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…

Gauteng League tournament returns to Soweto

The Gauteng One-Day Wheelchair Tennis tournament will raise the bar this year with a record number of players, when the provincial league event returns to Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Jabavu, Soweto this Saturday, 6th April 2019. The event this year will see over 60 players from 6 centres including Adelaide Thambo in Soweto, Kwa-Thema,…

SA secures World Team Cup Qualification double

South Africa’s men’s and women’s teams earned a double victory on Sunday as the 2019 BNP Paribas World Team Cup Africa Qualification came to end at the Nairobi Club in Kenya with the victors defeating the host nation 2-0 in both the men’s and women’s finals. South Africa will now contest the men’s and women’s…

Wheelchair Tennis Development Centres relaunched in WC

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) relaunched its development centres in the Western Cape during the past week with renewed spirits following a successful camp on Saturday. The Province now boasts three development hubs, Khayelitsha, Delft and Astra. Players from Khayelitsha and Delft enjoyed a full day of tennis at 3 Anchor Bay Tennis Centre in…

SA Wheelchair tennis trio off to Europe

South African wheelchair tennis aces, Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and upcoming star Donald Ramphadi will jet off to Europe this week for two prestigious international tournaments. The trio will begin their excursion at the Bath Indoor Tournament, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 1 event in Bath, Great Britain from November 6-10. Rising quad player…

Arthur Ashe to host Johan Cruyff Africa Junior Camp

The tenth International Tennis Federation (ITF) Johan Cruyff Africa Junior Camp returns to Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto this weekend from 29 September to 1 October. The camp which will be staged in Javabu for the second consecutive year, will see over 18 junior wheelchair tennis stars rolling in from over three countries in…

Warm welcome home for KG Montjane

South Africa’s top Wheelchair Tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane arrived home to a hero’s welcome on Monday morning when she arrived at OR Tambo International Airport from the UK following her Wimbledon success. Montjane broke into tears when she walked through the gates of the international arrivals terminal and was greeted by a crush of fans,…

Top seed pushed by debutante KG at Wimbledon

Top seed and defending champion Diede de Groot from the Netherlands ruined any chance of the first South African wheelchair tennis player to reach Wimbledon final as she claimed a two sets victory over wild card and Wimbledon debutante Kgothatso Montjane at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London on Friday. Montjane gave the…