GC Richard Thongoana wins the ITF Curro Junior 2

Stellenbosch, South Africa – Top seed Gauteng Central player Richard Thongoana won the Curro Junior ITF 2 tennis tournament played in Stellenbosch. Thongoana battled against last week champion and second seed Joshau Howard-Tripp. As expected it was a fierce battle. Thongoana won 7-6, 6-1. It was like the wind was out of Howard-Tripp’s sails after…

Final Results from Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas

Our SA team won their first match at the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Madrid yesterday against Hong Kong 2-1 and saved us from coming in last place. Their results: Bertus Kruger def M Sou 63 61 Richard Thongoana def C Lam 63 62 N Cheung/M Sou def Joshua Howard-Tripp/Richard Thongoana 62 62…

Day 4 Results from Junior Davis Cup

Update from the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas – day 4 results. South Africa lost 2-1 to Spain. A Fernandez Canovas def Josh Howard-Tripp 26 76(5) 64 N Vivar def Richard Thongoana 76(2) 61 Bertus Kruger/Richard Thongoana def A Fernandez Canovas/N Vivar 62 63 Our team will now play Hong Kong for 15th place.

Day 3 Results from Junior Davis Cup

Day 3 results from the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas being played in Spain. Another tough day for our SA players going down 0-3 to Colombia. N Mejia def Josh Howard-Tripp 63 62 S Hernandez def Richard Thongoana 64 60 A Hoyos/N Mejia def Bertus Kruger/Richard Thongoana 06 62 62 After the completion of…

Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas

Best of luck to our South African boys team playing in the Junior Davis Cup by BNP Paribas in Madrid, Spain. Gauteng Central are proud to have two players in the team i.e. Richard Thongoana and Bertus Kruger. The team are in group D as follows: Boys Group D: Australia (2) Alex de Minaur Alexei…

SA Colours

Congratulations to Richard Thongoana and Bertus Kruger on receiving their SA colours as members of the Junior Davis Cup team that qualified for Spain. They were awarded their blazers at the Davis Cup dinner last night. We are so proud of you guys!

Congrats Richard and Bertus

A South African team of boys and girls 14U and 16U participated in the African Junior Teams Tennis Championships in Egypt playing against Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Nigeria. Our boys 16U did us proud and through their sterling efforts South Africa qualified for the Junior Davis Cup World Finals. The team comprised two players…

Players selected for Matchpoint Foundation Scholarships

Exciting news for young tennis players and congratulations to GC players Richard Thongoana and Angela Georgieva on their selection. The Matchpoint Foundation is excited about the young tennis talent in the country and has decided to award 14 of the most promising young players in South Africa with a scholarship. The Matchpoint Foundation was started…

Gauteng Central junior Richard Thongoana crowned African junior champion

Tunis, Tunisia – South African junior tennis claimed the under 16 boys singles crown at the African Junior Championships which ended in Tunisia this weekend. Second seed Richard Thongoana of Gauteng Central beat fellow South African Joshua Howard-Tripp the eighth seed of Gauteng East 6-3 6-0 in the final. Despite the ISIS terror attack only…

GC players selected for African Junior Championships

Congratulations to Gauteng Central players Charl Morgan and Richard Thongoana on their selection to the African Junior Championships (AJC) to be played in Tunisia from 10 to 22 March 2015. The teams are: BU14: Charl Morgan (GC) & Joubert Klopper (FS) GU14: Carmen Fichardt (FS) & Lara van der Merwe (NWP) BU16: Richard Thongoana (GC)…

GC Player in Junior Davis Cup

Best of luck to Gauteng Central player Richard Thongoana who is representing South Africa at the Junior Davis Cup in Mexico. Richard is pictured below with his fellow team mates Damon Kesaris and Calvin Jordaan.

African Junior Teams Champs

Tennis South Africa announced their boys & girls 14U and 16U teams to participate in the African Junior Teams Championships to be played in Tunis, Tunisia from 9-14 June 2014. Should team South Africa win their qualifying event in Tunisia, they will qualify to represent Africa at the World Junior Finals 14 & under in…

Africa Youth Games

Tennis South Africa have named their junior players to be part of the South African team to compete in the 2nd Africa Youth Games and GCTA congratulate Richard Thongoana and Sarah Sarjoo on their selection. The Africa Youth Games will be held in Gaborone, Botswana from 22 to 31 May 2014. The tennis team will…