SA go down to Israel in Davis Cup

It was a sombre atmosphere at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria late Saturday afternoon as the KIA South Africa Davis Cup side lost to Israel in the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group 1. Credit to the visitors who came from 1-2 down to beat South Africa 3-2 which secures them a spot in Euro/Africa Group…

Davis Cup draw

South Africa’s Lloyd Harris’s name was drawn first out the hat at the official draw of the Davis Cup by PNB Paribas, Euro/Africa Group 1 tie between South Africa and Israel, held at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria on Thursday. This means the 21-year-old Capetonian will go out first for his country at 16h00…

Davis Cup Captains forecast a closely contested Tie

Both South African and Israeli Davis Cup captains say this weekend’s crucial Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie at the Irene Country Club is evenly poised. Marcos Ondruska, the KIA SA Davis Cup captain said that the Israeli team were a well-balanced side of youth and experienced, and would be tough competition come the weekend. “I…

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…

Denmark pinning Davis Cup hopes on slower indoor surface

Denmark’s Davis Cup team have pinned their hopes on an indoor hardcourt surface to halt South Africa’s charge in the upcoming promotion tie over the weekend in Aarhus, Denmark. The KIA South Africa squad under the guidance of captain Marcos Ondruska worked out at the match venue late Monday afternoon. The squad will be looking…

Team SA’s all set for a Davis Cup win

South Africa’s tennis team will travel to Aarhus in Denmark this week to play against their Danish rivals as part of the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group 2 contest, which takes place from Friday to Sunday. Team SA is hoping to continue the impressive performance displayed against Slovenia in Irene, Gauteng, in April. Team skipper Marcos…

Davis Cup Victory for South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa – In front of an enthusiastic sold out home crowd, KIA South African doubles specialist Raven Klaasen and Ruan Roelofse overcame Slovenia’s Grega Zemlja and Tomislav Ternar in straight sets 7-6 (6) 6-2 6-4 to clinch an overall victory for team KIA South Africa in the Davis Cup on Saturday at the…

South Africa lead Slovenia 2-0 after day one of Davis Cup

Pretoria, South Africa – South Africa made a dream start to their Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group 2 second round tie against Slovenia at the Irene Country Club on Friday. The home team lead 2-0 after singles players Lloyd Harris and Nik Scholtz won their singles rubbers in impressive style. Harris opened for South Africa and…