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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 …

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 …

Day 2 Report & Results of the 2016 Round 2 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Europe/Africa Zone Group II – South Africa vs Lithuania

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A classy performance by Raven Klaasen and Ruan Roelofse in the doubles on Saturday kept South Africa’s chances alive in their second round Euro/Africa Group II Davis Cup tie against Lithuania in Kaunas. The South African due beat Lukas Mugevicius and Laurynas Grigelis of Lithuania 6-1 6-1 6-3 in a quick 96 minutes which South …

South African World Tennis Rankings

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Men Singles Previous             Current   20                     20 Kevin Anderson 303                   311 Lloyd Harris 380                   352 Nik Scholtz 363                   381 Tucker Vorster 689                   766 Fritz Wolmarans 880                   916 Ruan Roelofse 887                   926 Damon Gooch 1,083                1,083 Dean O’Brien 1,098                1,094 Keith-Patrick Crowley 1,604                1,610 Lloyd Segal   Doubles Previous              Current   16                     17 Raven …

South African World Tennis Rankings

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  Men Singles Previous             Current 19                     19 Kevin Anderson 316                   319 Lloyd Harris 348                   353 Tucker Vorster 382                   383 Nik Scholtz 668                   666 Fritz Wolmarans 760                   755 Keith-Patrick Crowley 882                   875 Damon Gooch 781                   889 Ruan Roelofse 1,083                1,082 Dean O’Brien 1,637                1,636 Trent Botha Doubles Previous              Current 15                     15 Raven Klaasen …

Results of the Wilson R100 000 Challenge

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Results of the Wilson R100 000 Challenge being played at the Gauteng East Tennis Complex in Benoni on Monday Please note Vasilos Caripi and Danrich Kruger did not play in the semi-finals as stated on Sundays result, the correct results are as follows; 3-Benjamin Janse Van Rensburg (GC) bt 5-Vasilos Caripi (GN) 6-1 6-3 4-Lloyd Segal …

Results of the Wilson R100 000 Challenge

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Results of the Wilson R100 000 Challenge being played at the Gauteng East Tennis Complex in Benoni on Sunday     Singles Semi-finals Boys Under 14 1-Dylan Salton (GN) bt 6-Jordan Gancho (GE) 6-1 6-1 Albert Kirsten (GN) bt 5-Aldan Coetzee (FS) 1-6 6-2 6-2   Men 3-Benjamin Janse Van Rensburg (GC) bt Patrick Wysoczarski (GN) …

Death of tennis legend Abe Segal a great loss

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Johannesburg, South Africa – Tennis South Africa were sad to learn about the death of South African tennis legend Abe Segal. Segal was not only one of the greatest tennis players to emerge from South Africa but was also undoubtedly one of the greatest personalities in the sport worldwide. Segal, 85, had been suffering from …

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 …

South African World Tennis Rankings

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Men Singles Previous             Current   14                     15 Kevin Anderson 301                   296 Tucker Vorster 339                   311 Lloyd Harris 399                   398 Nik Scholtz 608                   604 Fritz Wolmarans 733                   738 Keith-Patrick Crowley 747                   759 Ruan Roelofse 872                   866 Damon Gooch 1,093                1,088 Dean O’Brien 1,631                1,628 Joshua Luck   Doubles Previous              Current   20                     21 …