SA Fed Cup Team announced

Newly appointed Fed Cup captain, Rene Plant is on a mission. The former professional player is working hand in hand with Tennis South Africa (TSA) to promote, develop and improve the status of women’s tennis in the country. On announcing her Fed Cup squad to do national duty in Montenegro from the 16-21 April, Plant…

SA Fed Cup team draw

The South African Fed Cup team will be travelling to Ulcinj in Montenegro to play in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe / Africa Zone Group III. The draw for the event took place earlier today, at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) headquarters in London. This will be the first event for the…

Attention all SA female players in the USA collegiate system

Our new Fed Cup Captain, Rene Plant, has asked us to publish the following special message on her behalf: Please could all the female tennis players who are going to an American University in 2018, including those who are currently at an American University and those who have just completed their studies, get in touch…

Rene Plant appointed SA Fed Cup Captain

The former South African tennis professional and Fed Cup player, Rene Plant, has been named by TSA as the country’s new Fed Cup Captain. Plant will be in charge of the national women’s team for the next three years – up to and including the end of the 2020 Fed Cup campaign. Johannesburg based Plant,…

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…

Davis Cup and Fed Cup reforms

The ITF Board of Directors has approved a series of reforms for Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, that have been recommended by the Davis Cup and Fed Cup Committees. The ITF AGM will be asked to approve these changes at its meeting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in August 2017. The…

Earl Grainger steps down as South Africa’s Fed Cup Captain

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced that Earl Grainger has stepped down from his position as Fed Cup Captain. Grainger’s current term as Captain finished at the end of the recent Fed Cup event in April, and Grainger, in consultation with TSA, has decided to bring his tenure to an end. Grainger said: “It was…

Whitewash for SA Fed Cup team in Lithuania

The South African Fed cup team failed to win a match at the Europe/Africa Zone II group play in Siauliai, Lithuania that was played from 19 – 22 April 2017. The South African team which was seeded fourth in the group lost all three round-robin matches 3-0 against Norway, Slovenia and Sweden. The team then…