Articles tagged 'takanyi'

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...
Finland downplay Zimbabwe Davis Cup team 2 March 2016 HARARE - Finland are pulling all the stops to see off Zimbabwe in the upcoming Davis Cup tie including recalling Jarkko Nieminen from retirement whilst their media effectively believes the match is already won. The 34-year-old Nieminen, had been playing for his country every year since 1999 bu...
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...
Garanganga loses in last eight 8 June 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga put up an impressive performance but bowed out in the quarter-finals of the Italy F12 last week. The Zimbabwe Davis Cup player was knockout of the last eight by Switzerland's Yann Marti after suffering a 6-4, 6-2 defeat. On his way to t...
Garanganga's dream still on 21 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga has kept alive his hopes of qualifying for this weekend's St. Joseph's/Candler Savannah Challenger ATP Challenger Tour after sailing through to the last round of qualifying matches at Franklin Creek Tennis Center. The Mbare-born tennis pla...
Garanganga eyes $50K tourney 20 April 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga (pictured) is targeting to qualify for this weekend's St. Joseph's/Candler Savannah Challenger ATP Challenger Tour which carries a $50,000 purse at the Franklin Creek Tennis Centre in the United States. Garanganga received a first round by...
Garanganga receives Davis Cup special mention 13 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe's number one tennis player Takanyi Garanganga is ecstatic to have received honourable mention in the 2014 Davis Cup MVP Awards. Garanganga led Zimbabwe to promotion from Africa Zone Group III, winning all three singles rubbers and the only doubles rubber he contested. That...
Garanganga on course in Senegal 12 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's leading tennis player Takanyi Garanganga is in running for the $15 000 Senegal F1 Futures tournament prize money after progressing to the quarterfinals at Olympique Club de Dakar in Dakar on Wednesday. The Zimbabwe Davis Cup player outclassed German’s David Chaplefeh Forcha...
Garanganga still appealing for funds 21 November 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top-ranked tennis player Takanyi Garanganga is racing against time to secure funds for him to be able to compete at his first Grand Slam, the 2015 Australian Open. The Mbare-born player is looking for at least $10 000 to cater for his travelling and training costs in the ru...
Takanyi appeals for funds 30 August 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe’s top ranked tennis player Takanyi Garanganga is appealing to well-wishers to help fund his dream of competing at his first Grand Slam, the 2015 Australian Open. The Atlanta-based tennis player set up a website to help him raise at least $10 000 to cater for his travelling an...
Garanganga back to winning ways 27 March 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga's losing streak come to an end after he stormed into the semifinals of the on-going Guadalajara Challenger in USA. The Mbare-born star beat Spain's Adrian Menendez-Maceiras 6-4, 4-6, 7-6(6) in the quarter finals to progress to the semifi...