Philip Henning departs for Youth Olympics in Argentina

Philip Henning, along with his personal coach, MC Olivier, has departed for the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tennis is one of 32 sports making up the multi-discipline event, that takes place from the 6th to the 18th October. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports codes for these, the…

Super Seniors are our Super Stars!

Congratulations to Jackie Zylstra(KZN) who took GOLD for winning the 85+ Women’s Singles World Title in Umag, Croatia at the ITF Super-Seniors World Individual champs . Also to Petro Kruger(BOL) who won TWO GOLD MEDALS for the 70+ Women’s Doubles and 70+ Mixed Doubles World Titles. Derek Lawer and Kathy Nevay also received BRONZE medals…

Lloyd Harris upsets Gael Monfils in China

South African qualifier Lloyd Harris recorded his first match win on the ATP World Tour by beating fifth seed Gael Monfils of France 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in 88 minutes on Tuesday at the $1.8 million Chengdu Open being played at the Sichuan International Tennis Centre in Chengdu, China. Harris won 82 points, had an impressive…

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…

Kevin inducted to Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame

The University of Illinois celebrated its incredible legacy by inducting its second class to the the Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. Some of the greatest names in Fighting Illini history comprise the 21-person Class of 2018 and Kevin Anderson was one of them. He is the only tennis player amongst the 2018 Inaugural…

Growthpoint Top Guns info and dates

A number of dates have been confirmed for the regional finals of the 2018/19 edition of the Growthpoint Top Guns – National Club Championships. They are as follows: Boland – Annelize Morkel amtennis@adept.co.za Strand Tennis Club 6 & 7 Oct 2018 Western Province – Chantal Dreyer wptchantal@gmail.com Rondebosch & UCT 6 & 7 Oct 2018…

Kevin leads Team World at Laver Cup

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson leads Team World’s charge against a formidable Team Europe in this weekend’s Laver Cup exhibition event in Chicago. Anderson, the world No 9, is the highest-ranked member of Team World which also features Americans John Isner (world No 10), Jack Sock (No 17) and Frances Tiafoe (No 40), Argentina’s Diego Schwartzmann…

Marks Park retain their Bundes League titles

Congratulations to Marks Park Tennis Club who are once again our Bundes League Champions with their Men and Ladies A teams retaining their titles. In a fiercely fought league they did not lose a single match in both the women’s and men’s categories. Final results with points: Women: 1. Marks Park A – 104 2….