Wayne Ferreira takes Lloyd Harris under his wing

Two-time Australian Open semi-finalist Wayne Ferreira is set to work with young, up-and-coming South African tennis star Lloyd Harris. The 21-year-old Harris has just broken into the top 100 in the world and was victorious in his opening round clash at the Delray Beach Open on Monday. According to the ATP Tour’s official website, Ferreira…

Lloyd Harris makes Top 100 Debut

One year ago, Lloyd Harris was hovering outside the Top 300 and fighting to climb the ATP Rankings on the former Futures circuit. What a difference a year makes. On Sunday, Harris blasted to his third ATP Challenger Tour title, dominating the field in Launceston, Australia. The 21-year-old did not drop a set all week…

Lloyd Harris qualifies for Australian Open

South Africa’s Lloyd Harris has qualified for the main draw of the men’s singles at the Australian Open. The 21-year-old youngster from Cape Town beat veteran Dustin Brown 6-1, 7-6 (12/10) on Friday in the final qualifying round, to secure his spot. The tournament will be Harris’ second Grand Slam appearance after he lost in…

Disappointment for KIA SA Davis Cup team

Lisbon, Portugal – The Portuguese Davis Cup team took full advantage of playing their tie at home against KIA South Africa this weekend. The slow red clay of the host club CIF-Club Internacional De Foot-Ball in the heart of the capital Lisbon made it tough for the South African’s to have any real chance of…

KIA SA Davis Cup team feel positive for clay court showdown

Lisbon, Portugal – After two days of working out with the KIA South Africa team, captain Marcos Ondruska feels the players are in their best possible shape yet ahead of the weekend’s upcoming Euro Africa Group 1 play-off Davis Cup tie against Portugal, starting on Friday. Speaking at Wednesday afternoon’s pre-draw press conference at the…

KIA SA Davis Cup team announced

Marcos Ondruska announced from Seattle, USA on Tuesday his KIA South African Davis Cup side to take on Portugal next weekend in the all-important Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Euro/Africa Group 1 relegation play-off from October 19 to 20, in Lisbon, Portugal. South Africa lost their first round Group 1 tie against Israel at 2-3…

Lloyd Harris upsets Gael Monfils in China

South African qualifier Lloyd Harris recorded his first match win on the ATP World Tour by beating fifth seed Gael Monfils of France 3-6, 6-2, 6-1 in 88 minutes on Tuesday at the $1.8 million Chengdu Open being played at the Sichuan International Tennis Centre in Chengdu, China. Harris won 82 points, had an impressive…

Experienced Simon ousts Harris in US Open

New York, USA – It was always going to be a tough opening round for Lloyd Harris at the US Open men’s singles championships in New York on Monday. Harris qualified on Friday for the main draw proper after an impressive run which saw him win three qualifying rounds without losing a set. But when…