Jeff Coetzee appointed TSA Director of Tennis

The 42 year old Coetzee, who originally hails from Okiep in the Northern Cape, will combine his current ATP Tour coaching responsibilities with the new position and is excited about the opportunity to oversee TSA’s high performance player pathway. “I am delighted to have accepted this role. It is a great platform for me to…

ATP Challenger returns to SA

Local tennis has been boosted by the news that Tennis South Africa (TSA) has secured the rights to bring an ATP Challenger tournament to the country in 2020. The ATP Challenger 50 event will take place at the new tennis complex at North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom – from the 9th March 2020. Challenger events are…

Gauteng Young Seniors are the Champs!

Congratulations to the inaugural Growthpoint Young Seniors Masters 2019 winners – Kim Peters (Gauteng Central) and Roberto Vaglietti (Gauteng East). We are so proud of our Gauteng  players – we are the champs! The pair emerged as the winners after four days of high quality tennis at the Parkrand Tennis Club in Boksburg against some…

GC High and Primary Schools Trials entries now open

Entries are now open for the Gauteng Central High and Primary Schools trials for 2020. The High schools trials will take place on 18 & 19 January 2020 for the girls and 25 & 26 January 2020 for the boys. (Please note that these dates have been changed from our original posting!) The 2020 Tennis…

Bryanston Sports Club are our GC Growthpoint Top Guns

Congratulations to Bryanston Sports Club – Rene Plant, Rosanne Duke, Tony Snyder and Oliver van Gorkom who won the Gauteng Central Leg of the Growthpoint Top Guns – National Club Championships – edging the defending national champions, Marks Park, 2-1 in the final. The final went down to the wire – being decided by a…

Raven and Michael beaten in ATP Nitto Doubles Final

London – Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut won the ATP Finals doubles title on Sunday – a year after coming within a point of lifting the trophy. The French seventh seeds beat fifth seeds Raven Klaasen of South Africa and New Zealand’s Michael Venus 6-3, 6-4 at London’s O2 Arena. They notched their ninth straight…

Klaasen and Venus make ATP Doubles Finals in London

South-African Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus were on the brink of a defeat but refused to give up and ended up making the final of the ATP Finals. Klaasen and Venus, who have won two titles this year, came from a set down to beat the year-end No. 1 doubles duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and…

Klaasen and Venus reach Semi-Finals at ATP Finals

London: South-African Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus of New Zealand, coached by Cape Town based Stephan De Kock have collected their second win at the Nitto ATP Finals. Klaasen and Venus needed just two sets to beat 2017 Wimbledon champions Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 6-3 6-4. Klaasen and Venus following their win on Tuesday…