SA junior takes 3rd place at Cruyff Foundation Masters

South African top wheelchair tennis junior Alwande Skhosana claimed the third-place spot at the Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters which ended on Sunday in Tarbes, France. With eight players from seven different nations starting the boys’ singles in two round-robin pools of four players, Skhosana comfortably clinched his first two pool matches, defeating Sergel Lysov from…

South African Coaches shining at the Australian Open

Two South African coaches, namely Neville Godwin and Jeff Coetzee are doing the country proud with the charges “down under” at the Australian Open. Godwin and Coetzee, who were recently named by Tennis South Africa (TSA) as High Performance Consultant Coaches can be proud as their players are through to the semi-finals and finals respectively….

Israel name Davis Cup team to face SA

Israel have announced a mix of experience and youth for their upcoming tie against the Kia South African Davis Cup team. The Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie will be played at the Irene Country Club on February 2 and 3. Two veteran tennis players are 32-year-old Dudi Sela, and Jonathan Erlich, aged 40, are included…

Henning can be proud of his display down under

Up and coming junior player Philip Henning returns from the Junior Australian Open after a confidence-boosting run in Melbourne. The Bloemfontein player, part of Team SA at the 2016 AUSC Region 5 Games in Angola, made it through to the third round of singles play Down Under. There, the country’s top ranked U18 player lost…

Montjane to begin her Aussie Open Campaign

South African world number 7 wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane will get her 2018 Australian Open campaign underway on Wednesday against experienced rival Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands at Melbourne Park in Australia. Montjane has a challenging draw ahead of her as she could potentially play world number 2 and Wimbledon champion Diede de…

Henning flying high at the Junior Australian Open

Despite the early exits of Kevin Anderson and Raven Klaasen at the Australian Open last week, the South African flag is still flying high at the first Grand Slam of the year in Melbourne. In the Boys Junior Australian Open, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein won through to round three of the junior Grand Slam on…

SA Fed Cup team draw

The South African Fed Cup team will be travelling to Ulcinj in Montenegro to play in the 2018 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Europe / Africa Zone Group III. The draw for the event took place earlier today, at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) headquarters in London. This will be the first event for the…

Top juniors geared up for Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters

South African top ranked wheelchair tennis juniors have been hard at work gearing up to represent the country at the 2018 Cruyff Foundation Junior Masters in Tarbes, France on 25-28 January. Players from seven different countries will contest the boys’ singles and doubles in Tarbes, with South Africa represented by current world No. 4 Alwande…