KIA SA Davis Cup team feel positive for clay court showdown

Lisbon, Portugal – After two days of working out with the KIA South Africa team, captain Marcos Ondruska feels the players are in their best possible shape yet ahead of the weekend’s upcoming Euro Africa Group 1 play-off Davis Cup tie against Portugal, starting on Friday. Speaking at Wednesday afternoon’s pre-draw press conference at the…

KIA SA Davis Cup team announced

Marcos Ondruska announced from Seattle, USA on Tuesday his KIA South African Davis Cup side to take on Portugal next weekend in the all-important Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Group 1 relegation play-off from October 19 to 20, in Lisbon, Portugal. South Africa lost their first round Group 1 tie against Israel at 2-3…

Growthpoint Top Guns Info and entry form

The highly successful Growthpoint Top Guns is back and it is bigger and better than before! Tennis South Africa (TSA) has for a second year running joined forces with our headline sponsor, Growthpoint Properties, to give grassroots tennis in the country a boost, with the return of the innovative national club tennis tournament, for both…

SA to face Portugal in Davis Cup Tie

The anticipation for Tennis South Africa (TSA) is over. Finally, the KIA South Africa Davis Cup team know who their opponents will be next month in the crucial Euro/Africa Group 1 play-off tie. With Ukraine beating Portugal 3-1 over the weekend in Bucha, Ukraine on outdoor hard courts at the Campa Tennis Club, Portugal as…

SA go down to Israel in Davis Cup

It was a sombre atmosphere at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria late Saturday afternoon as the KIA South Africa Davis Cup side lost to Israel in the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group 1. Credit to the visitors who came from 1-2 down to beat South Africa 3-2 which secures them a spot in Euro/Africa Group…

Davis Cup draw

South Africa’s Lloyd Harris’s name was drawn first out the hat at the official draw of the Davis Cup by PNB Paribas, Euro/Africa Group 1 tie between South Africa and Israel, held at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria on Thursday. This means the 21-year-old Capetonian will go out first for his country at 16h00…

Davis Cup Captains forecast a closely contested Tie

Both South African and Israeli Davis Cup captains say this weekend’s crucial Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie at the Irene Country Club is evenly poised. Marcos Ondruska, the KIA SA Davis Cup captain said that the Israeli team were a well-balanced side of youth and experienced, and would be tough competition come the weekend. “I…

Israel name Davis Cup team to face SA

Israel have announced a mix of experience and youth for their upcoming tie against the Kia South African Davis Cup team. The Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie will be played at the Irene Country Club on February 2 and 3. Two veteran tennis players are 32-year-old Dudi Sela, and Jonathan Erlich, aged 40, are included…

Unchanged KIA SA Davis Cup Team announced to face Israel

KIA South African Davis Cup Captain, Marcos Ondruska, has named an unchanged squad to take on Israel, from the 2-3 February 2018, at Irene Country Club outside Pretoria. The KIA SA Davis Cup squad selected by Ondruska is Lloyd Harris, Nik Scholtz, Ruan Roelofse, Raven Klaasen and Tucker Vorster. Former elite doubles player, and current…

Irene Country Club to host Davis Cup tie against Israel

Tennis South Africa (TSA) announced on Tuesday that the Irene Country Club in Tshwane would once again play Davis Cup host. The tie against Israel will be played over two days, in a newly trialled format, from 2-3 February 2018 – in the first round of the Euro/Africa Zone Group 1. This is the second…

Israeli Sela poses a threat for SA Davis Cup team

Recently reappointed South African Davis Cup captain Marcos Ondruska, who faces his toughest challenge yet in the Euro-Africa Group One tie against Israel in February, views Israeli number one, 32-year-old Dudi Sela, as “a serious threat”. “He is an experienced veteran who has played for many years in all conditions around the globe,” added Ondruska,…

Ondruska to remain SA Davis Cup Captain for a further 3 years

TSA has confirmed that Marcos Ondruska’s tenure as South African Davis Cup Captain has been extended for a further three years. Ondruska will take responsibility for the KIA SA Davis Cup team until the end of the 2020 Davis Cup campaign. Ondruska’s role has also been widened to include involvement in the new TSA junior…

Davis Cup tie against Israel at home

The KIA SA men’s team have earned a Davis Cup home tie against Israel in February 2018. This is after Israel beat Romania in a Euro/Africa Group One relegation play-off, over the weekend. Earlier this year South Africa was promoted to Euro/Africa Group One, after beating Estonia, Slovenia and Denmark in consecutive Davis Cup ties….

Applications invited for SA Fed Cup and Davis Cup Captains

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has invited applications for the positions of Fed Cup Captain and Davis Cup Captain, respectively. The Fed Cup Captain role is vacant after Earl Grainger stepped down earlier this year. Meanwhile, the two year contract of current Davis Cup Captain, Marcos Ondruska, has come to an end and in line with…