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MAJOR JUNIOR TENNIS EVENT ANNOUNCED BY TENNIS SOUTH AFRICA

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The best of the best junior tennis players to do battle in Manguang Johannesburg, South Africa – Following the international announcement in March this year by footwear and apparel manufacturer Nike that they have discontinued the global Nike junior Tour, Tennis South Africa (TSA) have announced a replacement event. The new tournament to be called …

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

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RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES Quarterfinal results of the Gauteng East KeyHealth Series being played in Benoni, Gauteng. Singles Quarterfinals Men Boys 12 Christopher Fok (Mus) bt 1-Robbie Arends (WP) 6-3 6-1 4-Codie van Schalkwyk (Nam) bt 8-Ruben Fortuin (Bol) 6-2 6-3 3-Andreas Scott (GC) bt 7-Tatenda Muttetwa (Zim) 6-2 6-1 6-Dylan Salton …

GAUTENG TO HOST INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENTS

Barnard on course for second title

Johannesburg, South Africa – A feast of international junior tennis will be served in Gauteng when Johannesburg and Pretoria host two International Tennis Federation (ITF) tennis tournaments from Saturday. The first of the back to back tournaments, The Wanderers ITF will start on Saturday 19th July with the finals scheduled for Friday 25th July and …

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

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SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS Kevin Anderson cements himself in world’s top 20 Men Singles Previous Current 17 17 Kevin Anderson 542 539 Tucker Vorster 547 545 Fritz Wolmarans 566 567 Dean O’Brien 627 628 Rik de Voest 685 683 Nik Scholtz 701 748 Ruan Roelofse 886 894 Damon Gooch 1,094 1,092 Jean Andersen 1,523 …

FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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Final results of the Dunlop Classic, part of the KeyHealth series being played in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Singles Finals Men Boys 12 6-Codie Van Schalkwyk (WP) bt 7-Carl Roothman (Bol) 6-4 3-6 6-2 Boys 14 3-Jonathan Bulmer (GC) bt 4-Joubert Klopper (FS) 6-2 1-6 6-2 Boys 16 1-Jd Malan (WP) bt 2-Lance-Pierre Du Toit (Bol) bt …

SEMI-FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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Semi-final results of the Dunlop Classic, part of the KeyHealth series being played in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Singles Semi-finals Men Boys 12 6-Codie Van Schalkwyk (WP) bt 2-Tinashe Taruberekera (GC) 2-6 6-2 6-1 7-Carl Roothman (Bol) bt 3-Connor Kruger (GN) 6-2 2-6 6-4 Boys 14 3-Jonathan Bulmer (GC) bt Taine Bernhard (GC) 6-4 6-3 4-Joubert Klopper …

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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Quarterfinal results of the Dunlop Classic being played in Johannesburg, Gauteng. Singles Quarterfinals Men Boys 12 2-Tinashe Taruberekera (GC) bt Ruben Fortuin (Bol) 7-5 6-3 3-Connor Kruger (GN) bt Tatenda Mutetwa (Zim) 3-6 7-6 (4) 6-4 6-Codie Van Schalkwyk (WP) bt 4-Tom Mchugh (Bol) 6-0 6-0 7-Carl Roothman (Bol) bt 1-Robbie Arends (WP) 6-2 1-6 …

TOP SOUTH AFRICAN JUNIOR TENNIS PLAYERS DO BATTLE IN JOHANNESBURG

Barnard cruising, but Norval stumbles

Seeds released for Dunlop Classic Tennis Fever hits the City of Gold Dunlop continues its support for tennis development     Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis fever has hit the City of Gold as over 340 tennis players from across the country have arrived in Johannesburg to participate in the Dunlop Classic which takes place from …

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Barnard on course for second title

Anderson’s fine run at Wimbledon takes him to a world ranking highChani Scheepers climbs up the world rankings Men Singles Previous             Current 18                     17 Kevin Anderson 536                   542 Tucker Vorster 479                   547 Fritz Wolmarans 527                   566 Dean O’Brien 682                   627 Rik de Voest 613                   685 Nik Scholtz 676                   701 Ruan Roelofse 876                   886 Damon Gooch …

TENNIS: MEDIA ADVISORY

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Please be advised that the final of the Dunlop Junior Challenge played in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, part of the national junior tennis KeyHealth Series were washed out due to persistent rain. All finalists shared the prize-money and national junior rankings points. The next KeyHealth Series tournament is the Dunlop Classic to be played in Johannesburg from …

TENNIS RESULTS: SEMI-FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP JUNIOR CHALLENGE

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RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP JUNIOR CHALLENGE Semi-final results of the Dunlop Junior Challenge played in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. Singles Semi-finals Men Boys 12 1-Kholo Montsi (GN) bt 7-Nicos Efstratiou (Bor) 6-1 6-3 2- Sam Mcquirk (Bor) bt 5- Carl Roothman (Bol) 6-4 3-6 6-4 Boys 14 5-Jonathan Bulmer (GC) bt 3-Justin Liebenberg (GC) 6-2 6-2 6-Kyle …

SOUTH AFRICAN TENNIS STAR HONOURED BY DAVIS CUP

Cliff Drysdale, Wayne Ferreira and Frew McMillan receive Davis Cup commitment award FREE TO USE PICTURES Wimbledon, London – A trio of South African Davis Cup legends, including two former champions, have been presented with their Davis Cup Commitment Awards at this year’s Wimbledon Championships. Cliff Drysdale, Wayne Ferreira and Frew McMillan were given their …

WIMBLEDON TENNIS FEVER HITS ETHEKWINI

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Top SA junior tennis players do battle in Durban Dunlop continues its support for tennis development Durban, South Africa – Tennis fever is at an all-time high with the Wimbledon Championships on the go in London. And this “Wimbledon fever” has gripped the KwaZulu-Natal coastal city of Durban where over 500 tennis players from across …

KEVIN ANDERSON READY FOR BATTLE WITH WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, ANDY MURRAY

Barnard cruising, but Norval stumbles

KEVIN ANDERSON READY FOR BATTLE WITH WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, ANDY MURRAY Wimbledon, London – South African tennis ace Kevin Anderson will use the middle Sunday of Wimbledon to prepare well for his much anticipated fourth round clash with defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray tomorrow (Monday). Anderson, seeded 20 at this year’s Championships upset 16th seed Fabio …

TOP SA PLAYER NAMED FOR ITF JUNIOR TENNIS TEAM

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TOP SA PLAYER NAMED FOR ITF JUNIOR TENNIS TEAM Free States Philip Henning to tour Europe: Johannesburg, South Africa – Philip Henning of Grey College in Bloemfontein, Free State has been named for an ITF/GSDF Touring team which will compete in a series of junior tournaments during July and August in Europe. The team is …