Soweto Open in jeopardy

2014-01-20 20:40

The Soweto Open tennis tournament has once again been derailed because of a lack of sponsorship, it has emerged.

Simmonds to hit the gym

2013-05-12 13:52

South Africa's Chanel Simmonds will place more emphasis on building her body mass to be more competitive on the WTA Tour.

Simmonds soars in Soweto

2013-05-10 17:38

Chanel Simmonds has become the first South African to make it to the final of the women’s event at the Soweto Open.

Simmonds advances in Soweto

2013-05-08 16:59

South Africa's Chanel Simmonds advanced to the third round of the Soweto Open after beating compatriot, Natasha Fourouclas.

Simmonds cruises in Soweto

2013-05-06 16:58

Fifth seed Chanel Simmonds has hammered Ilze Hattingh in an all South African encounter at the Soweto Open.

Soweto Open likely to stay

2013-05-05 16:19

Tennis South Africa's CEO Ian Smith remains confident the Soweto Open tennis tournament will survive another year.

TSA mourns death of Drewett

2013-05-04 13:46

Tennis SA has expressed sadness at the passing of ATP president, Brad Drewett, who after a battle with motor neuron disease.

O'Brien stuns de Paula

2013-05-01 16:55

South African wild card entry Dean O’Brien caused a major upset at the Soweto Open when he defeated eighth seed Fabiano de Paula.

De Voest leads SA's charge

2013-04-29 16:10

Local favourite Rik de Voest led the way as South African players dominated the opening day of the Soweto Open.

De Voest in buoyant mood

2013-04-27 17:02

Rik De Voest is optimistic about his chances in the Soweto Open, after drawing Germany's Richard Becker in the opening round.


Simmonds soars up rankings

2013-05-13 16:15

Chanel Simmonds climbed 17 places in the latest WTA rankings, to reach a career-high ranking of 162nd in the world.

Simmonds beaten in Soweto

2013-05-11 16:17

Hungarian top seed Timea Babos came back from a set down to beat South Africa’s Chanel Simmonds in the final of the Soweto Open.

SA's Simmonds makes history

2013-05-09 16:17

Fifth-seed Chanel Simmonds has become the first South African woman to reach the semi-finals of the Soweto Open.

Easy Soweto start for Babos

2013-05-07 18:11

Hungarian top seed Timea Babos easily won her first-round match at the Soweto Open, beating Israeli Keren Shlomo.

Simmonds could face Israeli

2013-05-05 16:28

A possible quarter-final clash between Israel's Julia Glushko and South Africa's top-ranked player Chanel Simmonds looms in Soweto.

Pospisil wins Soweto Open

2013-05-04 16:22

Vasek Pospisil has won this year's Soweto Open title after his opponent, Michal Przysiezny, retired hurt in the deciding third set.

De Voest bows out in Soweto

2013-05-02 17:56

SA tennis hopeful Rik de Voest has crashed out of the Soweto Open in the quarter-final, losing to third seed Vasek Pospisil.

Roelofse falls in first round

2013-04-30 16:50

Ruan Roelofse put up a brave challenge in the opening round of the Soweto Open but went down to second seed Rajeev Ram.

De Voest targets Soweto glory

2013-04-28 16:37

After twice losing in the final, South African Davis Cup stalwart Rik De Voest will be seeking his first Soweto Open title.

Soweto Open to be televised

2013-04-26 14:25

Tennis SA has signed a deal with the SABC to broadcast the final stages of the Soweto Open starting on May 3.

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