- Weber wins SA’s final gold medal of African Champs
- Tough going in Tongyeong for SA’s Radford
- Double gold for Venter as SA medal count reaches 59
- Winning start for Ellis as Banyana beat Egypt
- Skhosana’s promise to take SA even further forward
- It’s 50 medals for SA at African Championships
- Top-ranked Williams does the double
- Championship records for Brown and relay team
- Gobel grabs share of the lead at Kyalami
- Interim coach Ellis looks to take Banyana even further
Coetzee beaten on clay
- Updated: September 10, 2010
The top seeded combination of our Jeff Coetzee and Britain’s Jamie Murray went down in the first round of the Tean International tennis tournament in Alphen aan den Rijn in the Netherlands, writes Mark Etheridge.
The clay-court tournament, with prize-money of $42,500, forms part of the ATP Challenger Tour.
Coetzee and Murray, brother of world top 10-ranked Andy, went down to the unseeded pair of Australian Rameez Junaid and Greece’s Niko Karagiannis in straight sets, 7-6 (5) 6-4.
“We didn’t play too well,” said Coetzee. “We had so many breakpoints and just could not convert and with big servers, when you have a chance you need to. The hamstring is OK but still not 100%. Now I’m getting ready for Davis Cup in Stuttgart next week.”