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TENNIS SA SUSPENDS ALL TENNIS TOURNAMENTS UNTIL 20TH OF APRIL

Pretoria, South Africa, 16 March 2020 – Tennis South Africa (TSA) has on Monday announced a suspension of all their tournaments until 20th April following President Cyril Ramaphosa declaring a national state of emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic. Following Sunday’s announcement and based on discussions with key stakeholders, Tennis South Africa is taking the precautionary …

Covid-19 Pandemic Mitigation explained in latest EU CDC RRA

From the new RRA: A high level of public awareness is a prerequisite for an effective response with social distancing measures to the COVID-19 outbreak. Risk communication activities should emphasise that although this is a new and highly contagious disease, the vast majority of infected people will recover. Easily accessible information should be available on …

TENNIS SA SUPPORTS CANCELLATION OF POTCHEFSTROOM TOURNAMENTS

Pretoria, South Africa, 13 March 2020 – The ongoing effects of COVID-19 were felt by the tennis community on Thursday afternoon, when the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced a six week suspension of tournaments due to escalating concerns over the health crisis caused by the virus pandemic. The …

DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR EVANS MARIPA AT THE NAIROBI OPEN

South African men's number 1 Evans Maripa after his victory at the Nairobi Open in Kenya on Wednesday

Nairobi, Kenya, 12 February 2020 – South African top ranked wheelchair tennis player Evans Maripa completed a Nairobi Open double on Wednesday afternoon as he added the doubles title alongside rising star Alwande Sikhosana to the singles victory he had claimed just hours earlier. Maripa recorded his second title in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) …

TOP SEEDS REMAIN ON COURSE AT JOBURG OPEN

Monday, 03 July 2017, Soweto, South Africa. – Top seeds Evans Maripa and Kgothatso Montjane remained on course after powering past Thato Tsomole and Mabel Mankgele respectively to advance to the semi-final round of the Joburg Open at Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in Soweto on Monday. South African number 1 men’s ace Maripa, who recently …

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Men  Singles  Previous  Current 67 67 Kevin Anderson 264 267 Lloyd Harris 445 456 Nik Scholtz 647 673 Tucker Vorster 1,406 1,405 Damon Gooch 1,484 1,489 Joshua Howard-Tripp 1,484 1,489 Bertus Kruger 1,544 1,547 Johannes Myburgh 1,650 1,657 Taine Bernhard 1,650 1,657 Philip Henning 1,650 1,657 Sipho Montsi 1,650 1,657 Ruan Roelofse 1,760 1,768 Ruben …

TENNIS: SEMI & FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP FREE STATE SERIES

SEMI & FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP FREE STATE SERIES Bloemfontein, South Africa – Balanced results of the Dunlop Free State Series, a South African tennis ranking tournament being played at the Free State Tennis Stadium in Bloemfontein on Monday Singles Semi Finals Boys under 12 1-John Coetzee (BOL) bt Joshua Kleynhans (BOR) 6-2 6-1 …