Rain dampens the spirit of the Growthpoint Junior Nationals

Heavy rains fell over the Free State capital of Bloemfontein on Monday – preventing the completion of the Growthpoint Junior Tennis Nationals. Only six of the ten singles finals could be decided and the doubles event in each of the five age groups had to be cancelled. Tennis South Africa (TSA) officials decided that the…

SA Team ready for African Junior Championships in Morocco

The South African U18 junior tennis team are ready to take on the African Junior Championships (AJC) – to be played at the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech in Morocco, from 12-17 March 2018. The South African boys and girls under 18 teams will be coached by KIA Davis Cup captain, Marcos Ondruska and Fed…

Philip Henning selected to receive ITF International Junior Player Grant

Fifteen players from 13 countries have been selected to receive the first ever ITF International Junior Player Grants. The new programme will provide total funding in 2018 of $325,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them make the transition from the junior…

Gauteng Central Primary Schools teams announced

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent Gauteng Central Tennis at the SA Primary Schools tournaments in Bloemfontein from 27 April to 1 May 2018. We thank all players who participated and represented their schools with honour. Girls U13 A Team: 1. Lilitha Ndungane 2. Sascha Hetz 3. Dina Tchelet 4….

GC 2018 Junior Squad

Invitations have been sent out to selected players inviting them to join the Gauteng Central Tennis Association junior squad for 2018. Gauteng Central is pleased to announce that Jared Robinson will be hosting the Saturday morning squads this year. He is a registered level 1 TSA coach, an ex GCTA player, played Division 1 College…

Henning can be proud of his display down under

Up and coming junior player Philip Henning returns from the Junior Australian Open after a confidence-boosting run in Melbourne. The Bloemfontein player, part of Team SA at the 2016 AUSC Region 5 Games in Angola, made it through to the third round of singles play Down Under. There, the country’s top ranked U18 player lost…

Henning flying high at the Junior Australian Open

Despite the early exits of Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen at the Australian Open last week, the South African flag is still flying high at the first Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne. In the Boys Junior Australian Open, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein won through to round three of the junior Grand Slam on…

SA juniors overall winners in Botswana

Our U14 and U16 national teams have been crowned overall winners of the individual section of the CAT Southern African Junior Championships (Zonals) in Botswana. This is after the singles and doubles finals for both age groups were played today. Team SA finished first based on the aggregated performances of the players, across both age…