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South African World Tennis Rankings

TENNIS

Men Singles Previous             Current 58                     70 Kevin Anderson 288                   287 Lloyd Harris 451                   450 Nik Scholtz 524                   530 Tucker Vorster 1,223                     1,223 Dean O’Brien 1,346                     1,345 Damon Gooch 1,293                1,377 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,383                1,387 Timothy Dollman 1,645                1,647 Taine Bernhard 1,754                1,764 Ruben Alberts   Doubles Previous              Current 15                     15 Raven Klaasen 174                   179 Dean …

South African Tennis Juniors Off to Kenya

Pretoria, South Africa; Eight of the country’s top 14 and under junior tennis players have been invited by the Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) to tour Kenya this month. The juniors will participate in the year end CAT Junior 14 and under Masters to be held in Nairobi from 7-13 November. The juniors are; Boys …

Rising SA Tennis Star Lloyd Harris on a High

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Rising South African tennis star, Lloyd Harris, jetted into his hometown, Cape Town on Tuesday morning on a high following a successful few weeks on the international circuit. The 19 year old, 6’4” right-handed, two-handed backhand has just completed a hat trick in Egypt winning three Futures singles titles in a row which has seen …

South African World Tennis Rankings

TENNIS

Men Singles Previous             Current 48                     52 Kevin Anderson 343                   308 Lloyd Harris 456                   457 Nik Scholtz 487                   491 Tucker Vorster 1,176                1,177 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,214                1,211 Dean O’Brien 1,342                1,341 Damon Gooch 1,373                1,376 Timothy Dollman 1,643                1,640 Taine Bernhard 1,752                1,753 Ruben Alberts Doubles Previous              Current 15                     15 Raven Klaasen 153                   171 Dean O’Brien …

Results of the Annual TSA Series

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Results of the annual TSA Junior Masters being played at the Strand, Boland. Round 3 Boys 12 and under 6-Anro Nel (BOL) bt 7-Marshall Hullet (KZN) 6-2 6-1 2-Gerard Henning (FS) bt Joshua Roberts (WP) 6-1 6-1 1-Yarona Morule (GAU) bt 3-Aleksandar Simovski (GAU) 6-2 6-1 5-Daniel Crowie (GAU) bt 4-Ernst Gouws (GAU) 7-6(4) 6-2 …

Final Results of the Annual TSA Masters

Finals Results of the annual TSA Junior Masters being played at the Strand, Boland. Finals Boys 12 and under 2-Gerard Henning (FS) bt 6-Anro Nel (BOL) 6-4 6-0 14 and under 1-Kholo Montsi (GAU) bt 4-Damien Nezar (Southern Province) 6-2 2-7 7-5 16 and under 1-Philip Henning (FS) bt 2-Justin Liebenberg (GAU) 6-1 6-0 18 …

Results of the Annual TSA Series

Results of the annual TSA Junior Masters being played at the Strand, Boland. Round 1 Boys 16 and under Aaron Marks bt 7-Thando Longwe-Smith 7-5 7-5 18 and under 1-Bertus Kruger (GAU) bt Kyle Johnson (GAU) 6-2 6-2 6-Lance-Pierre Du Toit (BOL) bt Heinrich Willemse (EP) 7-5 6-0 George Botha (FS) bt 4-Jandré Lessing (EP) …

Umpire Scores at Gauteng Awards

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For Attridgeville resident, Mpho Makhoba, winning the coveted 2016 Gauteng Sports Awards Technical Official of the year is a true honour. The softly spoken yet firm and decisive Makhoba, who is the Assistant Officiating Manager at Tennis South Africa (TSA), has certainly made her mark in tennis circles not only in the country but the …

Results of the TSA Masters

Results of the annual TSA Junior Masters being played at the Strand, Boland.     Boys 12 and under 1-Yarona Morule (GAU) bt Calvin Crouse (GAU) 6-1 6-1 6-Anro Nel (BOL) bt John Coetzee (BOL) 6-1 6-2 5-Daniel Crowie (GAU) bt Sebastiano Sola (BOL) 6-2 5-7 11-9 Joshua Roberts (WP) bt Ernest Gouws (GAU) 3-6 …

Finals Results of the Sportsman Warehouse Boland TSA Series

Final Results of the Sportsmans Warehouse Boland TSA Series, a premier junior tennis tournament part of the Tennis South Africa Series, being in Strand, Cape Town. Singles Finals Boys 12 and Under 7-Joseph Townes (BOR) bt 4-Marshall Hulett (KZN) 6-3 6-2 14 and under 1-Tatenda Mutetwa (GAU) bt 2-Dylan Salton (GAU) &-6(4) 6-0 16 and under …

Leon Els, Mariska Venter advance to Bloem Open finals

Top seeds Mariska Venter and Leon Els both scaled through to the finals on Tuesday and are a win away from achieving their second landmark titles at the Bloem Open wheelchair tennis tournament at Oud Studente Tennis Club in Bloemfontein. Venter defeated sixth-seeded Asive Gilifile 6-1 6-3, while Els got the better of another top …

Day 3 Results of the Bloem Open

Results of the Airports Company South Africa Bloem Open, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures tournament part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour being played at the Oud Studente Tennis Club in Bloemfontein on Tuesday. RSA unless stated Semi-final round Singles Men 1-Leon Els bt 3-Alwande Skhosana 7-5 6-1 2-Marshall Marsh bt 4-Donald Ramphadi 6-7(4) …

