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…

KG Montjane outlasts Kruger to reach Wimbledon semis

South African world number 8 wheelchair tennis ace and wildcard entry Kgothatso Montjane swept aside doubles partner Germany’s Katharina Kruger in a stunning three-set thriller on Thursday evening, to reach her first semi-final round at Wimbledon in London. Montjane was awarded a wild card into the grass-court tournament to become the first African wheelchair tennis…

KG Montjane claims 4th Swiss Open Title

South Africa’s leading wheelchair tennis women’s ace Kgothatso Montjane successfully defended her Swiss Open title on Saturday with a final victory over world number 7 Lucy Shuker in Geneva, Switzerland. The world number 8 Montjane claimed a 7-5 6-2 win over the Brit top seed in a match which showcased the best of women’s tennis…

Arthur Ashe to host Inter-Provincial Wheelchair Champs

South Africa’s young promising wheelchair tennis players will converge at Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto this weekend for the 2018 NetCare Inter-Provincial Championships. The tennis championship will see fifteen teams from all nine provinces, each represented by four players, battle it out over two days in singles and doubles matches with the competition beginning…