Category «Tennis»

Wheelchair Tennis Star Dies of Meningitis Age 20

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, Paulpietersburg, Kwazulu-Natal. – Thando Hlatshwayo, South African former world number 2 junior, has passed away at the age of 20. Hlatswayo, who hails from Paulpietersburg in Kwazulu-Natal, lost her battle against Meningitis early Tuesday morning after a very short illness, her family confirmed. Hlatswayo took up wheelchair tennis in 2009, played …

MONTJANE ENDS YEAR IN STYLE

Tuesday, 29 November 2016, Prague, Czech Republic. – South African leading women’s wheelchair tennis ace Kgothatso Montjane put the finishing touch to the magnificent season by edging out her doubles partner Charlotte Famin from France 7-5 6-3 to win her first Prague Cup singles title, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) level 2 event which ended …

Lucas Sithole Withdraws from Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Monday, 28 November 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa. – Wheelchair Tennis South Africa announced on Monday that the two-time Grand Slam Champion Lucas Sithole has withdrawn from the season ending NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London, Great Britain. The tournament, due to take place from November 30 until December 4, will be staged at Lee Valley …

Day 2 Results of the Digicall Futures 3

Day 2 results of the Digicall Futures 3 international tennis tournament being played at the University Of Stellenbosch, South Africa. All players South African unless otherwise stated. Round 1 Singles Men 1-Jordi Samper-Montana (ESP) bt Joshua Luck 6-1 6-4 Philip Henning bt Tyler Hochwalt (USA) 7-6(4) 6-2 6- Christoph Negritu (GER) bt Curtis Clarke (GBR) …

RED-HOT TENNIS ON SCORCHER OF DAY IN STELLENBOSCH

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Stellenbosch, South Africa; It was a good day for South Africans at the Digicall Futures 3 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. For a change the players welcomed the wind – actually slight breeze compared to the wind at last week’s tournament – because without it the sun would have been unbearable. Top seeded Chanel Simmonds from …

Day 1 Results of the Digicall Futures 3

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Day 1 results of the Digicall Futures 3 international tennis tournament being played at the University Of Stellenbosch, South Africa. All players South African unless otherwise stated Round 1 Singles Men Joshua Howard-Tripp bt Rikhardt Bierman 7-5 6-2 4-Nik Scholtz bt Altus Karsten 6-1 6-2 Thomas Setodji (FRA) bt Brandon Walkin (USA) 6-3 6-0 7-Dekel …

Seeds and Wildcards Announced for Digicall Futures 3

Stellenbosch, South Africa; The seeds and wild-cards were announced by Tennis South Africa on Monday ahead of the Digicall Futures 3 international tennis tournament which is being played at the Maties Tennis Club at the University Of Stellenbosch this week. South Africa’s Chanel Simmonds was named as top women’s seed for this week’s tournament with …

Klaasen and Ram Upset World Number 1 French Pair in London

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London; South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and American Rajeev Ram caused an upset on Monday at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals when they defeated Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut both of France, who are vying to become the year-end No. 1 pair in the Emirates ATP Doubles Team Rankings. Klaasen and Ram won 7-5, 6-4 …