Israeli Sela poses a threat for SA Davis Cup team

Recently reappointed South African Davis Cup captain Marcos Ondruska, who faces his toughest challenge yet in the Euro-Africa Group One tie against Israel in February, views Israeli number one, 32-year-old Dudi Sela, as “a serious threat”. “He is an experienced veteran who has played for many years in all conditions around the globe,” added Ondruska,…

Byron Werbeloff making a difference

Tennis coach Byron Werbeloff, and ex Gauteng Central provincial player, has found the need to improve the lives of people in the inner-city communities in Johannesburg. Byron, 26, has done remarkably well for a person of his age and earlier this year he was the convener of the South African tennis team at the Maccabi…

TSA to pilot coaches mentorship programme

TSA will shortly be launching a pilot mentorship programme aimed at widening the demographic of registered coaches in South Africa, by creating more sustainable coaching opportunities for both black and female coaches. The new programme, which launches in early 2018, will focus on two pathways: 1. Creating opportunities in the tutor/coach developer space. 2. Creating…

Rene Plant appointed SA Fed Cup Captain

The former South African tennis professional and Fed Cup player, Rene Plant, has been named by TSA as the country’s new Fed Cup Captain. Plant will be in charge of the national women’s team for the next three years – up to and including the end of the 2020 Fed Cup campaign. Johannesburg based Plant,…

GC Summer Tournament

The draws for the Gauteng Central Summer Tournament are now available. Good luck to all players – have fun and play fair! Click here for the draws.

Montjane qualifies for fourth Australian Open Grand Slam

South African world number 7 women’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane has qualified for her fourth Australian Open and ninth Grand Slam tournament, joining the top names who will line-up for the four days of competition at the first major on the 2018 UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, which will be held from January 24 to…

Ondruska to remain SA Davis Cup Captain for a further 3 years

TSA has confirmed that Marcos Ondruska’s tenure as South African Davis Cup Captain has been extended for a further three years. Ondruska will take responsibility for the KIA SA Davis Cup team until the end of the 2020 Davis Cup campaign. Ondruska’s role has also been widened to include involvement in the new TSA junior…

Nik and Chanel win in Stellenbosch again

Both Nik Scholtz and Chanel Simmonds won their second titles at the final Digicall Futures tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. Simmonds won the final against Lou Adler from France in 4-6, 7-6 and 6-2. “I’m very happy with the way I played these past three weeks, actually four weeks. Even though I did not win last…