Tennis

Seeds Thru to SAA Semis

Top women’s draw seed Lizaan du Plessis was made to work hard by Bankane Magakgala of Gauteng Central, before winning through 6-3 3-6 6-1 to play Megan Sporndli in the SAA...

Davidson and Du Plessis in Final

Number 1 seeded Lizaan du Plessis defeated Megan Sporndli of Gauteng East 6-2 6-3 on Friday in the SAA National Championships being played at the Wanderers Tennis Club, and...

Top Seeds Thru to Quarter Finals

The women’s draw of the SAA National Tennis Championships being played at the Wanderers Tennis Club lost all but its top two seeds, Lizaan du Plessis and Kim Rudman, on...

Lizaan Storms into Tennis Champs

Women’s top seed Lizaan du Plessis lost just two games to Veronique Luksich (Gauteng Central), as she stormed into the second round of the SAA National Championships,...

SA Tennis Open to Relaunch

gsport ... for Girls! is thrilled to read that the South African Open Tennis Tournament is to be revived after 13 years, since last being staged in Sun City during 1994. The...

Huber/Mirza Exit US Open

Overnight play in Flushing Meadows, New York, saw the exit of the Liezel Huber / Sania Mirza team at the 2006 US Open, after being overpowered 3-6 6-3 7-5 by the 6th-seeded Kveta...

Huber and Mirza Progress

South Africa’s surviving women’s competitor in the Flushing Meadows grand slam, Liezel Huber, progressed to the third round with partner Sania Mirza. The pairing...

Huber Starts Well at US Open

Liezel Huber opened her account overnight at the 2006 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, when she and doubles parner Indian Sania Mirza defeated their first round opponents,...

US Open has First Victim

With two South African women entered for play in the 2006 US Open, the annual grand slam already has a women’s singles qualifier victim in Natalie Grandin. Ranked 241 by...