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Tennis South Africa shared that Captain Christo van Rensburg named the team for the upcoming Davis Cup 2024.


South Africa (24 January 2024) – Team South Africa is heading to Vietnam for the Davis Cup World Group II playoffs in early February. Captain Christo van Rensburg has selected his 4-man team who will be representing South Africa.

Last year, South Africa played host to the cup’s Africa Group III Tournament. This year, the playoff is being hosted in Tu Son, Vietnam on the 2nd and 3rd of February 2024.

According to Tennis South Africa, the Davis Cup, often referred to as the World Cup of Tennis, is the premier international team event in men’s tennis. It is organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and contested annually in a knockout format between teams from participating countries.

There are 24 countries taking part in the event. The 12 winning nations will progress to play a World Group II tie in September 2024. The 12 losing nations will compete in their respective regional Group III events later in 2024.

The team is made up of:

  • Kris van Wyk
  • Philip Henning
  • Christiaan Worst
  • Leo Matthysen
  • Team Physiotherapist: Khulekani Ngcobo
  • Hitting partner: James Hart

Sources: Tennis South Africa
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