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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 Zimbabwean Valeria Bhunu seeded to meet Simmonds in the final. Russian Margarita Lazareva and Germany’s Katharina Hering are seeded three and four respectively. Simmonds is the only South African seed…

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Big Boost For South African Junior Tennis Hopefuls

Stellenbosch, Cape Town; To fall in line with the aims and objectives of Tennis South Africa (TSA) to give local junior talent international exposure, TSA confirmed on Tuesday that Stellenbosch would once again host a back to back series of international tennis tournaments. The Digicall Futures which was launched last year will be staged again this year at the Maties Tennis Club in the Coetzenburg Sports Grounds of the University of Stellenbosch from 29 October to 20 November 2016. The men’s and women’s series will…

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South Africa ready to host Luxembourg at Irene Country Club

Pretoria, South Africa – Davis Cup ties are as much about ambiance as they are about competition and both the players and the fans will be treated to top-class tennis in a superb environment when South Africa take on Luxembourg in a Euro/Africa Zone Group 2 Davis Cup tie from 4 – 6 March 2016. The tie will be staged at the Irene Country Club on the specially constructed Davis Cup championship tennis court in the tennis section of the club. “This is a fantastic…

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South African Davis Cup Squad Announced

Pretoria, South Africa – Marcos Ondruska, South Africa’s newly appointed Davis Cup captain, announced from Atlanta on Wednesday his squad to take on Luxembourg  in their Euro/Africa Zone Group 2 Davis Cup to be played from 4 – 6 March at the Irene Country Club. The squad announced comprises of Tucker Vorster, Lloyd Harris, Ruan Roelofse, Dean O’Brien and Keith-Patrick Crowley. Ondruska has confirmed that Kevin Anderson, Raven Klaasen and Nik Scholtz are not available for the upcoming tie. “I have been in touch with…

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Tennis South Africa officials selected for olympic & paralympic games

Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa has three tennis officials selected to officiate at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. Iain Smith, South Africa’s highest qualified official of Pretoria has been selected to be Competition Referee at the Paralympics. Smith will be joined by Mxolisi Matyolo of Vosloorus who will be Line Umpire. “Being appointed as Referee for the Paralympics is a big responsibility, but an appointment that is very much appreciated and an honour to accept. Working any of the Games even…

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Results of the Tennis South Africa Junior Masters

Results of the Tennis South Africa Junior Masters being played at the Strand Tennis Club in Boland                                                                                                                                                                                              Semi-finals Boys 14 2-Pierre Malan (WP) bt 3-Joubert Klopper (FS) 7-6 (5) 6-0   Finals Boys 12 1-Kholo Montsi (GN) bt 3-Andreas Scott (GC) 6-4 6-2   Boys 14 1-Philip Henning (FS) bt 2-Pierre Malan (WP) 6-3 6-1   Boys 16 4-Rossouw Norval (Bol) bt 1-Bertus Kruger (GC) 7-5 6-2   Boys 18 Jan-Louis Maritz (Bol) bt 4-Joshua Howard-Tripp (GE) 6-2 2-6 6-3   Girls 12…

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Results of the Tennis South Africa Junior Masters

Results of the Tennis South Africa Junior Masters being played at the Strand Tennis Club in Boland   Round 1 Boys 12 Group A 1-Kholo Montsi (GN) bt Thomas Rey (KZN) 6-1 6-0 Matthew Brown (GC) bt Rohan Loubser (WP) 6-0 4-6 7-5   Group B 2-Connor Kruger (GN) bt Ethan Terblanche (GE) 6-3 6-0 Gerald Henning (FS) bt Daniel Wessels (SWD) 4-6 6-1 601   Group C 3-Andreas Scott (GC) bt Steyn Dippenaar (GN) 6-0 6-2 William Zulch (Bol) bt Joshua Van Zyl (GC) 6-0…

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Tennis South Africa Junior Masters on the way

Strand, South Africa – The best of the best South African tennis juniors will battle for over R60 000.00 in travel vouchers when the Tennis South Africa (TSA) Junior Masters starts in the Strand, Boland this Thursday. The top fourteen boy and girl players plus two wildcards in the under 12, 14 16 and 18 age groups (with the girls under 18 having the top six players in their group)  will battle over four days (from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 October) for title honours.…

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Three successive Futures tournaments for Stellenbosch

Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa (TSA) have announced that Boland Tennis will be hosting three Futures events carrying prize money in excess of R800 000 during November 2015. The three events will be sponsored by Digicall and will run consecutively at the Maties Tennis Club, Coetzenburg Sport Grounds and at the University of Stellenbosch. There will be singles and doubles draws for both men and women. Each of the mens and womens events will comprise prize money of $10 000 (R134 000). That…

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Barnard on course for second title

Results of the TSA Junior Masters

Day 2 results of the TSA (Tennis South Africa) Junior Masters being played at the Free State Tennis Stadium in Bloemfontein. Finals Boys Under 12 1-Kholo Montsi (GN) bt 2-Robbie Arends (WP) 6-4 7-5 Under 14 2-Philip Henning (FS) bt 3-Sipho Montsi (GN) 7-5 3-6 7-5 Under 16 3-Tim Dollman (WP) bt 4-Richard Thongoana (GN) 6-2 6-1 Under 18 1-Jan Berry (FS) bt 2-Ebenhaeser Von Gericke (FS) 6-1 6-1 Girls Under 12 1-Lara Van Der Merwe (NWP) bt 2-Makayla Loubser (WP) 6-4 6-3 Under 14…

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