6.7.2018 03:09 pm
South Africa’s lanky leading player suddenly raises hope of another thrilling run at a Grand Slam tournament.
South Africa’s Kevin Anderson beat German Philipp Kohlschreiber in straight sets 6-3 7-5 7-5 in their men’s third round match at Wimbledon on Friday.
The annual African Grand Slam, previously called the Mahikeng Tennis Open, owned by the Tennis Lab SA has joined forces with Tennis South Africa (TSA).
South Africa’s Kevin Anderson maintained his career-high ranking of eighth in the ATP singles rankings on Monday.
The national women’s tennis team will return to the Euro-Africa Group 2 division next year after beating Malta 2-1 in their Fed Cup promotion playoff tie in the coastal town of Ulcinj in Montenegro on Thursday.
With the risk of being relegated to a lower tier very real, Marcos Ondruska’s team’s next opponent becomes a big deal.
Juan Martin Del Potro continued his dominance over Kevin Anderson, putting the brakes on the South African’s brilliant run of success to claim the ATP Mexican Open title on Saturday night.
Weirdness all round as South Africa’s leading tennis player also receives an abstract piece of art for his title win.
Lloyd Harris bags a good opening win but the gutsy Nik Scholtz can’t stop the Israeli No 1 player Dudi Sela.
The promising 21-year-old will open SA’s tie against Israel in the Davis Cup.
The Sports Minister won’t be attending South Africa and Israel’s battle but Tennis SA tries to stay diplomatic.
Captain Marcos Ondruska positive over a new rule that allows him to utilise depth better against Israel next month.
It’s the third year in a row that South Africa’s leading tennis player can’t get past the first round of the Australian Open.
South Africa’s leading tennis player surges to a come-from-behind win in India.
The self-confessed cricket lover is having some fun in India ahead of the Australian Open and has hired a new coach too.