SA Fed Cup team draw

The South African Fed Cup team will be travelling to Ulcinj in Montenegro to play in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe / Africa Zone Group III. The draw for the event took place earlier today, at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) headquarters in London. This will be the first event for the…

Top juniors geared up for Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters

South African top ranked wheelchair tennis juniors have been hard at work gearing up to represent the country at the 2018 Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France on 25-28 January. Players from seven different countries will contest the boys’ singles and doubles in Tarbes, with South Africa represented by current world No. 4 Alwande…

St Benedict’s win festival trophy

The 12th edition of the St Benedict’s Invitational Tennis Festival was held on 20 and 21 January. This year is particularly special as St Benedict’s College is celebrating 60 years of excellence. The ten participating schools were St Benedict’s, St Stithians, King Edward VII School, St John’s, St David’s, HTS Middelburg, Clifton, Cornwall Hill, Westville…

Two SA players to receive ITF Player Grand Slam Grants

South Africa’s rising tennis star Lloyd Harris and the country’s top ranked woman player, Chanel Simmonds are two of twenty-nine players from 20 countries that have been selected to receive the 2018 International Player Grand Slam® Grants financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). The Programme, now in its second year, will provide total…

Klaasen crashes out of Australian Open

South Africa’s run at the Australian Open has come to an end as doubles ace Raven Klaasen exited in the first round in Melbourne on Thursday. Teamed up with New Zealander Michael Venus, Klaasen went down in straight sets 7-6 (14) 7-6 (4). They were seeded eighth (ATP doubles ranking 15th) for the year’s first…

Unchanged KIA SA Davis Cup Team announced to face Israel

KIA South African Davis Cup Captain, Marcos Ondruska, has named an unchanged squad to take on Israel, from the 2-3 February 2018, at Irene Country Club outside Pretoria. The KIA SA Davis Cup squad selected by Ondruska is Lloyd Harris, Nik Scholtz, Ruan Roelofse, Raven Klaasen and Tucker Vorster. Former elite doubles player, and current…

Anderson out of Australian Open

Britain’s Kyle Edmund knocked out US Open finalist Kevin Anderson in a five-set thriller at the Australian Open on Monday. The 49th-ranked Edmund, who lost to 11th seeded Anderson in five sets in the third round at last year’s French Open, toughed out a 6-7 (4/7), 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win in almost four hours….

SA juniors overall winners in Botswana

Our U14 and U16 national teams have been crowned overall winners of the individual section of the CAT Southern African Junior Championships (Zonals) in Botswana. This is after the singles and doubles finals for both age groups were played today. Team SA finished first based on the aggregated performances of the players, across both age…