SA Fed Cup Team announced

Newly appointed Fed Cup captain, Rene Plant is on a mission. The former professional player is working hand in hand with Tennis South Africa (TSA) to promote, develop and improve the status of women’s tennis in the country. On announcing her Fed Cup squad to do national duty in Montenegro from the 16-21 April, Plant…

Welcome to the SA beach tennis revolution

2018 is set to be the official year of beach tennis in South Africa. This comes after Tennis South Africa (TSA) officially launched the fun tennis format on Tuesday, with a host of exciting announcements. TSA has spent the last 12 months trialling beach tennis across the country and is stepping up its commitment to…

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…

TSA launch Soweto Growthpoint Development Centre

Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa (TSA) on Friday launched its latest Growthpoint Development Centre – in Soweto, Johannesburg. The Soweto facility is the second of five TSA Growthpoint Development Centres to be launched in the next few months. The first Development Centre was launched in Cape Town late last year. The Soweto centre…

SA Team ready for African Junior Championships in Morocco

The South African U18 junior tennis team are ready to take on the African Junior Championships (AJC) – to be played at the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech in Morocco, from 12-17 March 2018. The South African boys and girls under 18 teams will be coached by KIA Davis Cup captain, Marcos Ondruska and Fed…

Philip Henning selected to receive ITF International Junior Player Grant

Fifteen players from 13 countries have been selected to receive the first ever ITF International Junior Player Grants. The new programme will provide total funding in 2018 of $325,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them make the transition from the junior…

Delpo beats Kevin Anderson in Acapulco

Kevin Anderson was playing some of the best tennis of his life. In his only fourth tournament of the year, the South African had already reached his third final of the season at the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presentado por HSBC in Acapulco. But none of that mattered to Juan Martin del Potro in Mexico on…

Growthpoint to sponsor Seniors Tennis

Growthpoint Properties has expanded its support of tennis in the country by becoming the official headline partner of seniors (veterans) tennis. Growthpoint was unveiled as the headline sponsor of Tennis South Africa in July 2017 with the objective of growing the foundations of the sport in South Africa – especially at grassroots level. This sponsorship…