Articles tagged 'takanyi garanganga'

Takanyi's struggle to the top 2 July 2018 HARARE – When Takanyi Garanganga's father, Brad, thought of the journey he has travelled thus far in trying to take his son to the top, he becomes extremely emotional. His wish was to see Takanyi playing in the Grand Slams one day. And he appeared on course after Brad laid all the groundwork b...
Benjamin Lock praises Zim fans 6 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe's  Davis Cup top seed Benjamin Lock has praised local fans for the support they gave to the side during the Euro/Africa Group II tie against Turkey at Harare Sports Club over the weekend. The hosts progressed to the second round after beating the Europeans 3-1 and will now me...
Zimbabwe seal Davis Cup win 5 February 2018 HARARE - Even the rains could not stop Zimbabwe from posting a thrilling 3-1 win over Turkey in a Davis Cup Euro/Africa Group II first round tie yesterday. The hosts went into yesterday doubles match with a 2-0 lead following victories by Benjamin Lock and Takanyi Garanganga over Altug Celikbi...
Takanyi strikes gold in Senegal 15 December 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga yesterday lifted the ITF Senegal F1 Futures men’s doubles championship to record his first pro circuit win of 2014. Garanganga recorded the sensational win flanked by South Africa’s Keith-Patrick Crowley. The duo, who were seeded four...
Garanganga not giving up on dream 1 December 2014 HARARE - Despite a minefield of financial hurdles that have curtailed his promising career, Takanyi Garanganga’s desire to break into the elite class of singles world tennis players has never diminished. Rather, Takanyi sees his ordeal as an inspirational tale for aspiring athletes that despit...
Garanganga breaks into top 300 25 April 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Takanyi Garanganga has broken into the Men’s ATP top 300 prompting his manager Thabani Sithole to declare big results are around the corner for the Mbare-raised tennis starlet. The All Africa Games gold medalist this week reached a new career high ranking of 298, c...
Garanganga poor run continues 12 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga's poor form continues after a first round exit at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships over the weekend. Garanganga lost 6-2 6-3 to America's Denis Kudla in the first round stage. The Mbare-born player is failing to rediscover ...
Garanganga hits bad patch 5 February 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Takanyi Garanganga failed to make an impression after dropping out in the early stages of two different competitions in the United States last week. Garanganga was knocked out of the Chitre Challenge in the first round going down to Brazil's Henrique Cunha 6-4, 6-3...
Garanganga through to quarterfinals 25 January 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Takanyi Garanganga yesterday coasted into the quarterfinals of the 2014 Royal Lahaina Challenger in United States. The Zimbabwe Davis Cup player upset Canada's Frank Dancevic 7-5 6-3 at USTA Pro Circuit event hosted in the state of Hawaii. Garanganga d...
Tennis duo impresses in Senegal 9 December 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe tennis ace Takanyi Garanganga put up another spirited performance at the just ended Senegal F2 Futures tournament. The US-based Garanganga reached the semifinals of the tournament before he was eventually knocked out by Bosnia-Herzegovina’s Aldin Setkic 6-3, 6-2. In the qu...
Garanganga through, Fynn out of ITF tourney 28 November 2013 HARARE - Zimbabwe's top tennis player Takanyi Garanganga progressed to the second round of the on-going Senegal F1 Futures with a victory over Henrique Sousa from Portugal. Garanganga maintain his fine run by dismantling Sousa 6-4 6-0 at Olympique Club storm into the second round. The Zimba...
Garanganga continues to shine 10 November 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe's top tennis player, Takanyi Garanganga, continued to shine after he progressed to the semi-finals of the ongoing Knoxville, TN Challenger in United States. Garanganga fought hard to overcome America's Dennis Nevolo 7-6(2) 6-3 to sail through to the last four.  The Zimbabw...