SA’s Jeff Coetzee coaches his Colombian team to top spot in the world

Colombians Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, coached by former South African professional Jeff Coetzee have clinched the year-end No. 1 ATP Doubles Team Ranking for the first time as a result of beating Americans John Isner and Sam Querrey on Wednesday at the Rolex Shanghai Masters. They are the second all-South American team to…

Jeff Coetzee’s players take US Open Men’s Double Title

New York: Under the roof in Arthur Ashe Stadium, with a sea of raucous supporters in yellow Colombian soccer jerseys surrounding them in the stands, the reigning Wimbledon champions and No. 1 seeds, Colombian duo Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, defeated No. 8 seeds Marcel Granollers of Spain and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina, 6-4,…

SA Coach Jeff Coetzee wins his Grand Slam

In their 31st Grand Slam appearance as a team, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombian players to win a Grand Slam men’s doubles title on Saturday at Wimbledon. The second seeds defeated Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5), 7-6(5), 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 to lift their first major trophy after four hours…

Jeff Coetzee coaches his doubles team to victory in Spain

Third seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, coached by South African Jeff Coetzee, won their 12th ATP Tour doubles title as a team on Sunday, defeating second seeds Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares 6-4, 7-6(4) to triumph at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell. The Colombians have played more than 350 tour-level matches together and…

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…