Klaasen earns 250th Tour-Level win

South African doubles ace, Raven Klaasen and Michael Venus of New Zealand lifted their third ATP Tour title as a team on Sunday, beating Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau 3-6, 6-3, 10-2 at the Citi Open. Klaasen and Venus, who claimed three of their four victories this week in Match Tie-breaks, dropped just four points…

SA vs Bulgaria Davis Cup tickets now available

Tickets for South Africa’s crucial Euro/Africa Group II Davis Cup tie against Bulgaria, to be played from 13 to 14 September 2019 at Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town, are now on sale from Webtickets. South Africa suffered relegation to group II in October 2018 after losing to Portugal in Lisbon, making the Bulgaria match-up…

SA Coach Jeff Coetzee wins his Grand Slam

In their 31st Grand Slam appearance as a team, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombian players to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles title on Saturday at Wimbledon. The second seeds defeated Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 to lift their first major trophy after four hours…

Raven Klaasen into Wimbledon Semi-finals

South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus staged an incredible fightback to beat John Peers (Australia) and Henri Kontinen (Finland) in a five-set thriller on Wednesday to book their place in the Wimbledon men’s doubles semi-finals. Klaasen and Venus, the third seed, saw off their eighth-seeded opponents 4-6, 6-3, 6-7 (7/5),…

Kevin’s message to junior players

South African Kevin Anderson says his modus operandi in life is to pick himself up and try and rebound from “tougher moments”, just like the 2018 Wimbledon finalist experienced on Friday, bowing out in the third round to Argentina’s Guido Pella. The 33-year-old, who lost to Novak Djokovic in last year’s final after a marathon…

Federer and Nadal coming to Cape Town

Federer vs Nadal in Cape Town: Ticket details, date, venue and more Tickets will reportedly go on sale in September as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal will attempt to set a world record for most attendees at a tennis match. More details about Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s 2020 Cape Town showdown have emerged. The…

Comfortable start for Kevin at Wimbledon

It is rare a No.4 seed with a proven track record as the Wimbledon runner-up a year prior would slip so comfortably under the radar. But after 10 weeks out with a recurring elbow injury in a stop-start 2019, South African Kevin Anderson accepted there would be those who’d have had their doubts. This was,…

Third Halle doubles title for Raven Klaasen

South African doubles tennis ace Raven Klaasen had previously won two Halle titles with American Rajeev Ram Second seeds Klaasen and Michael Venus prevented a three-peat on Sunday in Halle, defeating two-time defending champions Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo 4-6, 6-3, 10-4 to win the NOVENTI OPEN. “I’m so happy right now. This is my…