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Coming off a great sporting year in which he upset a world leader and raced up the rankings, South African tennis player Kevin Anderson has been nominated by the ATP World Tour as one of 20 outstanding players of 2015 - and he needs his fans to help vote him into the top spot.
South African tennis journeyman Kevin Anderson reached a career milestone yesterday when he beat former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to reach his first Grand Slam quarter-final after seven previous fourth-round losses. It was "a great accomplishment", he said after the win.
South Africa will be aiming to make it two in a row when they defend their title at the International Club under-16 Junior Challenge Worldwide finals in London next week. In 2012, they took the honours in Adelaide, Australia.
South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers came up just short of winning the second WTA title of her career on the weekend when she went down to Mona Barthel in the final of the Swedish Open in Bastad.
South African tennis greats Cliff Drysdale, Frew McMillan and Wayne Ferreira received Davis Cup Commitment Awards at Wimbledon in London this week. Drysdale and McMillan were part of the 1974 team that claimed South Africa's only title in the international team competition.
South Africa's Fritz Wolmarans and Michelle Sammons claimed two titles apiece at the Sun City Futures 1 tennis tournament on the weekend.
Tennis South Africa (TSA) will launch a new monthly Internet-based programme next week that will feature some of the leading names in the sport.
World number one David Wagner defeated South Africa's world number two, Lucas Sithole, to capture the quads title in the Airports Company South Africa SA Open wheelchair tennis tournament at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
The South African Fed Cup team is well prepared for the tough Euro Africa Group 2 tournament in Lithuania, Earl Grainger, the team's captain said. South Africa will face Bosnia and Herzegovina in their first match on Wednesday. Other teams in Pool B are Georgia and Egypt.
South African Davis Cup star Rik De Voest announced at the Irene Country Club on Tuesday that the Davis Cup tie against Lithuania, to be played from 4 to 6 April, would be his last for the country.