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…

Double victories for Montjane in South Korea

South African wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane returns home from South Korea with two trophies after defeating top seed Katharine Kruger of Germany to claim the singles title just a day after collecting the doubles trophy with Kruger on the penultimate of the Busan Open. The world No10 reached the final of the International…

Montjane battles her way into SA Open semi-final

A colossal second-set fightback from Kgothatso ‘KG’ Montjane saw South Africa’s top-ranked women’s wheelchair tennis player booking her spot in the semi-final of the SA Open at Ellis Park Tennis Stadium in Johannesburg on Tuesday. After a tough battle to secure the first set 7-5 against world No 6 Sabine Ellerbrock, Montjane clawed her way…