#TuksSport: Q&A interview with student head coach, Blaise Izungu and his appreciation message to TuksTennis
Posted on March 23, 2021
Blaise Izungu is a Student Head Coach & Assistant Academy Coach at TuksTennis.
From 2014 to 2016, he served as an Assessor for the USSA Tennis Executive Committee and member of the USSA National Team Selection Panel. At the beginning of 2020, he was appointed Tournament Director of USSA...
#TuksTennis: Evans Maripa cannot wait to hit the "sweet spot" during a major tournament
Posted on February 20, 2021
Evans Maripa arguably has one of the best forehands in international wheelchair tennis.
The Tuks based player’s biggest regret last year was never getting an opportunity to hit the "sweet spot" seeing an opponent play and miss. 2020 was monotonous. It felt like all he did was go to the...
#TuksSport: Mr Steven Ball, new TuksSport Director wants student-athletes to strive to make a difference
Posted on January 29, 2021
Many years ago, a young boy in Ladysmith loved nothing more than to do all kinds of sports and dive into swimming pools. Like many youngsters, he had hoped to become one of the best.
When he realised early on it would not happen, he did not get discouraged. Through his participation, he had...
#TuksTennis: Tuks player motivated after being on court with tennis legends
Posted on August 04, 2020
There are not many Tuks athletes who at 15 can boast of having rubbed shoulders with two of the legends of international sport. Kagiso Ledwaba can.
#TuksTennis: 19-year old Sikhosana is confident of representing SA at Tokyo Paralympic Games
Posted on July 08, 2020
The 19-year old Alwande Sikhosana is a firm believer that wasting energy on a tennis court is a sin.
#TuksTennis: Maripa confident of being even better on the court at the 2021 Paralympics
Posted on March 31, 2020
The South African wheelchair tennis player, Evans Maripa, believes life is what you make off it that is why he is now more motivated to be at his best during next year's Tokyo Olympic Games.
#TuksTennis: Venter’s international wheelchair tennis ranking improved dramatically
Posted on December 03, 2019
The Tuks based wheelchair tennis player, Mariska Venter, is not lying when she claims to be now twice as good a player as she was in January.
#TuksTennis: Tuks hopes to at long last win USSA Tennis Tournament
Posted on November 20, 2019
The TuksTennis team is hoping it will be third time lucky when they compete next month in the USSA Tournament in Stellenbosch.