Great ATP Nitto World Tour finals for our South Africans

London, United Kingdom – Many a coach has had to console a player after a match with “You lost to someone better,” and that was the reality facing Kevin Anderson as he came off court after an emphatic 6-2 6-2 defeat to Novak Djokovic in the Nitto ATP Finals. Anderson has had a great year….

Jeff Coetzee’s Colombian doubles team wins maiden Masters Title

No. 6 seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah have captured their maiden team Masters 1000 title in Rome. The Colombian duo recovered from a set down to beat Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta and Portuguese Joao Sousa 3-6 6-4 10-4. Carreno Busta and Sousa made the most out of the break they earned in the…

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….

Unchanged KIA SA Davis Cup Team announced to face Israel

KIA South African Davis Cup Captain, Marcos Ondruska, has named an unchanged squad to take on Israel, from the 2-3 February 2018, at Irene Country Club outside Pretoria. The KIA SA Davis Cup squad selected by Ondruska is Lloyd Harris, Nik Scholtz, Ruan Roelofse, Raven Klaasen and Tucker Vorster. Former elite doubles player, and current…

Jeff Coetzee joins TSA on a consultancy basis

Current ATP touring coach and ex-professional player, Jeff Coetzee, will be joining Neville Godwin – as a part-time high performance consultant to TSA. Coetzee will continue to coach on the ATP Pro Tour, but will provide his expertise to TSA whenever he is back in South Africa. Western Cape based, Coetzee is presently coaching the…

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…

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…

Davis Cup Team announced

South Africa will go all guns-a-blazing into their Davis Cup by BNP Paribas promotion tie against Denmark from September 15 to 17, in Aarhus, Denmark. Tennis South Africa (TSA), on Tuesday, announced a strong KIA South Africa squad to take on the Danes, comprising of Lloyd Harris, Nik Scholtz, Raven Klaasen and Ruan Roelofse –…