New Head Of Gauteng Tennis appointed

Robin Baloyi was elected as the new President of Gauteng Tennis. Robin is a successful businessman, long-time tennis player and current member of the National Seniors Committee. To learn more about Robin please click here

Revised dates for SA High Schools Girls trials

Due to the fact that Tennis South Africa are now holding the BNP Paribas Rising Stars on the weekend of 7 – 9 May we have had to make changes to our GC High Schools trials for our girls (boys event remains unchanged). Please note the changes of venue and dates! Revised dates: 15 and…

Inter school sport now permitted

School sport matches including provincial and national school sport tournaments may now resume, but without spectators and with various COVID-19 controls in place. The basic education department gazetted the new regulations on Saturday, 27 March 2021 – See gazetted regulations here Championships, tournaments and interschool sport matches that require pupils to travel to other schools…

Harris shocks Nishikori to move into Dubai semifinals

South African tennis ace Lloyd Harris becomes the first qualifier to reach the semifinals of the Dubai ATP 500 Championships with upset win over former world number 4, Kei Nishikori of Japan.Harris beat Nishikori 6-1 3-6 6-3 in 1 hour and 37 minutes. Harris won the first five games with two consecutive breaks in the…

Lloyd Harris storms into Dubai Quarterfinals

South African qualifier Lloyd Harris on Wednesday continued his dream run at the ATP 500 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships with a upset straight set (7-6 6-4) win over 14th seed Filip Krajinovic of Serbia. On Tuesday, Capetonian Harris had stunned top seed and US Open champion Dominic Thiem in straight sets in what was…

COVID Level 1 tennis regulations

Following the State President’s address last night – including his announcement of the country’s move to lockdown Alert Level 1, please note the following changes as detailed by Tennis South Africa (TSA), in terms of all tennis activities, with immediate effect: Mandatory Mask wearing: Wearing of masks is still important under alert level 1 and…

Revised Dates – High/Primary Schools Trials

Tennis South Africa announced that the SA Primary and High Schools Inter-Provincial events will now take place from the 6-9 August 2021. The Primary Schools event will be held in Bloemfontein and the High Schools tournament will take place in Pretoria. These events were originally scheduled for 19-22 March but have been moved following COVID…

GC Schools team vs Gauteng North

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic this year the Tennis South Africa High and Primary Schools Interprovincial tournaments were cancelled. To give our players the chance to compete, Gauteng Central and Gauteng North recently played against each other. Our U/13 and U/19 teams travelled to Pretoria and the U/15 teams played at Ellis Park Tennis Stadium….

Alert Level 1 Tennis Regulations

Following our State President’s announcement on the easing of restrictions and the move to alert level 1 of the national risk adjusted strategy from Monday, 21 September, several restrictions will be eased: HYGIENE MEASURES TO REMAIN IN PLACE: Always maintain 1.5m distancingWash or sanitize your hands before and after lessonsRemember to sneeze in your elbowWear…

Updated level 2 regulations

Following our State President’s announcement on the easing of restrictions and the move to alert level 2 of the national risk adjusted strategy from Tuesday, 18 August, several restrictions will be eased: PERMITTED UNDER ALERT LEVEL 2: 8 players allowed per court – for coaching purposes Tennis Clubhouses allowed to re-open Use of floodlights permitted…

TSA announces return of Junior and Senior Events

Junior Tennis: Tennis South Africa (TSA) has today announced the plans for the resumption of junior tennis tournaments with the health and safety of all involved the primary focus. Tournaments are currently set to resume in the week commencing 22 August 2020. Click here for the calendar for August and September (reflecting which Districts/Provinces) have…

Return for club tennis members

Tennis South Africa (TSA) is pleased to confirm that ALL categories of club tennis players can resume play with immediate effect. All players and facilities will need to comply with strict safety measures put in place to ensure compliance with national government protocols. These measure are detailed in the safe return to tennis info pack…

Tennis players ready to resume training

On Wednesday evening, our State President confirmed the easing of restrictions for several non-contact sports – including tennis – under alert level 3 of the national risk adjusted strategy. From a Tennis South Africa (TSA) perspective, this return will commence on a staggered basis, with the following players and their coaches now allowed to return…

Selected return for tennis under alert level 3

Tennis South Africa has welcomed Thursday’s gazetting of the sport specific alert level 3 directions by the Honourable Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture. Based on legal advice received, TSA understands that, subject to ministerial approval, the following categories of players (and their coaches) will be allowed to return to training and play shortly: ATP,…