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 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…

Laver Cup Boston 2020 Moved To 2021

Event organisers today announced that the Laver Cup will not be held in 2020, but will return to Boston in 2021, a move prompted by changes to the international tennis calendar which created a scheduling conflict with other major international tennis events. The fourth edition of the Laver Cup will now be held at TD…

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…

Kholo Montsi crowned double African Junior Champion

The 2020 African Junior Championships Individual Competition has drawn to a close following five days of high-level action at the TuksTennis, University of Pretoria. The country’s top seed Kholo Montsi gave the home fans plenty to cheer about, becoming the first South African to claim the 18 & Under African Junior Championships title since Philip…

WTA Future Stars event for South Africa

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced an exciting new partnership with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to bring a WTA Future Stars event to South Africa in 2020. WTA Future Stars is a singles competition for girls in the Under-14 (U14) and Under-16 (U16) age categories, that culminates in a global final held in the…

ATP Challenger returns to SA

Local tennis has been boosted by the news that Tennis South Africa (TSA) has secured the rights to bring an ATP Challenger tournament to the country in 2020. The ATP Challenger 50 event will take place at the new tennis complex at North-West University (NWU), Potchefstroom – from the 9th March 2020. Challenger events are…

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…

Four medals for Team SA

The hard work put in by Team SA’s tennis finally paid off as they made a victorious way to the code’s first medals of the African Union Sport Council Region V Games in Gaborone on Monday. It was an all South African affair at the Notwane Tennis Courts with team SA’s players achieving a total…

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…

Wilson R100 000 Challenge Champions

Lleyton Cronje of Gauteng North and Jessica Kahts of Gauteng Central were crowned the 2018 Wilson R100 000 Challenge Champions on Sunday. The tournament in its sixth year, is the richest national tournament on the Tennis South Africa (TSA) calendar. In the junior under 14 tournament, Lwazi Ngwenya of Gauteng Central and Kagiso Ledwaba of…

Wilson R100 000 Challenge returns to Benoni

For the past five years, sporting equipment giant Wilson have held their popular Wilson R100 000 Challenge and this year they will host it again. The 6th Wilson R100 000 Challenge will be played over two weekends this month, 13-15 April and 20-22 April at the Gauteng East Tennis Centre in Benoni, Gauteng. The tournament…