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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 – Wheelchair Tennis South Africa announced on Monday that the two-time Grand Slam Champion Lucas Sithole has withdrawn from the season ending NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters in London, Great Britain.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 …

SA Tennis Juniors Named For International Squads

Tennis

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 …

QUALITY QUARTERFINAL ACTION AT CURRO JUNIOR ITF

TENNIS

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 …

ITF Junior Tennis Finals Results

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Prostejov, Czech Republic; Play-offs results of the 2016 ITF World Junior Tennis taking place in Prostejov, Czech Republic played on Tuesday.   Play-offs Boys 1st-4th Place Argentina bt Korea, Republic 3-0 China, P.R. defeated USA 2-1 5th-8th Place Uruguay bt Romania 2-1 Italy bt Czech Republic 2-1   9th-12th Place France bt Slovakia 3-0 Great …

Five South African players take wheelchair tennis challenge abroad

Tuesday, 08 March 2016, Johannesburg, South Africa. – South Africa’s top ranked wheelchair tennis players, Kgothatso Montjane will take part in the two-week US tournaments; Danny Mohlamonyane and Bongani Dlamini will compete in Israel; and Mariska Venter, Leon Els will battle it out in the two-week European tour this week – an opportunity made possible …

Final results of the ITF South African Junior Championships Zonal

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Results of the International Tennis Federation Southern African Junior Championships Zonal played at the University of Pretoria. Singles Finals Boys U12 2-Devon Badenhorst (RSA) bt 1-Connor Van Schalkwyk (Nam) 6-0 7-5 U14 6-Carl Roothman (RSA) bt 5-Jason Noel (Mri) 7-5 6-4 U16 1-Phillip Henning (RSA) bt 3-Justin Liebenberg (RSA) 6-2 6-4 Girls U12 1-Gabriela Broadfoot …

Tennis: Entertaining, competitive tennis at Curro Junior ITF 1

Stellenbosch, South Africa – Fiercely competitive and highly entertaining matches were the trademark on day two of the Curro Junior ITF 1 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch. With the Boland sun beating down on the youngsters on the Coetzenburg courts of the Stellenbosch University players pulled out some great shot making and showed stamina to endure …

Stellenbosch to host international junior tennis

Tennis

Stellenbosch, South Africa – A feast of international junior tennis will be served in the Boland when Stellenbosch host two successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) tennis tournaments from next week. The tournament will be played at the Maties Tennis Club at the University of Stellenbosch. The first of the back to back tournaments, the Curro …

Top seeds Els, Venter sail into Bloem open semi-final round

Monday, 05 October 2015, Bloemfontein, South Africa. – Top seeds Leon Els and Mariska Venter blazed through their quarterfinal-round opponents on the second day of the Airports Company South Africa Bloem Open, an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Futures event, part of the UNIQLO Wheelchair tennis tour at Oud Studente Tennis Club in Bloemfontein on Monday. …

Barnard on course for second title

Barnard on course for second title

Stellenbosch, South Africa – In cold and cloudy conditions the semi-finals play at the SAS ITF Junior 2 tennis tournament in Stellenbosch warmed up proceedings considerably. Play was delayed due to wet courts after rain during the night and there was one rain break in play. The day started with Zani Barnard reaching the girl’s …

JD Eager to win SAS ITF Tournament

Tennis

Stellenbosch, South Africa – JD Malan is the favourite to win the SAS ITF Junior 1 tennis tournament that is played next week at the Coetzenburg tennis courts. Action starts on Monday 20 October and the finals will be played on Friday 24 October. This is the first of two SAS Junior ITF tournaments in …