- Van Niekerk pays tribute to triumphant Bolt
- Banyana dominate but go down to Ghana in playoff
- Blitzboks bag three wins in Dubai
- International honours for Olympic coach Barrow
- Hall of Fame honours for SA legend Sally Little
- Blitzboks off to a great start with Ugandan whitewash
- Banyana going all out to bag bronze in Cameroon
- Powell opts for experience at Dubai Sevens
- First IGT Tour win for Arnoldi at Centurion
- SA wheelchair tennis rocked by tragedy
Grandin goes through
- Updated: June 4, 2012
Natalie Grandin and Australian partner retained South African interest in the French Open tennis tournament at the weekend, writes Mark Etheridge.
The two came through their second round mixed doubles match easily enough with a straight sets victory.
They beat the French duo of Stephanie Foretz-Gascon and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-2 6-4 to set up a third round clash against the Polish/Mexican combination of Klaudia Jans-Ignacik and Santiago Gonzalez.
Meanwhile our second-ranked women’s singles player, Chanel Simmonds made it to the final of a ITF $25,000 tournament in China.
Playing the Gimcheon Open, and seeded first, she lost to China’s Ying-Ying Duan, going down 6-2 6-1. She also reached the quarter-finals of the doubles competition with Huynh Phuong Dai.