Davis Cup Team SA ready for next year

KIA South Africa Davis Cup captain, Marcos Ondruska said that he and his team were still on a high after gaining promotion to Group 1 of the Davis Cup in 2018 this past weekend in Denmark. But in the same breath he said that 2018 would be tough and playing in Group 1 was a…

Aidan Carrazedo appointed BYU’s Assistant Coach Men’s Tennis

Congratulations to ex GC provincial junior player Aidan Carrazedo who has been appointed Assistant Coach Men’s Tennis at Brigham Young University Idaho. Aidan played collegiate tennis from 2013 to 2017 for the BYU Cougars and had a number of successes: – He upset No. 63 Jake DeVine (USC) in straight sets at the SoCal Intercollegiates…

Laver Cup

The Laver Cup which was created to honour the greatest player of the twentieth century, Rod Laver, will pit six top European players against their counterparts from the rest of The World. Held annually (except for Olympic years), the tournament will occur two weeks after the US Open, with the location rotating. There will be…

Montjane, Sithole and Maripa named 2017 Gauteng Sports Awards finalists

It is another good year for Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) who continue their dominance in the Gauteng Sports Awards 2017 finalists, clocking no less than three recognitions. The nominees were announced by Faith Mazibuko, MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation in Gauteng at Green Hills stadium in Randfontein in the Rand-West municipality on…

Denmark pinning Davis Cup hopes on slower indoor surface

Denmark’s Davis Cup team have pinned their hopes on an indoor hardcourt surface to halt South Africa’s charge in the upcoming promotion tie over the weekend in Aarhus, Denmark. The KIA South Africa squad under the guidance of captain Marcos Ondruska worked out at the match venue late Monday afternoon. The squad will be looking…

Growthpoint Top Guns – National Club event – Trials Application Form

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has joined forces with international property giant, Growthpoint Properties, to give grassroots tennis in the country a welcome boost with the launch of an innovative new national club event – Growthpoint Top Guns. The new national club event for men and women will be played in the 14 tennis regions of…

Sun City annual Private Schools Tournament round-up

Thirty-five schools competed at Sun City for the annual Private Schools Tennis Tournament comprising a total of 53 teams. The primary schools played in August a week earlier than the high schools. In the boys primary schools section The Ridge defended their U13 A title by beating St Peter’s in the final, with Reddam House…

Marks Park take both men’s and ladies Bundes League titles

Bundes League has come to an end for another year. The overall winners in the Mens section was Marks Park A who beat Bedfordview A on their head to head match on 26th August 20/7 so although they lost to Randburg this last weekend are still the winners with Bedfordview A the runners up. In…