Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

“Sport has the power to change the world,” Nelson Mandela said addressing the first Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony in Monaco, in 2000, the South African prisoner-turned-president provided supporting evidence to state his claim. “It has the power to inspire,” he said. “It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can create … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Anderson’s success serves as opportunity to highlight Africans’ contributions to tennis

An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

Later today in the 20-year-old Arthur Ashe Stadium, on the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center campus, America’s second oldest major sporting event will come to a conclusion. A default ambassador of sport for his native South Africa — and the continent of Africa — 31-year-old Kevin Anderson will have a chance to write himself into … Continue reading An American Tale: Kevin Anderson’s US Open journey highlights S. Africans’ influence on American, global tennis

South African junior tennis player seeks to join team touring the United States

At the age of four, Makhosazana ‘Khosi’ Stewart was given a tennis racket and has been wedded to the game ever since. The Germiston, South Africa native won her first competition within the same year she took up the relatively popular sport, particularly with those who have access to it in the Rainbow Nation. “From … Continue reading South African junior tennis player seeks to join team touring the United States