Update on SA Primary and High Schools Interpro

Please note that Gauteng Central, Gauteng North and Gauteng East teams will play each other in the under 13, 15 and 19 age groups over the weekend of Saturday 7th, Sunday 8th and Monday 9th August at the following venues. Primary Schools (under 13): Ellis Park. Organised by GC – Manager Clive WatkinsonHigh Schools (under…

TSA suspends tournaments in Gauteng

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has on Monday announced a suspension of tennis tournaments in Gauteng with immediate effect until Monday, 12 July 2021, due to rising coronavirus infections in the province. South Africa is now into the third wave of the coronavirus, with Gauteng province the most affected, with the most active cases in the…

SA Billie Jean Cup team announced

Roxanne Clarke, South Africa’s Billie Jean King Cup captain, on Monday announced an exciting five-member national team packed with talented young players for the upcoming Billie Jean King Cup Europe/Africa Group III tournament to be held in Vilnius, Lithuania between 15-19 June 2021. The SA squad will be spearheaded by three-time African Games medallist Chanel…

GC 2021 SA Primary Schools team announcement

Congratulations to our players who have been selected to represent Gauteng Central at the SA Primary Schools Interprovincial Tournament from 6 – 9 August 2021 in Bloemfontein. GIRLS UNDER 13 A TEAM:Madison EdwardsJordan EdwardsBailey SelvamKayleigh StaytNicola KrugerNikilitha Ndungane BOYS UNDER 13 A TEAM:Nhlakanipho NgewenyaFranco ColinDeclan HalseyConnor MillerJames HadleySekani Vara

GC 2021 SA High Schools Team announcement

Congratulations to our players who have been selected to represent Gauteng Central at the SA High Schools Interprovincial Tournament from 6 – 9 August 2021 in Pretoria. BOYS UNDER 19 A TEAM: Wian Roothman Daniel Crowie Luke Carey Connor Doig Rynhard Roothman Josh Crowie GIRLS UNDER 19 A TEAM: Makayla Plitt Ane Dannhauser Carla Dannhauser…

New Head Of Gauteng Tennis appointed

Robin Baloyi was elected as the new President of Gauteng Tennis. Robin is a successful businessman, long-time tennis player and current member of the National Seniors Committee. To learn more about Robin please click here

Revised dates for SA High Schools Girls trials

Due to the fact that Tennis South Africa are now holding the BNP Paribas Rising Stars on the weekend of 7 – 9 May we have had to make changes to our GC High Schools trials for our girls (boys event remains unchanged). Please note the changes of venue and dates! Revised dates: 15 and…

Inter school sport now permitted

School sport matches including provincial and national school sport tournaments may now resume, but without spectators and with various COVID-19 controls in place. The basic education department gazetted the new regulations on Saturday, 27 March 2021 – See gazetted regulations here Championships, tournaments and interschool sport matches that require pupils to travel to other schools…

Harris shocks Nishikori to move into Dubai semifinals

South African tennis ace Lloyd Harris becomes the first qualifier to reach the semifinals of the Dubai ATP 500 Championships with upset win over former world number 4, Kei Nishikori of Japan.Harris beat Nishikori 6-1 3-6 6-3 in 1 hour and 37 minutes. Harris won the first five games with two consecutive breaks in the…

Lloyd Harris storms into Dubai Quarterfinals

South African qualifier Lloyd Harris on Wednesday continued his dream run at the ATP 500 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a upset straight set (7-6 6-4) win over 14th seed Filip Krajinovic of Serbia. On Tuesday, Capetonian Harris had stunned top seed and US Open champion Dominic Thiem in straight sets in what was…

COVID Level 1 tennis regulations

Following the State President’s address last night – including his announcement of the country’s move to lockdown Alert Level 1, please note the following changes as detailed by Tennis South Africa (TSA), in terms of all tennis activities, with immediate effect: Mandatory Mask wearing: Wearing of masks is still important under alert level 1 and…

Revised Dates – High/Primary Schools Trials

Tennis South Africa announced that the SA Primary and High Schools Inter-Provincial events will now take place from the 6-9 August 2021. The Primary Schools event will be held in Bloemfontein and the High Schools tournament will take place in Pretoria. These events were originally scheduled for 19-22 March but have been moved following COVID…

WTA Future Stars coming to SA in April

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has confirmed a partnership with the WTA (Women’s Tennis Association), through the WTA Future Stars event taking place in South Africa in 2021. The format was due to debut in the country last year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. WTA Future Stars is a singles competition for girls…

TSA appoints new Davis Cup Captain

SA tennis legend, Christo van Rensburg, named as new Davis Cup Captain. Van Rensburg is a former doubles Grand Slam winner and, during his career, enjoyed singles wins over the likes of Ivan Lendl, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Boris Becker, Pat Rafter and Pete Sampras. As part of the new structure, Raven Klaasen, has been…