Articles tagged 'lock'

Zim confident of Turkey upset 3 February 2018 HARARE – Zimbabwe is confident of success over Turkey in their Davis Cup Africa/Euro Group II tie which commences today at Harare Sports Club tennis section. According to the draw conducted yesterday, the first match will pit Zimbabwe's top seed Benjamin Lock against Turkey's second seed Altug...
Zim ready for Georgia 15 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to stay in the Davis Cup Euro/Africa Zone Group II begins when their play-off match against Georgia begins today at the Mziuri Tennis Club in Tbilisi. The clash will kick off with a match between Zimbabwe's top seed Benjamin Lock against Georgia's second seed George T...
Zim Davis Cup team humiliated 7 March 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe Davis Cup team's hopes of progressing to the next round of Euro-Africa Zone Group II tie went up in smoke after going down to Finland in the doubles tie in Kittila yesterday. Zimbabwe will now face Georgia in the relegation play-offs to remain in Euro-Africa Group II. Need...
Mvumvure, Lock out of Africa Games 15 August 2015 HARARE - Track star Gabriel Mvumvure and Zimbabwe's Davis Cup hero Courtney Lock have been be ruled out of the African Games set for Congo-Brazzaville next month.Mvumvure was recently hospitalised due to hypertension and that effectively threw spanners into his season. Lock who starred in Zimb...
Good start for Zim Davis Cup team 18 July 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe is in control of the Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone Group II play-off against Moldova after local stars Takanyi Garanganga and Benjamin Lock won their singles' matches here yesterday. Garanganga got the ball rolling when he defeated Moldova's second seed Maxim Bulat in straight s...
Lock progresses, Ndimande out 23 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe top tennis player Benjamin Lock progressed to the second round of the ongoing Old Mutual Zimbabwe F2 Futures tournament here yesterday. Lock beat Reed Anderson of the United States 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-2 in the first round to sail through to the next round. The Florida State Uni...
Zim pin hopes on Lock 22 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe will again this week pin their hopes on Benjamin Lock when the Old Mutual Zimbabwe F2 Futures tournament starts at Harare Sports Club today. Last week, the 22-year-old bowed out at the semi-final stage of the Zimbabwe F1 Futures tournament. Lock went down to Evan King of U...
Lock climbs new career high 21 June 2015 HARARE - Benjamin Lock may have failed to clinch the Old Mutual Zimbabwe F1 Futures tournament but he will take heart from climbing his highest singles ranking on the ATP standings last week. The former Zimbabwe Open Champion soared to 811 on the ATP singles ranking released last week. That...
Heartbreak for Lock 21 June 2015 HARARE - A home  soil tournament victory proved a bridge too far to cross for Benjamin Lock who fought fiercely but bowed out at the semi-final stage of the Old Mutual Zimbabwe F1 Futures tournament at Harare Sports Club. Lock's streak came to an end with a 5-7, 3-6 straight sets loss to Evan ...
Benjamin Lock still in hunt 19 June 2015 HARARE – Benjamin Lock kept his hopes of a home soil tournament victory alive after dismissing France's Roman Bauvy yesterday at Harare Sports Club. The Florida State University student stormed into the semi-finals of the Zimbabwe F1 Futures tennis tournament after accounting for Bauvy in a ti...
Mixed fortunes for Lock brothers 18 June 2015 HARARE - Local tennis players Benjamin and Courtney Lock experienced mixed fortunes during yesterday's second round of the ongoing Zimbabwe F1 Futures Tournament. Benjamin struggled to overcome Portugal's Vasco Mensurado 7-6(2), 6-2 in the second round to storm into the last eight of the $10 0...
Lock wins Mozambique Futures tourney 9 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis player tennis player Benjamin Lock put up an impressive performance to win the just ended Mozambique F1 Futures at Clube de Tenis de in Maputo. Lock recorded the sensational win after outclassing United States's William Bushamuka 6-4, 6-4 to win the prestigious title. ...
Lock shines for FSU in losing cause 20 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis player Benjamin Lock starred in a 6-1 loss to University of Virginia while playing for his school Florida State University at Scott Speicher Tennis Centre in Tallahassee last Friday. Lock, who is ranked number 98 in the United States, beat 20th ranked Mitchell Frank, 6...
Lock wins Davis Cup dead rubber 13 March 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis player Benjamin Lock won the last Davis Cup Euro-Africa Zone Group II match after his opponent Bosnia and Herzegovina's Nerman Fatic retired in the second set here yesterday. Lock won the first set 6-3 before Fatic retired due to injury before the start of the second s...
Like father, like son 6 March 2015 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe Davis Cup player Martin Lock says “it's incredible” to see his dreams being realised through his son Benjamin who serves off as Zimbabwe's number two seed this morning at Harare Sports Club. Ranked 1205 in the world, Benjamin gets off the mark aiming for a big upset ag...
Lock, Dzenga win ITF doubles 15 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe top junior tennis players Courtney Lock and Nicole Dzenga clinched the ITF South/Central African Junior Circuit doubles in the boys and girls category respectively here yesterday. Lock patterned with Ivory Coast’s Gueninhle Abdoul Karir Quattara to beat the South African pair...
Lock Zim's last hope at ITF tourney 1 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe junior tennis ace Courtney Lock is the only local player remaining in the ongoing ITF 18 and Under South Central African Junior Circuit after progressing to the semi-final stage here yesterday. Lock outclassed fellow countryman Tadiwa Chinamo 6-3, 6-3. Another Zimbabwe rep...
Lock through to third round 30 July 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe top junior tennis player Courtney Lock won an easy battle to book a place in the third round of ITF South Central African Junior Circuit here yesterday. Lock posted a convincing straight-sets win against his fellow countryman Brandon Levendale 6-2, 6-1 in the second round to ...
Zim ready to host ITF tournament 23 July 2014 HARARE - Tennis Zimbabwe (TZ) president Regis Bhunu says they are ready to host three ITF South/Central African Junior circuit tournaments set to start this weekend at Harare Sports Club. The tournament starts on Saturday with the qualifiers set to run for two days while the main event takes o...
Lock wins Zim's ninth medal 31 May 2014 GABORONE - Courtney Lock yesterday made up for a false start after winning silver with his Malawian partner here at the Notwane Tennis Courts to take Team Zimbabwe’s medal count to nine. The second seed had failed to live up to expectations, crushing out at the quarter-final stage of the singl...
Lock reaches final in Namibia 14 May 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top junior tennis player, Courtney Lock, lived up to expectations at the just ended ITF South/ Central African Junior Circuit Under-18 in Windhoek, Namibia. Lock reached the finals of the tournament before he was eventually knocked out by the winner, South Africa’s Jd Malan...