Anderson, Klaasen Into R2 In Cincinatti

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Kevin Anderson of South Africa is through to the second round of the Western & Southern Open after a tough three-setter against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina. After dropping the second set, Anderson roared back to win the match 7-6(5), 3-6, 6-1. The 15 seed South African next meets the in-form Jack Sock of United States. The […]

Coach Urges Nigeria To Promote Tennis

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Lagos, Nigeria – In a phone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),  Seyi Stephen, a tennis coach with the Lagos State Sports Council, last week urged Nigeria to promote tennis. “All sports should be given equal attention, especially in our schools; a sport like tennis is very good because any child that engages in it […]

Wimbledon 2015: Anderson, Black Advance; Klaasen Out

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South African Kevin Anderson and Zimbabwean Cara Black are through to the 4th round of Wimbledon 2015 in London after winning their respective matches on Friday, but South African Raven Klaasen‘s day didn’t turn out so good. 14th seed Anderson beat Leonardo Mayer of Argentina in straight sets 6-4, 7-6(6), 6-3. The hard-hitting South African was […]

Murray Denies Anderson 3rd Title, Raven Conquers Halle

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Kevin Anderson of South Africa will have to wait for another opportunity to win his 3rd title after a straight sets loss to Andy Murray of Britain at Aegon Championships at the Queens club in London on Sunday. Anderson’s compatriot Raven Klaasen and his doubles partner, Rajeev Ram, won the doubles final in Halle, Germany. Murray, […]

Anderson Makes Queens Club Final In London

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London, England – Africa’s top player Kevin Anderson of South Africa battled past Frenchman Gilles Simon to book his spot in the final of the Aegon Championships at the Queens Club in London. The South African won the match 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-3, delivering 34 aces along the way. “I definitely felt I have been serving […]

Anderson Into London Semis, Klaasen Makes Halle Finals

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World number 17 Kevin Anderson of South Africa is through to the semifinals at the Queens’s Club in London after his 7-6(7), 7-5 win over Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain. The 6’8″ South African fired 18 aces. “It was definitely dominated by serves today, so step one was take care of my own and try and […]

Anderson Beats Wawrinka 4th Time In a Row

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South African Kevin Anderson has done it again. He beat reigning French Open champ Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in two tight sets 7-6(4), 7-6(11) at the Queens’s Club in London. This is the fourth straight win for the South African against The Swiss champ. Anderson will next play Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain in the quarterfinals. […]

Anderson Beats Hewitt In Aussie’s Final Queens Club Appearance

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Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat 4-time champion Leyton Hewitt of Australia in the first round at the Queen’s Club in London. The South African won the match is three sets 6-7(4), 7-5, 6-3. This was the Australian’s 16th and final appearance. “This has been one of my favourite tournaments,” said Hewitt. “I love the whole […]

Namibia Tennis Development In Northern Region

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The First National Bank Namibia Tennis Association (FNB NTA) Development Program conducted a tennis teacher/volunteer coaching clinic and FNB Development Tournament in the Oshana Region on May 29 and 30. The purpose of the teacher/volunteer coaching clinic was to help teachers start tennis at their schools and to have an understanding of the basic coaching […]

Roland Garros 2015: Anderson Into 3rdR

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South African Kevin Anderson clawed his way from a set down to set a show down with Frenchman Richard Gasquet. 6’8″ Anderson defeated Yen-Hsun Lu of Taipei 5-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. The South African fired 21 aces and 24 winners versus Lu’s 8 aces and 40 winners. 15th seed Anderson will next face the winner of 20th […]

Roland Garros 2015: Anderson Int 2ndR

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Kevin Anderson of South Africa is through to the 2nd round of Roland Garros 2015 after a straight sets win over Tim Smyczek of United States. The 15th-seeded South African won the match 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Anderson will next face Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei who took out Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia 6-7(4), 6-1, 6-1, 7-5. In […]

The 2015 Roland Garros Draws

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The 2015 Roland Garros, the second grand slam of the year, kicked-off its two-week long tournament today. As expected, there are a handful of Africans entered in the main draws. World number 16 Kevin Anderson of South Africa is the 15th seed in the men’s event. Anderson hasn’t advanced past the 4th round of a […]