Team SA best in the continent

Hosts South Africa capped a historic tournament by winning the 18 & Under African Junior Championships Nations trophy when the continental tournament ended at TuksTennis at University of Pretoria on Sunday. South Africa finished in top position with an overall 635 points in the nation rankings with Morocco in second place with 490 points and…

Kholo Montsi crowned double African Junior Champion

The 2020 African Junior Championships Individual Competition has drawn to a close following five days of high-level action at the TuksTennis, University of Pretoria. The country’s top seed Kholo Montsi gave the home fans plenty to cheer about, becoming the first South African to claim the 18 & Under African Junior Championships title since Philip…

WTA Future Stars event for South Africa

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced an exciting new partnership with the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to bring a WTA Future Stars event to South Africa in 2020. WTA Future Stars is a singles competition for girls in the Under-14 (U14) and Under-16 (U16) age categories, that culminates in a global final held in the…

Match in Africa a resounding success

Congratulations to John-Laffnie De Jager and his team at No Boundaries for hosting such an amazing event in South Africa showcasing two tennis legends – Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal. The Match in Africa was a huge success breaking world records for crowd attendance and raising millions for the Roger Federer Foundation. John-Laffnie sums it…

GC 2020 High Schools teams announced

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the Gauteng Central Schools teams. Our GC A team will represent us at the SA Schools Interprovincial Tournament in Pretoria from 10 – 13 April 2020 . We thank all players who participated and represented their schools with honour. GIRLS U/15 A Erin Jacobs –…

Klaasen’s Australian Open bid over

South Africa’s participation at this year’s Australian Open is over after doubles star Raven Klaasen lost in the second round in Melbourne on Friday. Klaasen and his new Austrian partner Oliver Marach lost 7-6 (7/5), 3-6, 4-6 to little-known Argentine Andres Molteni and his Monegasque partner, Hugo Nys. Klaasen and Marach were the ninth-seeds for…

Long day for Kevin at the Australian Open

Kevin Anderson may not have envisaged his return to Grand Slam championship play would end at 1:30 a.m. local time in Melbourne, but that’s what happened on Wednesday morning at the Australian Open. The big-serving South African finally completed a 6-4, 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(8) comeback victory over Belarusian qualifier Ilya Ivashka in three hours…

Lloyd Harris suffers early Australian Open exit

Rising South African tennis star Lloyd Harris suffered an early exit at the Australian Open when he was bundled out in the first round by Argentine 14th-seed Diego Schwartzman in Melbourne on Tuesday. Schwartzman won comfortably in three sets with a 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 scoreline. Harris hit more winners (23) than his opponent (20) but…

SA’s Harris blown away in Adelaide final by red-hot Rublev

South African Lloyd Harris’ gallant run at the Adelaide International ended in defeat in the final against Russia’s Andrey Rublev. Rublev romped to victory in just 57 minutes, winning 6-3, 6-0, making it back-to-back titles for the 22-year-old after claiming victory at the Qatar Open in Doha last week. Harris can console himself in the…

Lloyd Harris goes from qualifying to final

South African Lloyd Harris reached his first ATP Tour final on Friday at the Adelaide International, battling past American Tommy Paul 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-3 in two hours and nine minutes. “I’m so excited to be in the final here in Adelaide. Just ecstatic with the match I played,” Harris said. “Looking forward to [the final]…

Lloyd Harris on fire in Adelaide

Rising South African tennis star Lloyd Harris has reached the semi-finals of the ATP event in Adelaide, Australia. The 22-year-old upset Spain’s world No 30 Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3, 6-3 in their quarter-final clash on Thursday. Earlier in the week, Harris – who came through qualifying at the ATP 250 event – defeated Chile’s world…

Team SA clinch Group A 2nd place at ATP Cup

South Africa clinched second place in Group A behind Serbia at the inaugural ATP Cup after defeating France 2-1 in their final tie on Wednesday in Brisbane, Australia. Represented by Kevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris, Raven Klaasen, Ruan Roelofse, Kholo Montsi and Jeff Coetzee (captain), the country needed to win 3-0 against France to make the…

Egoli League 2020

Entries for the Gauteng Central Egoli League 2020 for Men and Ladies are now open. Mens League is from 2 February to 8 March 2020 with the Men’s Premier League being played on Sundays at 08h00 and the Men’s League at 08h30 also on Sundays. The Ladies League is from 1 February to 7 March…

New Dunlop Sponsorship deal with TSA

Tshwane, South Africa – Srixon Sports South Africa, the new distributors of Dunlop Sport in South Africa have successfully renewed the Dunlop sponsorship deal with Tennis South Africa (TSA). Dunlop, one of the world’s biggest and best tennis ball brands, will continue as the official ball supplier to TSA, for specific events and programmes, effective…