Bundes League Week two results

Week 2 of the Bundes League was another exciting one! The match between Marks park A No. 1 Uys Jordaan and Wanderers A No. 1 Bertus Kruger was exciting to watch with a close finish and real power tennis between two top players. In the ladies Caitlin Klaasen of Bryanston Sports A  played a tight…

Bertus out in round 2 at Junior French Open

Gauteng Central player and St Stithians scholar Bertus Kruger had an awesome run at his first Junior French Open going all the way from qualifying through to round 2 of the main draw. Unfortunately Bertus’ run came to an end today after a close encounter with the number 10 seed from America, Oliver Crawford. The…

Bertus qualifies for Junior French Open

Rising young star, Bertus Kruger, made a significant step forward in his fledgling career in Paris, this week, by qualifying for the main draw of the Junior French Open. Kruger, who attends St Stithians in Johannesburg, qualified by beating Bulgarian, Leonid Sheyngezikht, 4-6, 6-3 & 7-5. Earlier in the week the Gauteng Central youngster beat…

Bertus Kruger wins 1st Round qualies at Junior French Open

Thursday saw one of our rising young under 18 stars, Bertus Kruger, win his first round singles qualifier at the Junior French Open. The Gauteng Central youngster comfortably beat Japan’s Toru Horie 6-2, 6-2. This was a big win for Bertus who is currently ranked in the top 50 in the ITF Junior rankings!

Bertus Kruger takes singles and doubles titles at the Axnosis ITF

South African Junior Davis Cup team member and Gauteng Central player, Bertus Kruger won big on Saturday. The 17 year old Johannesburg based junior, captured The Axnosis ITF in the countries capital. Not only did the St Stithians College learner win the singles, but he took the doubles title too. Second seeded Kruger needed 1…

GC players shine at the ITF in Potch

Congratulations to GC players Bertus Kruger, Maja Gledic and Imaan Hassim on their success at the Grade 5 junior ITF NWU Pukke RSA 1 played in Potchefstroom. Top seed Bertus Kruger beat 2nd seed Mehluli Sibanda from Zimbabwe 63 63 in the boys singles finals. In the girls section Maja Gledic and partner Minette van Vreden…

ITF NWU Pukke RSA 1 Potchefstroom

GCTA wish all our players who are taking part in the ITF NWU Pukke RSA 1 Grade 5 tournament in Potchefstroom the best of luck. Well done to GC players Bertus

Two in a Row for Bertus

Gauteng Central player Bertus Kruger won the boys’ final against Timothy Dollman in three sets 1-6, 6-2 and 6-3 in a match lasting more than two hours at the Curro Junior ITF 2 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. Kruger also won the Curro Junior ITF 1 tournament last week. Like last week Kruger started slow and…

Congratulations Bertus!

Congratulations to GC player Bertus Kruger winner of the Curro Junior ITF Week 1 in Stellenbosch. Bertus beat the number 1 seed Timothy Dollman 16 61 64 to take the title. We are so proud of you Bertus. Picture Credit: Outsider Communications.

Final Results from Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas

Our SA team won their first match at the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Madrid yesterday against Hong Kong 2-1 and saved us from coming in last place. Their results: Bertus Kruger def M Sou 63 61 Richard Thongoana def C Lam 63 62 N Cheung/M Sou def Joshua Howard-Tripp/Richard Thongoana 62 62…

Day 4 Results from Junior Davis Cup

Update from the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas – day 4 results. South Africa lost 2-1 to Spain. A Fernandez Canovas def Josh Howard-Tripp 26 76(5) 64 N Vivar def Richard Thongoana 76(2) 61 Bertus Kruger/Richard Thongoana def A Fernandez Canovas/N Vivar 62 63 Our team will now play Hong Kong for 15th place.

Day 3 Results from Junior Davis Cup

Day 3 results from the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas being played in Spain. Another tough day for our SA players going down 0-3 to Colombia. N Mejia def Josh Howard-Tripp 63 62 S Hernandez def Richard Thongoana 64 60 A Hoyos/N Mejia def Bertus Kruger/Richard Thongoana 06 62 62 After the completion of…

Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas

Best of luck to our South African boys team playing in the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Madrid, Spain. Gauteng Central are proud to have two players in the team i.e. Richard Thongoana and Bertus Kruger. The team are in group D as follows: Boys Group D: Australia (2) Alex de Minaur Alexei…