Debut win for Kevin at Nitto ATP Finals

After owning a 6-0 FedEx ATP Head2Head series advantage coming into this season, Kevin Anderson entered the Nitto ATP Finals with a 0-2 record in 2018 against Dominic Thiem. But, in his debut match at The O2, Anderson returned to winning ways against the Austrian, notching a 6-3, 7-6(10) victory to move to 1-0 in…

Raven and Michael go down fighting in London opener

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares worked hard to win their opening Group Llodra/Santoro match on Sunday at the Nitto ATP Finals with a 7-5, 4-6, 10-5 victory over South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus of New Zealand in one hour and 49 minutes. Fourth seeds Murray and Soares saved three set points and recovered…

Kevin and Raven break new ground at ATP Finals

For a country supposedly never having rediscovered its golden age of tennis, South Africa is doing remarkably well at present, with two players competing at the Nitto ATP Finals in London this coming week. Raven Klaasen resumes his highly successful doubles partnership with the New Zealander Michael Venus, with whom he has won one title…

Wheelchair Tennis Development Centres relaunched in WC

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) relaunched its development centres in the Western Cape during the past week with renewed spirits following a successful camp on Saturday. The Province now boasts three development hubs, Khayelitsha, Delft and Astra. Players from Khayelitsha and Delft enjoyed a full day of tennis at 3 Anchor Bay Tennis Centre in…

SA Wheelchair tennis trio off to Europe

South African wheelchair tennis aces, Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and upcoming star Donald Ramphadi will jet off to Europe this week for two prestigious international tournaments. The trio will begin their excursion at the Bath Indoor Tournament, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 1 event in Bath, Great Britain from November 6-10. Rising quad player…

Kevin’s win in Vienna seals his place at ATP Finals

Kevin Anderson booked his place at the Nitto ATP Finals in London next month for the first time on Sunday, defeating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 7-6(3) to win the biggest title of his career at the ATP Erste Bank Open 500 in the Austrian capital, Vienna. The South African, who improved to 44-16 this year, won…

KIA sponsors TSA Beach Tennis

The sport of beach tennis is set to flourish with the news that Tennis South Africa (TSA) and KIA Motors have partnered to launch a high-profile International Tennis Federation (ITF) event circuit in December 2018. Hosted at George Lea Park, Sandton, today’s partnership announcement and press launch of the KIA Summer Slam beach tennis tour…

Raven and Michael qualify for Nitto ATP Doubles Finals

The ATP has confirmed that South African doubles ace Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus, have become the final team to qualify for the 2018 Nitto ATP Doubles Finals, to be held at The O2 in London from 11-18 November. Klaasen and Venus will make their team debuts at the Nitto ATP…