Kevin plays Fore Love Tournament for charity

Kevin Anderson giving back at the inaugural Fore Love Tournament hosted by Jack and Barbara Nicklaus & Bob and Mike Bryan which raised an incredible $1.1 million! Fore Love brought together some of the biggest names in golf and tennis, along with big-hearted donors whose support helped children in need of medical care, hope and…

Raven Klaasen to team up with Michael Venus in 2018

New Zealand’s Michael Venus and South-African Raven Klaasen are set to team up in 2018. Venus, 30, won’t be continuing his collaboration with USA’s Ryan Harrison. The duo won the Millennium Estoril Open in their second tournament of the season this past May. The pair then went on to shockingly claim the French Open men’s…

Growthpoint Super 8 Series Race for juniors launched

Tennis South Africa and our headline partner, Growthpoint Properties, are delighted to launch the Growthpoint Super 8 Series Race. The race aims to build our key TSA junior national tournaments (specifically Growthpoint Super 8 events and the Growthpoint Junior Nationals), into a series – in order to recognise the most consistent junior players in South…

Sithole takes third at Wheelchair Masters

South African No1 wheelchair tennis quad ace Lucas Sithole claimed third spot behind world No2 Britain’s Andy Lapthorne at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Loughborough University in England on Saturday. In his opening match, Sithole faced a tough challenge from American world No1 David Wagner. The American, who clinched his tenth NEC Masters title…

2018 Changes to the ITF Junior Circuit

The ITF Board of Directors has approved the recommendations of the Junior Circuit Committee to make rules changes in relation to on-court coaching and the service let, as well as adjust the Junior Circuit ranking points system. Selected Junior Circuit rule changes for 2018 The full 2018 Junior Circuit Regulations, with all changes marked, will…

TSA 2017/2018 Junior Rule Changes

The following Tennis South Africa rule changes have been approved for implementation as follows: Effective from 1 December 2017: 1. Playing Out of Age Group: Players who elect to Play Out of Age Group (Playing Up) will only earn the points of the higher age group if they reach the semi-finals or higher i.e. finish…

Wheelchair Tennis SA bid farewell to National Coach

Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) bid farewell to National Coach Kgotso Matshego who part ways with the Federation after 7-years of great service to join Tennis South Africa as Head Coach for Western Cape Growthpoint Development Centre starting this December. Matshego said he leaves the position appeased that the programme has grown in leaps and…

Stellenbosch University and TSA join forces

Stellenbosch University and TSA have announced the signature of a strategic partnership agreement, with the aim of developing a new world class national tennis centre at the University. The project, which is currently in the early planning stages, will operate on a co-funding basis and will see the new tennis centre: • host selected elements…