Quarterfinal Results of the Sportsman Warehouse Boland TSA Series

Quarterfinal Results of the Sportsmans Warehouse Boland TSA Series, a premier junior tennis tournament part of the Tennis South Africa Series, being played in Strand, Cape Town.     Singles Boys 12 and Under 1-Aleksandar Simovski (GAU) bt 8-Sebastino Sola (BOL) 6-2 6-2 4-Marshall Hulett (KZN) bt 5-Benjamin Scott (GAU) 6-1 6-1 Jushua Roberts (WP) bt …

Results of the Boland TSA Series

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Results of the Boland TSA Series, a premier junior tennis tournament part of the Tennis South Africa Series, being played in Strand, Cape Town.   Round 1 Singles Boys 12 and Under 1 Aleksandar Simovski (GAU) bt Mark Backeberg (WP) 6-2 6-2 Jan Botha (NW) bt Jake Downie (BOL) 6-4 6-1 Joshua Crowie (GAU) bt Viktor …

Day 2 Results of the Bloem Open

Monday, 03 October 2016, Bloemfontein, South Africa. – Results of the Airports Company South Africa Bloem Open, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures tournament part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour being played at the Oud Studente Tennis Club in Bloemfontein on Monday. RSA unless stated Singles Quarter-final round Men 1-Leon Els bt Mpho Mhlongo …

South African World Tennis Rankings

Tennis

Men Singles Previous             Current   45                     41 Kevin Anderson 370                   367 Lloyd Harris 388                   404 Nik Scholtz 506                   504 Tucker Vorster 1,176                1,174 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,209                1,209 Dean O’Brien 1,351                1,348 Damon Gooch 1,380                1,382 Timothy Dollman 1,646                1,643 Taine Bernhard 1,753                1,749 Ruben Alberts   Doubles Previous              Current 10                     10 Raven Klaasen 150                   …

Raven Klaasen Wins in China with Partner Rajeev Ram

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Chengdu, China; South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and American Rajeev Ram boosted their chances of qualifying for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals as they captured their second ATP World Tour team title with a 7-6(2), 7-5 victory over Pablo Carreno Busta and Mariusz Fyrstenberg on Sunday in the final of the Chengdu Open. “This week …

Thongoana and Nagy champions of Curro Junior ITF 2

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Top seed Richard Thongoana won the Curro Junior ITF 2 tennis tournament played in Stellenbosch. Thongoana battled against last week champion and second seed Joshau Howard-Tripp. As expected it was a fierce battle. Thongoana won 7-6, 6-1. It was like the wind was out of Howard-Tripp’s sails after losing the first set, because he had …

THONGOANA WANTS TO BREAK JINX

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The two top seeds in the boys’ draw – Richard Thongoana and Joshua Howard-Tripp – will face each other in Saturday’s Curro Junior ITF 2 final played in Stellenbosch. Number one Thongoana had a three set battle against third seed Bertus Kruger, who won both 2015 Curro Junior ITF tournaments. Kruger won the first set …

Day 5 results of the Curro Junior ITF 2

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Day 5 results of the Curro Junior ITF 2 being played in Stellenbosch, South Africa. All players South African unless otherwise stated. Singles Semi-finals Boys 1-Richard Thongoana bt 3-Bertus Kruger 0-6 6-1 6-2 2-Joshua Howard-Tripp bt 4-Ien Schouten (Ned) 7-5 6-2 Girls Holly Fischer (GBR) bt 4-Maxine Bateman 6-1 6-4 5-Adrienn Nagy (Hun) bt Diane …

South African Tennis Player Banned For Life

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South African tennis player Joshua Chetty has been banned from the sport for life after being found guilty of match-fixing charges. The 21-year old admitted to approaching another player with financial inducements of $2,000 to underperform in a singles match, and $600 in a doubles match, during the ITF Futures F1 event in Stellenbosch, South …

SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD TENNIS RANKINGS

Tennis

Men Singles Previous             Current   45                     45 Kevin Anderson 367                   370 Lloyd Harris 383                   388 Nik Scholtz 512                   506 Tucker Vorster 1,184                1,176 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,078                1,209 Dean O’Brien 1,149                1,351 Damon Gooch 1,382                1,380 Timothy Dollman 1,647                1,646 Taine Bernhard 1,748                1,753 Ruben Alberts   Doubles Previous              Current   10                     10 Raven Klaasen …

HENNING FACES SECOND SEED HOWARD-TRIPP IN FINAL OF CURRO JUNIOR ITF

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Fourth seed Philip Henning toppled first seed Richard Thongoana in the semi-final of the Curro Junior ITF tennis tournament 1 played in Stellenbosch. Henning will face second seed Joshua Howard-Tripp in the final on Saturday. Henning and Thongoana played some high quality tennis and used every inch of the court in quality stroke play and …

QUALITY QUARTERFINAL ACTION AT CURRO JUNIOR ITF

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The quality of tennis at the Curro Junior ITF 1 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch took an upward curve on quarterfinals day. The top four seeded boys will play in the semi-finals. Top seed Richard Thongoana had a fierce battle with eight-seeded Lleyton Cronje and was made to work hard for his three set victory with …

SCINTILLATING TENNIS PLAYED AT CURRO JUNIOR ITF

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The third day of the Curro Junior ITF tennis tournament in Stellenbosch produced some scintillating action. In the girls’ draw top seeds Minette van Vreden, Lexie Stevens from Holland, fourth seeded Adrienn Nagy from Hungary and Amelie Boy fifth seed from Mauritius are all through to the quarterfinals of the first junior tournament. Number one …