Arthur Ashe to host Wheelchair Tennis League

Over 12 players from various regions in Gauteng will assemble at Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto on Sunday, March 18 for a one-day Performance League geared towards continuing the culture of competitiveness within the Province. The event is aimed at improving and increasing the level of play and knowledge of the most promising and…

Inspiring story of Mpho Mhlongo

Sixteen-year-old South African wheelchair tennis junior Mpho Mhlongo from Mohlakeng in Randfontein says wheelchair tennis changed his life, that’s following his first ever international tournament in France last month. Mhlongo represented the country at the recent Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France together with world number 4 junior Alwande Skhosana and says the experience…

SA junior takes 3rd place at Cruyff Foundation Masters

South African top wheelchair tennis junior Alwande Skhosana claimed the third-place spot at the Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters which ended on Sunday in Tarbes, France. With eight players from seven different nations starting the boys’ singles in two round-robin pools of four players, Skhosana comfortably clinched his first two pool matches, defeating Sergel Lysov from…

Montjane to begin her Aussie Open Campaign

South African world number 7 wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane will get her 2018 Australian Open campaign underway on Wednesday against experienced rival Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands at Melbourne Park in Australia. Montjane has a challenging draw ahead of her as she could potentially play world number 2 and Wimbledon champion Diede de…

Top juniors geared up for Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters

South African top ranked wheelchair tennis juniors have been hard at work gearing up to represent the country at the 2018 Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France on 25-28 January. Players from seven different countries will contest the boys’ singles and doubles in Tarbes, with South Africa represented by current world No. 4 Alwande…

Top SA Wheelchair trio jet off to Australia

Top South African wheelchair tennis trio, Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and Evans Maripa jetted off on Saturday evening to Australia to represent the country in three major season opening international tennis tournaments this month. World No7 women’s player Montjane will be hoping to have another magical run at the Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open, an International…

Montjane qualifies for fourth Australian Open Grand Slam

South African world number 7 women’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane has qualified for her fourth Australian Open and ninth Grand Slam tournament, joining the top names who will line-up for the four days of competition at the first major on the 2018 UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, which will be held from January 24 to…

Sithole takes third at Wheelchair Masters

South African No1 wheelchair tennis quad ace Lucas Sithole claimed third spot behind world No2 Britain’s Andy Lapthorne at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Loughborough University in England on Saturday. In his opening match, Sithole faced a tough challenge from American world No1 David Wagner. The American, who clinched his tenth NEC Masters title…