Category «Tennis»

Four SA Wheelchair Tennis Stars Qualify for Rio

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) on Friday announced the full list of singles entries for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Tennis Event at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Barra Olympic Park on 9-16 September. Among the stars who qualified are four South African aces, two-time Grand Slam champion Lucas Sithole, the country’s top women’s player Kgothatso …

South African Schools Tennis Team off to England

Johannesburg, South Africa – On the eve of the Wimbledon Championships, the South African Schools tennis team were awarded with their blazers and colours by the chairman of South African Schools Tennis, David Jaquire. The award ceremony was held at a hotel close to O.R Tambo International Airport on Thursday afternoon. The team of twenty …

South African-American duo claims second team title

Halle, Germany – Third seeds Raven Klaasen and Rajeev Ram successfully defended their doubles title at the ATP Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany on Sunday, streaking past second seeds Lukasz Kubot and Alexander Peya 7-6(5) 6-2. The South African-American tandem improved to 18-12 this season, lifting their first trophy in three finals following runner-up …

South African World Tennis Rankings

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Men Singles Previous             Current 20                     24 Kevin Anderson 310                   325 Lloyd Harris 342                   344 Nik Scholtz 384                   375 Tucker Vorster 765                   760 Fritz Wolmarans 914                   912 Damon Gooch 1,091                1,080 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,078                1,100 Dean O’Brien 906                   1226 Ruan Roelofse 1,632                1,653 Joshua Luck Doubles Previous              Current 17                     16 Raven Klaasen 119                   124 …

Mixed fortunes for SA Junior Players at Africa Champs

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Johannesburg, South Africa – South African junior tennis players had “mixed fortunes” at the recent African Junior Teams’ Championships Qualifying Event played in Tunisia. Boys and girls in the under 14 and under 16 age groups took part in the competition. The boys under 16 competed for a spot in the Junior Davis Cup Finals …

SA Tennis Seniors Ready to do battle in Finland

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Johannesburg, South Africa – South African tennis senior players will soon be jetting off to Finland to compete in the annual ITF Super Seniors Team Competitions and the ITF Super Senior World Individual Championships. The team competition will take place from 19 June with the finals played on 24 June. The individual competition will be …

South African World Tennis Results

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Men Singles Previous             Current 20                     20 Kevin Anderson 311                   310 Lloyd Harris 352                   342 Nik Scholtz 381                   384 Tucker Vorster 766                   765 Fritz Wolmarans 917                   906 Ruan Roelofse 926                   914 Damon Gooch 1,083                1,078 Dean O’Brien 1,094                1,091 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,600                1,632 Lloyd Segal   Doubles Previous              Current 17                     17 Raven Klaasen 119                   …

Motjane, Sithole Back on Tour

Wednesday, 08 June 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa. – After a two-months break since the completion of the Airports Company South Africa SA Open at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, Montjane jets off on Sunday to begin her two-week tour in France. The 30-year-old from Limpopo, will begin her excursion at the Toyota Open International de L’ile …

South African World Tennis Rankings

TENNIS

Men Singles Previous             Current   20                     20 Kevin Anderson 303                   311 Lloyd Harris 380                   352 Nik Scholtz 363                   381 Tucker Vorster 689                   766 Fritz Wolmarans 880                   916 Ruan Roelofse 887                   926 Damon Gooch 1,083                1,083 Dean O’Brien 1,098                1,094 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,604                1,610 Lloyd Segal   Doubles Previous              Current   16                     17 Raven …