Vacancy – Head Coach Arthur Ashe Development Centre

Tennis South Africa (TSA) will shortly be launching a Growthpoint development centre at the historic Arthur Ashe tennis facility in Soweto. This development centre is the first of two to be launched in Gauteng in 2018. This new centre will be centrally funded by TSA and will have six key focus areas: Collaborating with, and…

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…

Gauteng Central High Schools teams announced

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to represent Gauteng Central Tennis at the SA High Schools tournaments in Pretoria from 27 April to 1 May 2018. We thank all players who participated and represented their schools with honour. Girls U19A: Tamsin Hart – St Mary’s School Waverley Ntokozo Zungu Ne Mafuyeka –…

ITF announce details of 2019 ITF Transition Tour

The ITF announced details of the new ITF transition tour that will be launched in 2019 as part of a major restructuring of professional tennis. The tour will provide a more effective pathway linking the ITF Junior Circuit and the senior professional game, and ensure that prize money at professional level tournaments is better targeted…

Inspiring story of Mpho Mhlongo

Sixteen-year-old South African wheelchair tennis junior Mpho Mhlongo from Mohlakeng in Randfontein says wheelchair tennis changed his life, that’s following his first ever international tournament in France last month. Mhlongo represented the country at the recent Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France together with world number 4 junior Alwande Skhosana and says the experience…

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…