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…

SA clinch 7th place at World Team Cup

South African quads wheelchair tennis team clinched seventh position with a decisive 2-1 over hosts Netherlands in the 7/8th place play-off at the BNP Paribas World Team Cup in Apeldoorn, Netherlands over the weekend. The country’s number 2 quads player Danny Mohlamonyane delivered a strong performance to put South Africa ahead when he dismantled Koen…

Quads team named to represent SA in World Team Cup

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) has named a quad’s team to represent the country in the prestigious 2018 BNP Paribas World Team Cup, the International Tennis Federation (ITF)’s flagship wheelchair tennis team event to be staged at Apeldoorn, Netherlands on 28 May-3 June. Forty-four teams from 25 countries will take part in this year’s competition….

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…