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.
Madrie le Roux
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.
Chanel Simmonds, Madrie le Roux and Natasha Fourouclas through the first round as the $50,000 Soweto Tennis Open starts well for SA at the Arthur Ashe Complex in Jabavu
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
List of leading South African women ranked on the Emirates WTA World Tour (as of Monday 18 March 2013)
South Africa’s leading junior women’s tennis player, Ilze Hattingh, will go into next week’s NWU-PUKKE/RVTA Junior ITF 1 in Potchefstroom as top seed.
Natalie Grandin won twice in SA’s 3-0 win over Denmark in the Fed Cup Euro/Africa Group II tournament at the Golf El Solaimaneyah Club, Cairo Egypt, on Wednesday.
Natalie Grandin leads team SA Fed Cup challenge also including Lyn Kiro, Madrie le Roux and Ilze Hattingh to Egypt in pursuit of promotion to the Europe / Africa Zone Group I tier, and will face teams from Egypt, Denmark, Finland, Georgia, Latvia, Montenegro, Norway and Turkey.
South African junior tennis star Ilze Hattingh is “on top of the world”. The Pretoria fifteen year old won a double at the African Junior Championships at the North West University in Potchefstroom on Saturday 24 March, 2012.
Kaylea Sher from Gauteng Central in action against Janine Erasmus in the Girls U14 final of the Nike Junior Tour SA Masters held at the Riaan Venter Tennis Academy in Vanderbijlpark. Sher won 6-3 7-6 (6) and will be representing South Africa at the NJT International Masters to be held in Torino, Italy later this […]