Junior National Selectors announced

Tennis South Africa has confirmed its new panel of junior national selectors. The selectors are as follows: Asnath Sebati (Western Cape), MC Olivier (Free State), Terrey Schweitzer (Gauteng) and Liza-Mari Olivier (North West). The term of the new selection panel has begun and runs until the end of March 2021. The end date being in…

ITF, WTA and ATP deliver optimised pro tennis structure

The ITF has announced an agreement with the ATP and the WTA to optimise the structure of men’s and women’s professional tennis. This will provide additional competitive opportunities and a clear and fair pathway for talented players. The agreement includes the allocation of ATP and WTA ranking points at $15,000 ITF World Tennis Tour tournaments,…

The Wilson Challenge to be played in Benoni

The Wilson Tennis Challenge will raise the bar this year with its biggest ever prize money purse, when the 7th edition of the popular local tournament returns to the Gauteng East Tennis Centre in Lakefield, Benoni from 31 May – 09 June 2019. Thanks to the continued commitment of title sponsor – sporting equipment giant…

U14 African Junior Champs come to Benoni

South Africa will host the Under-14 African Junior Championships for boys and girls at the Gauteng East Tennis Centre in Benoni from 24 to 28 April 2019. This is the fourth consecutive year that the prestigious junior tennis showpiece takes place on South African shores with the host nation having finished in second place last…

GC junior invited to Chris Evert Academy

Congratulations to Gauteng Central junior player Mia Roets who received an invitation to go to the Chris Evert School in the US. Mia enjoyed her time at the Evert Academy and after an assessment was placed in the High Performance Group and remained undefeated throughout the week. The highlight was when Mia got to meet…

SA National Champions crowned

The final day of the Growthpoint Junior Nationals came to an exciting conclusion in Mangaung on Monday and it was the Free State pair of Delien Kleinhans and Joubert Klopper who claimed top honours in the U/18 category. Kleinhans was up against Gauteng Central’s Tamsin Hart and played dazzling tennis to win the match 6-1…

GC players excel at Junior Masters

The country’s premier annual junior event Growthpoint Junior Masters took place at the Riaan Venter Tennis Academy this past weekend. Eight players in the boys and girls under 12, 14, 16 and 18 age groups were competing against each other for their respectve titles as Junior Masters. We are so proud of our three Gauteng…

Growthpoint Junior Masters starts today

The seeds and draw for this weekend’s 2018 Growthpoint Masters have been announced by Tennis South Africa (TSA). The country’s premier junior event that ends the 2017/18 junior tennis season takes place at the Riaan Venter Tennis Academy on the NWU-PUKKE campus in Potchefstroom from Friday 5 October to Sunday 7 October 2018. Eight players…