SA Wheelchair tennis trio off to Europe

South African wheelchair tennis aces, Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and upcoming star Donald Ramphadi will jet off to Europe this week for two prestigious international tournaments. The trio will begin their excursion at the Bath Indoor Tournament, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 1 event in Bath, Great Britain from November 6-10. Rising quad player…

KG and Mpho awarded at the 2018 gsport Awards

Congratulations to TSA Development Manager, Mpho Makhoba, who won two awards, on Friday night, at the 2018 gsport awards. Mpho took home the trophy in both the volunteer of the year and special recognition categories – for her service to tennis and was also a finalist in the Woman of the Year category. Wheelchair ace…

Warm welcome home for KG Montjane

South Africa’s top Wheelchair Tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane arrived home to a hero’s welcome on Monday morning when she arrived at OR Tambo International Airport from the UK following her Wimbledon success. Montjane broke into tears when she walked through the gates of the international arrivals terminal and was greeted by a crush of fans,…

Top seed pushed by debutante KG at Wimbledon

Top seed and defending champion Diede de Groot from the Netherlands ruined any chance of the first South African wheelchair tennis player to reach Wimbledon final as she claimed a two sets victory over wild card and Wimbledon debutante Kgothatso Montjane at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in London on Friday. Montjane gave the…

KG Montjane outlasts Kruger to reach Wimbledon semis

South African world number 8 wheelchair tennis ace and wildcard entry Kgothatso Montjane swept aside doubles partner Germany’s Katharina Kruger in a stunning three-set thriller on Thursday evening, to reach her first semi-final round at Wimbledon in London. Montjane was awarded a wild card into the grass-court tournament to become the first African wheelchair tennis…

KG Montjane claims 4th Swiss Open Title

South Africa’s leading wheelchair tennis women’s ace Kgothatso Montjane successfully defended her Swiss Open title on Saturday with a final victory over world number 7 Lucy Shuker in Geneva, Switzerland. The world number 8 Montjane claimed a 7-5 6-2 win over the Brit top seed in a match which showcased the best of women’s tennis…

Montjane to begin her Aussie Open Campaign

South African world number 7 wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane will get her 2018 Australian Open campaign underway on Wednesday against experienced rival Aniek van Koot of the Netherlands at Melbourne Park in Australia. Montjane has a challenging draw ahead of her as she could potentially play world number 2 and Wimbledon champion Diede de…

Top SA Wheelchair trio jet off to Australia

Top South African wheelchair tennis trio, Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and Evans Maripa jetted off on Saturday evening to Australia to represent the country in three major season opening international tennis tournaments this month. World No7 women’s player Montjane will be hoping to have another magical run at the Sydney Wheelchair Tennis Open, an International…

Montjane qualifies for fourth Australian Open Grand Slam

South African world number 7 women’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane has qualified for her fourth Australian Open and ninth Grand Slam tournament, joining the top names who will line-up for the four days of competition at the first major on the 2018 UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour, which will be held from January 24 to…

Montjane, Sithole and Maripa named 2017 Gauteng Sports Awards finalists

It is another good year for Wheelchair Tennis South Africa (WTSA) who continue their dominance in the Gauteng Sports Awards 2017 finalists, clocking no less than three recognitions. The nominees were announced by Faith Mazibuko, MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation in Gauteng at Green Hills stadium in Randfontein in the Rand-West municipality on…

KG Montjane scores third Gsport award

South African top wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane was amongst the hard working, dedicated and record-breaking women in sport, honoured at the 12th annual Gsport Awards on Saturday at The Venue in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg. The 30-year-old from Limpopo, ranked number 8 globally was named the Athlete of the year with disability for the third…

Montjane Qualifies for US Open Grand Slam for 3rd time

South African women’s leading wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane has qualified for her eighth Grand Slam tournament, joining the top seven ranked women among the field of 20 for the 2017 US Open Wheelchair Tennis Competition in New York. The event will be held on 7-10 September at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis…

2017 gsport Awards Finalists

Congratulations to Wheelchair tennis South Africa who feature heavily in the 2017 gsport Awards finalists list. Finalists were considered and scored by gsport’s Elite Panel of Judges who compiled a merit-based list of 3 Finalists per Awards category, and now it is over to the public – the fifth judge – to cast their votes…

KG, Lucas and Evans win at Arthur Ashe

Wednesday, 05 July 2017, Soweto, South Africa. – Home favourites Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and Evans Maripa won their first Joburg Open singles titles at Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto on Wednesday. South African world number 8 Montjane edged out second seed Nalani Buob from Switzerland in the women’s final, while two-time Grand Slam…