Lloyd Harris closing in on world’s top 100

Rising South African tennis star, Lloyd Harris shot up 16 places on the ATP world rankings to a career high of 145 after reaching the final of the Aptos Challenger in California, USA this past weekend. It was the second week in a row that Harris had reached a Challenger final. The 21-year-old from Cape…

Team SA make history in Russia

The Tennis SA beach tennis team has made history by winning South Africa’s first ever tie at the ITF World Beach Tennis Team Championships. The team came from 1-0 down to beat Lithuania 2-1, earlier today. TSA beach tennis manager, Iain Smith, sent us this report from Moscow…. South Africa took on Lithuania and again…

First ever SA Beach Tennis Team fly to Russia

For the first time in South African tennis history, a Tennis South Africa (TSA) beach tennis team will be travelling this week to Russia to represent the Federation at the ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championships. The ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championships is taking place in the Russian capital Moscow at The National Tennis…

Free State Juniors dominate Pretoria ITF

South Africa’s highest world ranked junior, Philip Henning had to fight hard in defending his Gauteng North ITF boys singles title on Saturday. The tournament favourite won the title beating fellow Bloemfontein team mate Joubert Klopper in a titanic battle 6-2 3-6 7-5. It was a long final lasting 2 hours 50 minutes with almost…

Warm welcome home for KG Montjane

South Africa’s top Wheelchair Tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane arrived home to a hero’s welcome on Monday morning when she arrived at OR Tambo International Airport from the UK following her Wimbledon success. Montjane broke into tears when she walked through the gates of the international arrivals terminal and was greeted by a crush of fans,…

SA Juniors dominated ITF Wanderers Event

It was a good week for South African junior tennis players when they dominated the Wanderers Junior ITF international tournament which ended at the Wanderers Sporting Club in Illovo, Johannesburg this weekend. South Africans made a clean title sweep winning the boys and girls singles and doubles titles in the first of two back to…

Djokovic too good for ‘tired’ Kevin

At the Wimbledon men’s final of 2018, tennis celebrated the return of a wonderful old friend. These last couple of years have featured an unfamiliar doppelganger bearing Djokovic’s name, with none of his old invincibility; but as of the semi-finals here, the awkward stranger is banished. It’s been a long, uncomfortable road, but the superstar…

Raven and Michael beaten by Mike and Jack

The crowd was slightly dazed by it all. Ever since the gentlemen’s singles semi-finals started on Friday the 13th, it had all been going haywire. Matches were coming at them from all sides. It was all too much for a fan of a certain age. Some matches went on for hours, some matches were split…