SA Wheelchair Team qualify for World Team Cup finals

South African men’s wheelchair tennis team have secured their spot in the 2020 BNP Paribas World Team Cup finals with a clean sweep victory over Morocco in Nairobi on Sunday. Twelve teams from eight countries battled it out on the courts of Nairobi Tennis Club, from February 13-16, to vie for a spot in the…

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…

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….