South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has joined Andy Murray and Stan Wawrinka in the second round of the French Open, writes GARY LEMKE.
Maria Sharapova has been denied a wildcard for this year’s French Open.
Roger Federer will sit out the French Open and the rest of the clay-court season.
Novak Djokovic has parted ways with his coach Marian Vajda, fitness trainer Gebhard Phil Gritsch and physio Miljan Amanovic.
Stan Wawrinka jokingly called Roger Federer an ‘arsehole’ after losing to him in the Indian Wells final.
The KIA South African team had a bittersweet end to their Davis Cup tie against Estonia at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria on Sunday. In a dead-rubber final day’s play, South Africa won and lost a reverse singles giving them an overall 4-1 victory in this Euro/Africa Group 2 first round tie. Raven Klaasen and Ruan Roelofse had already… Read more →
Raven Klaasen and Ruan Roelofse came from a set down to win the doubles rubber on Saturday to give South Africa victory over Estonia in their Davis Cup Euro Africa Group 2 tie at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria. After a slow start which saw South Africa lose the opening set in the tie breaker 6-7 (4), Klaasen and… Read more →
The South African Davis Cup team made a solid start against Estonia in Friday’s first day of their Davis Cup tie against Estonia at the Irene Country Club in Pretoria. The KIA-sponsored South Africans won both singles rubbers giving them a 2-0 lead against the visitors. Nik Scholtz, the South African No2, opened procedures and was leading Jürgen Zopp, the… Read more →
South African Davis Cup captain, Marcos Ondruska announced 19-year-old Lloyd Harris and Nik Scholtz as his No1 and No2 nominated singles players at the official draw for this weekend’s Euro Africa Group 2 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas tie between South Africa and Estonia. The tie will be played at the Irene Country Club, Pretoria from Friday to Sunday. South… Read more →
It’s time to put prejudices aside and admit that Andy Murray is the best tennis player in the world right now, writes GARY LEMKE Maybe it’s because he walks around with the demeanour of someone who has just stepped into some fresh doggy-do. Maybe it’s the exaggerated celebrations, the shouts of ‘C’mon!’ when he wins an important point. Maybe it’s… Read more →