defect, she went through a single amputation below the knee at the age of 12.
She began her tennis career at 19 years of age, when she received the equipment necessary for her to play wheelchair tennis.
Kgothatso completed a BSC Degree in Recreation and Leisure at the University of Venda 2010.
She currently trains at University of Pretoria with Siyabulela Nkachela, her tennis coach.
KG is aurgubly one of South Africa's most successful athletes.
She is currently ranked no.1 in South Africa & no. 5 in the World.