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South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE GAUTENG EAST KEYHEALTH SERIES

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 (GE) bt 2-Tom Mchugh (Bol) 6-3 6-3 Boys 14 1-Christiaan Worst (GN) bt Rudolf Lubbe (NC) 6-2 6-4 3-Joubert Klopper (FS) bt 6-Gerhard Swart (MP) 6-2 6-7 (5) 6-2 16-Taine…

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Barnard on course for second title

GAUTENG TO HOST INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR TENNIS TOURNAMENTS

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 will be played at The Wanderers Tennis Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. The second, the Gauteng North Junior ITF will be played from 26th July to 1st August at the Groenkloof…

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South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

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 1,522 Jacob de Klerk Doubles Previous Current 22 25 Raven Klaasen 84 84 Kevin Anderson 230 263 Ruan Roelofse 334 314 Dean O’Brien 471 414 Rik de Voest 471 474…

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FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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 6-2 6-4 Men 1-Ruben Alberts (GN) bt 5-Aidan Carrazedo (GC) 6-2 6-2 Women Girls 12 4-Delien Kleinhans (FS) bt 2-Rochelle Pienaar (EP) 4-6 6-3 6-3 Girls 14 1-Maja Gledic (GC)…

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SEMI-FINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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 (FS) bt 1-Hugh Morgan (GC) 6-2 6-4 Boys 16 1-Jd Malan (WP) bt 6-Jandre’ Lessing (EP) 6-3 6-3 2-Lance-Pierre Du Toit (Bol) bt 7-Hubert Badenhorst (FS) bt 7-6 (1) 1-6…

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Kia South Africa Fed Cup Team Media Day

QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE DUNLOP CLASSIC

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 6-2 Boys 14 1-Hugh Morgan (GC) bt 8-William Wilson (GN) 7-6 (1) 3-6 6-3 3-Jonathan Bulmer (GC) bt 5-Pierre Malan (WP) 6-1 6-1 4-Joubert Klopper (FS) bt Victor Putter (GN)…

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Barnard cruising, but Norval stumbles

STRONG SOUTH AFRICAN REPRESENTATION AT THE MYLAN WORLD TEAMTENNIS

USA – This week the 39th season of the Mylan World TeamTennis (Mylan WTT) kicks off in the United States of America. The Mylan WTT was the brain child of legendary tennis ace, Billie Jean King who co-founded the professional team tennis competition in the 1970’s based on a concept of gender equity showcasing the best in professional team tennis competition. Mylan WTT offers unique access to the sport and some of the greatest champions have played in the competition over the past four decades.…

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TENNIS: JUNIOR SOUTH AFRICAN TENNIS STARS TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA IN ITALY

Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa has announced the South African junior tennis team to represent South Africa at the Under 12 The Nations Cup/Lampo Trophy 2014 to be held in Brescia Italy. The tournament will take place from the 14 – 20 July 2014. The following players have been selected; Boys Khololwam Montsi (GN) Damien Nezar (SWD) Girls Lara van der Merwe (NW) Ntokozo Zungu (GC)   The team will be coached by Bridget Visee of Cape Town.

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Petro gets better with age

JUNIOR SOUTH AFRICAN TENNIS STARS TO REPRESENT SOUTH AFRICA IN ITALY

Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa has announced the South African junior tennis team to represent South Africa at the Under 12 The Nations Cup/Lampo Trophy 2014 to be held in Brescia Italy. The tournament will take place from the 14 – 20 July 2014.   The following players have been selected: Boys Khololwam Montsi (GN) Damien Nezar (SWD)   Girls Lara van der Merwe (NW) Ntokozo Zungu (GC) The team will be coached by Bridget Visee of Cape Town.

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Barnard cruising, but Norval stumbles

TOP SOUTH AFRICAN JUNIOR TENNIS PLAYERS DO BATTLE IN JOHANNESBURG

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 8 – 12 July 2014. The annual tournament is the Gauteng Central Tennis Association’s premier junior event and is part of the KeyHealth series, making it one of the most…

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Barnard on course for second title

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

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 1,092                1,094 Jean Andersen 1,482                1,491 Keith-Patrick Crowley   Doubles Previous              Current 25                     22 Raven Klaasen 82                     84 Kevin Anderson 225                   230 Ruan Roelofse 323                   334 Dean O’Brien 422…

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TENNIS: MEDIA ADVISORY

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 the 8th July to the 12th July 2014.

