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…

Philip Henning departs for Youth Olympics in Argentina

Philip Henning, along with his personal coach, MC Olivier, has departed for the 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tennis is one of 32 sports making up the multi-discipline event, that takes place from the 6th to the 18th October. Team South Africa will be represented in 19 different sports codes for these, the…

Philip Henning selected for Youth Olympic Games

South Africa’s highest world ranked tennis junior, Philip Henning of Bloemfontein has been named amongst the first list of team members to compete at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 6-18 October. SASCOC announced the team on Tuesday which will represent the country in 19 different sports codes for the third Youth…

SA Team ready for African Junior Championships in Morocco

The South African U18 junior tennis team are ready to take on the African Junior Championships (AJC) – to be played at the Royal Tennis Club de Marrakech in Morocco, from 12-17 March 2018. The South African boys and girls under 18 teams will be coached by KIA Davis Cup captain, Marcos Ondruska and Fed…

Philip Henning selected to receive ITF International Junior Player Grant

Fifteen players from 13 countries have been selected to receive the first ever ITF International Junior Player Grants. The new programme will provide total funding in 2018 of $325,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them make the transition from the junior…

Henning can be proud of his display down under

Up and coming junior player Philip Henning returns from the Junior Australian Open after a confidence-boosting run in Melbourne. The Bloemfontein player, part of Team SA at the 2016 AUSC Region 5 Games in Angola, made it through to the third round of singles play Down Under. There, the country’s top ranked U18 player lost…