Team SA clinch Group A 2nd place at ATP Cup

South Africa clinched second place in Group A behind Serbia at the inaugural ATP Cup after defeating France 2-1 in their final tie on Wednesday in Brisbane, Australia. Represented by Kevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris, Raven Klaasen, Ruan Roelofse, Kholo Montsi and Jeff Coetzee (captain), the country needed to win 3-0 against France to make the…

Team SA make a clean sweep over Chile at ATP Cup

Brisbane, Australia; Djokovic might have termed Kevin Anderson’s instant success the best after squeezing past the South African on Saturday night: “Absence from the Tour, obviously, didn’t really affect his game too much.” Chile’s Cristian Garin would agree. Anderson, playing in his first tournament in seven months, beat Chile’s No. 1 6-0, 6-3 to deliver…

Team SA suffer defeat in ATP Cup opener

Team South Africa began the inaugural ATP Cup campaign with a 3-0 defeat against Serbia in Brisbane, Australia on Saturday. Rising star Lloyd Harris gave a spirited display in the opening singles match before going down 3-6 7-6(4) 6-3 against world No. 34 Dusan Lajovic of Israel in a 2-hour and 15-minute pulsating battle. Harris…

Team SA to face Serbia in their opener

BRISBANE, Australia, January 3 (ANA) – Team South Africa will get its campaign underway at the ATP Cup on Saturday, as first-time captain and renowned ATP coach Jeff Coetzee leads a young, exciting team in the inaugural team event. The international men’s event is currently being staged in three different Australian cities (Perth, Brisbane and…

Jeff Coetzee appointed TSA Director of Tennis

The 42 year old Coetzee, who originally hails from Okiep in the Northern Cape, will combine his current ATP Tour coaching responsibilities with the new position and is excited about the opportunity to oversee TSA’s high performance player pathway. “I am delighted to have accepted this role. It is a great platform for me to…

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….