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South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

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

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 Johnson (GC) bt Sasha Muller (GC) 6-4 7-6 (4)   Boys 16 1-Damon Kesaris (KZN) bt Ryan Liebenberg (GC) 6-1 6-3 2-Richard Thongoana (GC) bt 4-Nikolai Manchev (KZN) 6-7 (4)…

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TENNIS RESULTS: QUARTERFINAL RESULTS OF THE KZN DUNLOP KEYHEALTH SERIES

RESULTS OF THE KZN DUNLOP KEYHEALTH SERIES   Quarterfinal results of the KZN Dunlop KeyHealth Series played in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.   Singles Quarterfinals Men   Boys 12 1-Kholo Montsi (GN) bt 6- Andreas Scott (GC) 6-3 7-5 7-Nicos Efstratiou (Bor) bt 4- Tom Mchugh (Bol) 6-3 6-1 5- Carl Roothman (Bol) bt 3- Connor Kruger (GN) 3-6 6-3 6-2 2- Sam Mcquirk (Bor) bt 8- Ruben Fortuin (Bol)6-2 6-2   Boys 14 3-Justin Liebenberg (GC) bt Victor Putter (GN) 7-6 (3) 3-6 6-1 5-Jonathan Bulmer…

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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 awards, which go to players who have competed in 20 Davis Cup home or away ties during their career, by ITF President Francesco Ricci Bitti and Tennis South Africa President…

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Petro gets better with age

KEVIN ANDERSON WAKES UP FEELING FRESH AND READY FOR CENTRE STAGE THIS AFTERNOON

Coach Neville Godwin confirms Anderson is ready for the great opportunity Chani Scheepers invited to the Anderson box for Wimbledon showdown Wimbledon, London – Today will no doubt be one of the biggest day’s in the career of South African tennis ace Kevin Anderson. Anderson (seeded 20) will take on defending Wimbledon Champion, Andy Murray (seeded 3) in the fourth round on Centre Court this afternoon. Anderson is bidding to become the first South African man to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals since Wayne Ferreira in…

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WIMBLEDON TENNIS FEVER HITS ETHEKWINI

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 the country will participate in the Dunlop Junior Challenge which takes place from 2nd to 6th July 2014.   The annual tournament is KwaZulu-Natal’s premier junior event and forms part…

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Barnard cruising, but Norval stumbles

KEVIN ANDERSON READY FOR BATTLE WITH WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, ANDY MURRAY

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 Fognini of Italy of Friday to earn his spot in the last sixteen of the third Grand Slam of 2014. Anderson impressed as he came from two sets to one…

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Kia South Africa Fed Cup Team Media Day

ROUND 4 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT

ROUND 4 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT Results of the 30-45+ SA Seniors Tennis Inter-Provincial Tournament played in East London. Men 30 Boland 30 bt Mpumalanga 30 B 9-2 Mpumalanga 30 A bt Gauteng East 30 A 11-1 Boarder 30 bt South Western District 30 9-2 Men 35+ Gauteng Central 35 A bt Gauteng Central 35 B 9-1 Gauteng North 35 A bt Western Province 35 B 9-2 Western Province 35 A bt Gauteng North 35 B 9-3 30 A Cup…

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Barnard on course for second title

ROUND 3 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL

ROUND 3 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT Results of the 30-45+ SA Seniors Tennis Inter-Provincial Tournament played in East London. Men 30 South Western District bt Gauteng East 30 A 9-2 Men 35+ Gauteng North bt Gauteng Central 35 11-0 Gauteng North 35 A bt Western Province 35 A 10-3 30 A Cup Eastern Province 30 A bt Boarder 30 A 18-7 Gauteng East 30 A bt Gauteng Central 30 A 20-2 35 A Cup Free State 35 A bt Eastern…

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South Africa draw Turkey in Davis Cup 2015

ROUND 2 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT 27 June 2014

ROUND 2 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT 27 June 2014 Results of the 30-45+ SA Seniors Tennis Inter-Provincial Tournament played in East London. Men 30 Mpumalanga 30 B bt South Western District 30 9-2 Men 35+ Gauteng Central 35 A bt Western Province 35 B 11-0 30 A Cup Gauteng Central 30 A bt Border 30 B 19-2 35 A Cup Eastern Province 35 A bt Boland 35 A 21-0 Gauteng Central bt Western Province 35 A 21-3 40 A Cup…

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ROUND 1 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT 26 June 2014

ROUND 1 RESULTS OF THE 30-45+ SA SENIORS TENNIS INTER-PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT 26 June 2014 Results of the 30-45+ SA Seniors Tennis Inter-Provincial Tournament played in East London. Men 30 Boland bt Boarder 10-2 Men 35+ Gauteng North 35 B bt Western Province 35 B 10-2 Gauteng Central 35 B bt Western Province 35 A 9-3 30 A Cup Boarder 30 A bt North West 30 A 21-0 Gauteng East 30 A bt Boarder 30 B 18-6 35 A Cup Western Province 35 A bt Eastern…

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Philip Henning (FS)

TOP SA PLAYER NAMED FOR ITF JUNIOR TENNIS TEAM

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 part of the ITF Development Programme, which is financed by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). Francesco Ricci Bitti, President of the International Tennis…

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