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…

Philip Henning departs for Youth Olympics in Argentina

Philip Henning, along with his personal coach, MC Olivier, has departed for the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tennis is one of 32 sports making up the multi-discipline event, that takes place from the 6th to the 18th October. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports codes for these, the…

Charl Morgan wins in Stellenbosch

Gauteng Central player Charl Morgan had arguably the best week of his young tennis career, when he clinched two titles at the Curro Junior ITF 2 which ended at Stellenbosch University on Saturday. Morgan, aged 17-years-old, won the singles and doubles titles after having to retire in the singles semi-final last week against eventual champion,…

TSA launch Junior Awards

The Growthpoint Junior Masters event is set to take place in Potchefstroom in early October. The event brings the curtain down on the 2017/18 junior tennis season. To mark this milestone, TSA has decided to create a junior awards function on the Sunday evening of the tournament. The evening will have a variety of functions…

Philip Henning selected for Youth Olympic Games

South Africa’s highest world ranked tennis junior, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein has been named amongst the first list of team members to compete at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6-18 October. SASCOC announced the team on Tuesday which will represent the country in 19 different sports codes for the third Youth…

Free State Juniors dominate Pretoria ITF

South Africa’s highest world ranked junior, Philip Henning had to fight hard in defending his Gauteng North ITF boys singles title on Saturday. The tournament favourite won the title beating fellow Bloemfontein team mate Joubert Klopper in a titanic battle 6-2 3-6 7-5. It was a long final lasting 2 hours 50 minutes with almost…

SA Juniors dominated ITF Wanderers Event

It was a good week for South African junior tennis players when they dominated the Wanderers Junior ITF international tournament which ended at the Wanderers Sporting Club in Illovo, Johannesburg this weekend. South Africans made a clean title sweep winning the boys and girls singles and doubles titles in the first of two back to…