Growthpoint Super 8 – a great end to 2020

The Gauteng Central Growthpoint Super 8 tournament took place at Ellis Park Tennis Stadium from 18 – 22 December 2020. It was a great way for GCTA to end the year and we thank all the players who joined us in making it a successfull event. A word of appreciation must also go the the…

Significant changes to selected upcoming TSA tournaments

Tennis South Africa (TSA) announced several significant changes to the upcoming Growthpoint Super 8 and Junior National tournaments to be held in KwaZulu–Natal and Free State respectively in October in line with the national government level 2 regulations. Most notably, the association has decided to cancel the qualifying rounds with draws to be reduced from…

TSA extends tournaments suspension

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced a further suspension of all sanctioned events, under its jurisdiction, until the 7th June 2020, inclusive. The decision to extend the shutdown of local tennis tournaments, and related activities, has been taken in light of the ever-growing threat posed by the COVID-19 outbreak and the State President’s announcement of…

TSA events suspended

Tennis South Africa has today confirmed that all TSA sanctioned events will be suspended for the next 6 weeks – until the 20th April at the earliest. This follows Sunday evening’s declaration by our State President of a national state of disaster in South Africa. Within the declaration there are three key considerations that immediately…

A lesson in sportsmanship – Caitlin Herb

Ex GC player Caitlin Herb taught us all a lesson in true sportsmanship last weekend at the Wilson R100,000 Challenge tournament played in Benoni. Caitlin reached the finals of the women’s singles draw. Unfortunately the tournament was rained out and her opponent was not able to play the following day (Monday), so she offered to share…

Dylan Walters playing for Seahawks

GC player and ex St Stithians scholar Dylan Walters has earned himself a spot on the Wagner College Seahawks tennis league’s All-Rookie team. Dylan represented Gauteng Central numerous times in our High Schools team and was selected to the South African High Schools team that toured England in 2015. Dylan is on scholarship at Wagner College…

Wilson Marks Park Grand Prix winners

Congratulations to the winners of the Wilson Marks Park Grand Prix played from 27 April to 1 May. Thanks to all players who participated and we hope that you enjoyed the tournament. Thanks also to all the officials who made it a success! WS: Lienke de Kock MS: Joshua Howard-Tripp MD: Vasilios Caripi/Mark Chigaazira WD:…

August League Results

Results of the August league recently completed are now available. Congratulations to the winners and well done to all participants. We know how much time is given up by those of you designated to putting the teams together each week, the phone calls and the sending in of the results but without your efforts administering the league…

GC Dunlop KeyHealth Results

Final results of the Gauteng Central Dunlop KeyHealth tournament. Our GC players did exceptionally well – we are so proud of all of you. Thanks to all participants and congratulations to the winners:  Singles Finals: Boys 12:  6-Codie Van Schalkwyk (WP) bt 7-Carl Roothman (Bol) 6-4 3-6 6-2 Boys 14:  3-Jonathan Bulmer (GC) bt 4-Joubert Klopper…

Renewal of TSA Membership

Important Notice for players and coaches – renewal of TSA Membership. For full details and procedure please click here.

GC Players Shine in Pretoria

Our Gauteng Central players did us proud at the recent Gauteng North Dunlop KeyHealth in Pretoria. Congrats guys and girls!!

Well Done Julie and Caitlin

Congratulations to Gauteng Central players Caitlin Herb and Julie Mansour for winning the ladies doubles title at the recent SANDF Open played in Pretoria.

SA Open Nationals

Great to see so many Gauteng Central players in the finals of the South African Open Nationals Championships!  Final results: Men’s Singles: Tucker Vorster (GN) bt Brendan Zackey (GC) 6-1 6-1 Women’s Singles: 1-Lynn Kiro (WP) bt Julie Mansour (GC) 6-1 6-1 Men’s Doubles: Redge Rostron (GE)/Brendan Zackey (GC) bt Gerhard Bekker (GC)/Lance Cohen (KZN)…