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,…

SA Spring Open to be played at Ellis Park

Spring will commence when the inaugural South African Spring Open international tennis tournament will take place in Johannesburg. Tennis South Africa (TSA), in association with Vision View Productions (VVP), will host the tournament from September 23 to 29. History will be made when the tournament will include both able-bodied ITF an able-bodied ITF World Tennis…

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…

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 R100 000 Challenge is back

The World’s leading tennis brand Wilson are again ready to host the Wilson R100 000 Challenge. The tournament will be played at the Gauteng East Tennis Centre in Lakefield, Benoni over two weekends namely 5th, 6th and 7th and 12th, 13th and 14th May 2017. Brothers Brad and Brett Summers, Directors of The Golf Racket,…

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:…

Wilson R100 000 Challenge

The much anticipated Wilson R100 000 Challenge is coming in May! Tournament will once again be hosted at the Benoni courts. Enter now. U/14 Girls & Boys – Singles & Doubles Open Ladies & Men’s – Singles & Doubles. venue: Gauteng East Tennis Centre, Benoni dates: 5 – 14 May 2017 Online entries to be made…