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Harris Destroys Spaniard

Tennis

Stellenbosch, South Africa; Not even in his wildest dreams did Lloyd Harris thought he would win his fifth consecutive title in a final of 52 minutes. The 19-year-old South African beat the top-seeded Jordi Samper-Montana from Spain 6-0, 6-1 in the final of the Digicall Futures 2 tournament. The second-seeded Harris also won the first …

Raven Klaasen Ready for London Showdown

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London; Raven Klaasen is quietly confident ahead of arguably the biggest tennis week of his life. The South African doubles specialist together with American, Rajeev Ram qualified in 7th position for the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals to be played in London this week. It will be a debutant appearance in London for Klaasen and …

SA Tennis Juniors Named For International Squads

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London,Great Britain – Four deserving South Africa junior tennis players have been named by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to be part of the ITF Grand Slam Development Fund Touring Team The team sponsored by the Grand Slam Development Fund, will tour East Africa in November and December this year. The South African junior players …

TOP SEEDS THROUGH TO SECOND ROUND OF DIGICALL FUTURES 2

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It all went pretty much according to plan on the second day of the Digicall Futures 2 tennis tournament played in Stellenbosch. Top seeds Jordi Samper-Montana (Spain) and South Africa’s Chanel Simmonds both advanced to the second round of the tournament. Simmonds needed a mere 58 minutes to beat Senaida Kambel from Holland 6-0, 6-1. …

Hatting Showing Good Form in Stellenbosch

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South African Ilze Hattingh continued her good run of form when she beat the sixth seed Jaeda Daniel from America in the first round of the Digicall Futures 2 tennis tournament played in Stellenbosch. It is the second tournament in a series of three international Futures events in Stellenbosch. All matches are played at the …

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 …