Team SA clinch Group A 2nd place at ATP Cup

South Africa clinched second place in Group A behind Serbia at the inaugural ATP Cup after defeating France 2-1 in their final tie on Wednesday in Brisbane, Australia. Represented by Kevin Anderson, Lloyd Harris, Raven Klaasen, Ruan Roelofse, Kholo Montsi and Jeff Coetzee (captain), the country needed to win 3-0 against France to make the…

Team SA make a clean sweep over Chile at ATP Cup

Brisbane, Australia; Djokovic might have termed Kevin Anderson’s instant success the best after squeezing past the South African on Saturday night: “Absence from the Tour, obviously, didn’t really affect his game too much.” Chile’s Cristian Garin would agree. Anderson, playing in his first tournament in seven months, beat Chile’s No. 1 6-0, 6-3 to deliver…

Team SA suffer defeat in ATP Cup opener

Team South Africa began the inaugural ATP Cup campaign with a 3-0 defeat against Serbia in Brisbane, Australia on Saturday. Rising star Lloyd Harris gave a spirited display in the opening singles match before going down 3-6 7-6(4) 6-3 against world No. 34 Dusan Lajovic of Israel in a 2-hour and 15-minute pulsating battle. Harris…

Team SA to face Serbia in their opener

BRISBANE, Australia, January 3 (ANA) – Team South Africa will get its campaign underway at the ATP Cup on Saturday, as first-time captain and renowned ATP coach Jeff Coetzee leads a young, exciting team in the inaugural team event. The international men’s event is currently being staged in three different Australian cities (Perth, Brisbane and…

SA looking to Harris for Friday’s Davis Cup Tie

South Africa will be looking to Lloyd Harris to anchor their challenge in Friday’s opening Davis Cup Europe/Africa Group II tie against Bulgaria at the Kelvin Grove Club in Cape Town (start 11am). Following Thursday’s draw at a Constantia wine farm, the country’s number one player will play the opener against Bulgaria’s Number two, Alexandar…

Davis Cup preparations

CAPE TOWN, September 10 (ANA) – The early exit of South Africans at the recent US Open has meant that the country’s Davis Cup team has had loads of time to prepare this weekend’s Europe/Africa Group 11 tie against Bulgaria in Cape Town. Lloyd Harris, SA’s lone player in the main draw, made a first-round…

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…