Third seed Madrie le Roux had the biggest scare at the Sun City Futures 2 on Wednesday, with all the other seeds moving through comfortably to the tournament quarter-finals
SA top seed Chanel Simmonds was in commanding form in Round 1 of the Sun City Futures 2, moving through to round two without dropping a set
SA tennis star Chanel Simmonds aims to return to the world’s top 200, as she calls for reintroduction of SA’s Super Squad system
Chani Scheepers makes herself available for Fed Cup squad, as Earl Grainger announces Natalie Grandin and Allan Karam as consultants
Tennis SA appoints women’s tennis specialist Earl Grainger, coach of Chanel Simmonds & Natasha Fourocalas, to replace John-Laffnie De Jager as Fed Cup captain on two-year contract
Chanel Simmonds is on course to win both the singles and doubles titles at the Women’s Soweto Open. Simmonds, who won the double title with Magda Linette of Poland yesterday, will face top seed Timea Babos of Hungary in the women’s singles final.
20-year old Chanel Simmonds makes her mark as runner-up at the Soweto Open, losing 67 64 61 to Hungary’s Timea Babos
Chanel Simmonds makes SA history after defeating no. 2 seed Julia Glushko in straight sets on Thursday, to become the first SA woman to contest the Soweto Open semi-finals, her match against fourth-seed Nadiya Kichenok starting 10:30am at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Complex in Jabavu on Friday
Tournament fifth seed Chanel Simmonds beat her friend and practice partner, fellow SA player Natasha Fourouclas, 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarter finals of the Soweto Open on Wednesday.
All seeds unscathed through $50,000 Soweto Tennis Open Round 1, as South Africans Madrie le Roux, tournament fifth-seed Chanel Simmonds and Natasha Fourouclas all on court for Day 3 action at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Complex in Jabavu, Soweto.