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…

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…

Sithole takes third at Wheelchair Masters

South African No1 wheelchair tennis quad ace Lucas Sithole claimed third spot behind world No2 Britain’s Andy Lapthorne at the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters at Loughborough University in England on Saturday. In his opening match, Sithole faced a tough challenge from American world No1 David Wagner. The American, who clinched his tenth NEC Masters title…

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, 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…

Sithole slips up in French Open semi-final

South African wheelchair tennis quad ace Lucas Sithole is out of the French Open, following a straight-sets defeat by American world number two David Wagner in Friday’s semi-final round. The third seed fought, but struggled throughout against the powerful-hitting American top seed, 6-0 6-4 in Paris. Wagner took charge in the opening set and made…

Fired-up Sithole takes on French Open

Top South African wheelchair tennis quad ace Lucas Sithole enters the French Open Super Series tournament in promising form after picking up some much-needed confidence on Sunday, winning the singles and doubles titles at the Toyota Open International de L’ile de Re in France. The world No4, who is brimming with confidence following his first…

Sithole’s successful defence of SA Open title

South African wheelchair tennis ace Lucas Sithole accomplished his mission to keep the SA Open trophy in the country by beating Israel’s Itay Erenlib 6-2 6-4 in the quads final at the Ellis Park Tennis Stadium on Friday. The match, which began on Thursday, was postponed to this morning because of persistent rain. And with…