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…

Davis Cup draw

South Africa’s Lloyd Harris’s name was drawn first out the hat at the official draw of the Davis Cup by PNB Paribas, Euro/Africa Group 1 tie between South Africa and Israel, held at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria on Thursday. This means the 21-year-old Capetonian will go out first for his country at 16h00…

Davis Cup Captains forecast a closely contested Tie

Both South African and Israeli Davis Cup captains say this weekend’s crucial Euro/Africa Zone Group 1 tie at the Irene Country Club is evenly poised. Marcos Ondruska, the KIA SA Davis Cup captain said that the Israeli team were a well-balanced side of youth and experienced, and would be tough competition come the weekend. “I…

Unchanged KIA SA Davis Cup Team announced to face Israel

KIA South African Davis Cup Captain, Marcos Ondruska, has named an unchanged squad to take on Israel, from the 2-3 February 2018, at Irene Country Club outside Pretoria. The KIA SA Davis Cup squad selected by Ondruska is Lloyd Harris, Nik Scholtz, Ruan Roelofse, Raven Klaasen and Tucker Vorster. Former elite doubles player, and current…

Nik and Chanel win in Stellenbosch again

Both Nik Scholtz and Chanel Simmonds won their second titles at the final Digicall Futures tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. Simmonds won the final against Lou Adler from France in 4-6, 7-6 and 6-2. “I’m very happy with the way I played these past three weeks, actually four weeks. Even though I did not win last…

Nik and Chanel win Stellenbosch Digicall Futures 1

South Africa’s Nik Scholtz and Chanel Simmonds won the Digicall Futures 1 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. Scholtz won the men’s tournament by beating Frenchman Leny Mitjana. The top seeded Scholtz needed only two sets to win the final 6-4, 6-4 against the number four seed. Simmonds, seeded number one, demolished unseeded Naomi Totka in less…