SA Seniors at the ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships in Florida

One-hundred and 23 teams from 31 nations are set to take part in next week’s ITF Super-Seniors World Team Championships in Lake Nona, Florida on 8-13 October. The tournament, returning to Florida having last been held in the state three years ago, will take place at the impressive new USTA National Campus, and is set…

Good record for SA players at the Japan Open since inception

The ATP 500 Rakuten Japan Open is currently being played in Tokyo. This tournament which includes men’s singles and doubles started in 1972. South African players have had much success on Japanese soil since the inception with the following taking titles: Wesley Moodie – singles champion 2005 Jeff Coetzee and Chris Haggard – doubles champions…

Philip Henning triumphs at ITF Curro Stellenbosch

Top seeds, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein, and Danish, Hannah Moller made the form book look like a comic strip as they emerged triumphant at the Curro Junior ITF (International Tennis Federation) 2, a grade 3 international junior world ranking tennis tournament being played at the University of Stellenbosch in Stellenbosch, Western Cape over the weekend….

SA players world rankings as at 2 October 2017

World rankings of our South African players as at 2 October 2017. Biggest movers this week are Lloyd Harris moves up 8 spots to 218 and in the women’s doubles Chanel Simmonds went down 18 places to 289. ATP Singles: 16 Kevin Anderson 218 Lloyd Harris 394 Nik Scholtz 1152 Ruan Roelofse 1207 Tucker Vorster…

Vacancy: Head Coach – TSA Development Centre

TSA is recruiting for a head coach to run our new Growthpoint tennis development centre in Cape Town. The Growthpoint development centre is the first of three to be launched in selected Provinces between October 2017 and April 2018. This new centre in Cape Town will be centrally funded by TSA and will have six…

Happy birthday Mickey Styles

Happy birthday Mickey Styles! Mickey was General Manager of Gauteng Central Tennis Association for 18 years and has continued to impart his tennis experience and knowledge to the young players that he comes into contact with. In 1969 Mickey won the South African junior singles title and achieved the status of junior Springbok. Together with…

SA players world rankings as at 25 September 2017

World rankings of our South African players as at 25 September 2017. Biggest movers of the week are Chanel Simmonds who climbed 31 places to 306, and Zoe Kruger moving up 36 spots in the WTA singles. ATP Singles: 15 Kevin Anderson 226 Lloyd Harris 396 Nik Scholtz 1153 Ruan Roelofse 1205 Tucker Vorster 1371…

Roger Anderson inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame

Congratulations to Roger Anderson who was inducted into the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame on 22 September in downtown Atlanta. Roger, married to South African Chani Scheepers who was our country’s number 1 player, was also Chani’s coach during her successful career. Roger was the top player on Georgia Tech tennis teams that reached the…