Del Potro cools off red-hot Anderson to win Acapulco

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.

Del Potro defeated the hard-serving Anderson 6-4, 6-4 in the final to claim his first title of 2018 and post his seventh-straight career victory over Anderson.

Del Potro cools off red-hot Anderson to win Acapulco
Del Potro cools off red-hot Anderson to win Acapulco

Del Potro cools off red-hot Anderson to win Acapulco

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.

WATCH: Kevin Anderson ‘thanks’ puppy for New York win

WATCH: Kevin Anderson ‘thanks’ puppy for New York win

Weirdness all round as South Africa’s leading tennis player also receives an abstract piece of art for his title win.
SA and Israel level after day one of Davis Cup tie

SA and Israel level after day one of Davis Cup tie

Lloyd Harris bags a good opening win but the gutsy Nik Scholtz can’t stop the Israeli No 1 player Dudi Sela.
Young Lloyd Harris tasked with getting the ball rolling

Young Lloyd Harris tasked with getting the ball rolling

The promising 21-year-old will open SA’s tie against Israel in the Davis Cup.
Politics storm brewing as Thulas Nxesi boycotts Davis Cup tie

Politics storm brewing as Thulas Nxesi boycotts Davis Cup tie

The Sports Minister won’t be attending South Africa and Israel’s battle but Tennis SA tries to stay diplomatic.
No Anderson (again) but there’s for SA in Davis Cup

No Anderson (again) but there’s for SA in Davis Cup

Captain Marcos Ondruska positive over a new rule that allows him to utilise depth better against Israel next month.
Kevin Anderson’s nightmares in Melbourne continues

Kevin Anderson’s nightmares in Melbourne continues

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.
2 weeks, 2 finals for Kevin Anderson

2 weeks, 2 finals for Kevin Anderson

South Africa’s leading tennis player surges to a come-from-behind win in India.
WATCH: Kevin Anderson delights with some great cricket shots!

WATCH: Kevin Anderson delights with some great cricket shots!

The self-confessed cricket lover is having some fun in India ahead of the Australian Open and has hired a new coach too.
SA tennis opts for continuity in keeping Marcos Ondruska

SA tennis opts for continuity in keeping Marcos Ondruska

He’ll remain coach of the Davis Cup team till 2020 as well as being more involved in junior structures.
Lucas Sithole takes third place Wheelchair Tennis Masters

Lucas Sithole takes third place Wheelchair Tennis Masters

He continues to be one of the top dogs on the circuit.
Top coach Godwin to bolster local tennis

Top coach Godwin to bolster local tennis

The ATP’s Coach-of-the-Year just recently parted ways with Kevin Anderson after he got the best out of SA’s leading player.
Watch out Europe! SA’s wheelchair tennis aces are rocking up

Watch out Europe! SA’s wheelchair tennis aces are rocking up

Lucas Sithole, a two-time Grand Slam champion, will headline South Africa’s assault.
Prestigious world award for Kevin Anderson’s influential coach

Prestigious world award for Kevin Anderson’s influential coach

Neville Godwin, a former top local player himself, clearly got the best out of his player and has been duly rewarded.
Kevin Anderson makes a big change for 2018

Kevin Anderson makes a big change for 2018

South Africa’s leading tennis player decides he needs a new mentor to help take him to greater heights after a good year.
Kevin Anderson holding steady in world tennis elite

Kevin Anderson holding steady in world tennis elite

South Africa’s kingpin on the court moves a spot up in the latest world rankings.
Raven Klaasen crashes out at Shanghai Masters

Raven Klaasen crashes out at Shanghai Masters

South Africa’s doubles ace and partner Rajeev Ram struggled completed a so-so week for the country in China.
Anderson out, Klaasen soldiers on at Shanghai Masters

Anderson out, Klaasen soldiers on at Shanghai Masters

South Africa’s leading men’s player suffered defeats in both the singles and doubles but reliable Raven is still in the hunt.
31 is the new 21 for Kevin Anderson as he continues to aim high

31 is the new 21 for Kevin Anderson as he continues to aim high

South Africa’s leading tennis player is the wrong side of 30 but he believes he’s actually going to only get better.
South African tennis might’ve found a new Kevin in Lloyd

South African tennis might’ve found a new Kevin in Lloyd

20-year-old Lloyd Harris has tongues wagging yet again after he led SA’s charge in their Davis Cup promotion tie against Denmark.
SA keep their hopes alive for Davis Cup promotion

SA keep their hopes alive for Davis Cup promotion

Young Lloyd Harris clinches a vital singles tie to even things out against Denmark.
Determined SA eyes Davis Cup promotion

Determined SA eyes Davis Cup promotion

There’s a new wave of optimism as the Danes also state that Marcos Ondruska’s men are the favourites.
Kevin Anderson closes in on a South African return

Kevin Anderson closes in on a South African return

The US Open finalist could finally be back in South African colours in the Davis Cup soon, hints assistant coach Jeff Coetzee.
Jeff Coetzee adds a touch of class as SA tennis awakens

Jeff Coetzee adds a touch of class as SA tennis awakens

A former top doubles player, he adds great experience as South Africa tries to climb up the ladder again.
Tennis SA: We should’ve done more for Kevin Anderson

Tennis SA: We should’ve done more for Kevin Anderson

The local governing body seems to have newfound accountability and is keen to rebuild the sport again on the back of Anderson’s success.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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