African junior champ Ilze Hattingh headlines Tennis SA’s four wildcard entries to the Soweto Open starting Monday, also including Fed Cup players Madrie le Roux and Natasha Fourouclas, and top junior Zanmarie Pienaar
SA’s number 1-ranked tennis player Chanel Scheepers to lead an impressive line-up of participants after Tennis SA announced that it will host two international tournaments in December, in partnership with the North West University.
Maria Sharapova’s coach Thomas Högstedt, currently in Stellenbosch conducting clinics for select SA junior with world-renowned clinical Kinesiologist and visceral Osteopath Professor Richard Sutton, advises parents not to place too much pressure in grooming juniors for a professional tennis career
Women’s tennis in South Africa has been given the thumbs up by the legendary Williams sisters, who are in South Africa as part of the Breaking the Mould campaign. Tennis SA says more money is needed to make the women’s game a success.
Sharapova’s coach to discover SA’s grand slam potential amongst the country’s young tennis players as he conducts clinics at the Stellenbosch Academy of Sport in November
Zani Kruger up against twin Lee and others for U14 Nike Junior Tour honours in Potch from Wednesday, while Zoe Kruger is likely to qualify for NJT International Masters in U12 category
The CEO of the South African Tennis Association, Ian Smith, announced the South African Airways Fed Cup team to participate in the Europe/Africa Zone Group II being played in Mauritius from 16 – 21 April 2007.