Wimbledon cancellation | Has Federer played his last match at SW19?

2020-04-03 13:23

Sy Lerman wonders whether the 2020 Wimbledon cancellation will result in eight-times champion Roger Federer having played in his last such event.

Teen carries SA hopes at Challenger event in Potchefstroom

2020-03-10 13:01

Teenager Kholo Montsi carries SA's hopes at the ATP Challenger tournament in Potchefstroom. Sy Lerman reports.

Coetzee ready to juggle coaching and Tennis SA roles

2020-02-14 12:23

Jeff Coetzee, Tennis SA's new Director of coaching, is a relieved man after the ITF lifted a doping ban on his player. Sy Lerman reports.

Rafael Nadal's SA connection

2020-02-05 13:09

Sy Lerman recalls Rafael Nadal's past links with South African tennis as the Spaniard prepares to face Roger Federer in Cape Town.

Uniform boost for SA tennis after ATP Cup efforts

2020-01-10 12:50

South Africa’s performance in the inaugural ATP Team Cup was a major boost for tennis in the country, writes Sy Lerman.

More top-level tennis on the horizon for SA?

2019-12-10 14:15

Sy Lerman welcomes the return of an ATP tournament in South Africa in March after an absence of seven years.

Why is PSL dragging its feet with VAR technology?

2019-11-25 13:46

Sy Lerman asks why the PSL is still skirting around vital issue of introducing VAR technology to minimise refereeing blunders.

OPINION: The sorry state of Nelson Mandela Challenge

2019-10-04 11:30

SAFA's meltdown in staging Nelson Mandela Challenge is sadly inappropriate in recognition of the great man, says Sy Lerman.

Bafana face tough AFCON test from the outset

2019-03-26 12:18

Sy Lerman explains why Bafana Bafana can expect a tough ride from the outset after qualifying for the Africa Nations Cup Finals.

SAFA's embarrassing 16-1 defeat in AFCON venue voting

2019-01-10 07:45

There can be no doubt that the faces of the SAFA administration must be beetroot red after the devastating 16-1 CAF executive voting defeat at the hands of Egypt.


PSL clubs continue training despite halt in fixtures

2020-03-23 13:41

Almost all Absa Premiership squads have continuing training despite a halt in fixtures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sy Lerman reports.

Swallows return from the soccer grave

2020-03-04 14:15

Sy Lerman reports on the remarkable and unforeseen return of Moroka Swallows from the soccer grave, with a slight name change.

Sigh… No VAR in SA soccer before 2022

2020-02-10 14:27

Sy Lerman questions SAFA’s continued resistance against introducing VAR in South African soccer.

SAFA's 'Vision 2020' in danger of derailing

2020-01-27 12:35

Bafana Bafana's tough Soccer World Cup qualifying draw is a foreboding threat to SAFA's "Vision 2022", says Sy Lerman.

SA back in top-level tennis after 2 decades

2020-01-06 15:48

Sy Lerman welcomes South Arica's return to top-level tennis after two decades at the inaugural ATP Cup.

All set for Federer-Nadal blockbuster in Cape Town

2019-12-04 14:48

The Roger Federer- Rafael Nadal exhibition in Cape Town remains unaffected despite a spate of recent disturbing frolics. Sy Lerman reports.

Anomalies, problems and contradictions confront World Cups

2019-10-09 16:32

Sy Lerman reports on the anomalies and problems relating to the various World Cup sports events.

Anderson's tennis elbow injury a blow for SA prospects

2019-04-27 10:28

More often referred to as tennis elbow, the lateral epicondylitis condition has caused a disturbing halt to top South African player Kevin Anderson's career.

Bafana's curious case of cold storage before key Libya clash

2019-02-08 14:02

Bafana will have curiously completed a period of more than four months in cold storage without a match before taking on Libya in the do-or-die AFCON qualifier, writes Sy Lerman.

Marathon job reviving SA tennis to its former heights

2018-12-18 06:55

Tennis SA CEO Richard Glover has likened the progress in 2018 of reviving the game in the country to its former heights to negotiating the first 10km in a gruelling marathon.

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