South African Tennis Association

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South African Tennis Association
SATA official logo.png
Sport Tennis
Founded 10 August 2000
Affiliation International Tennis Federation
Regional affiliation Confederation of African Tennis
Location Wanderers Stadium in Sandton, Illovo, Johannesburg
President Johann Koorts
Chief Exec Ian Smith
Official website
South Africa

The South African Tennis Association (SATA) is the national governing body for the sport of tennis in South Africa. Its a not-for-profit organization, which "invests its proceeds to promote and develop the growth of tennis, from the grass-roots to the professional levels and to raise funds for and on behalf of tennis players and the game of tennis within the Republic of South Africa". The SATA is affiliated to both International Tennis Federation and Confederation of African Tennis. The association was created to standardise rules and regulations and to promote and develop the growth of tennis in South Africa.

Affiliate Members[edit]

This is a list of province vise affiliated members of SATA, according to the constitution of SATA the affiliation of members has to be revised after fixed interval of period.[1]

  • Boland Tennis Association
  • Border Tennis Association
  • Tennis Eastern Province
  • Gauteng East Tennis Association
  • Northern Cape Tennis Association
  • Tennis KwaZulu Natal
  • Gauteng North Tennis Association
  • Mpumalanga Tennis Association
  • Northern Province Tennis Association
  • Free State Tennis Association
  • Gauteng Central Tennis Association
  • Tennis Western Province
  • North West Tennis Association
  • South Western Districts Tennis Association

Board Members[edit]

The board of the association comprises not less than nine and not more than twelve members; as described by the constitution of association. The board should at all time comprise at least 50% of members representing previously disadvantaged communities. The board members appointed for the term of three years. The current board members of the association are:[2]-

Name Position
Johann Koorts Chairman
Bongani Wire Zondi Vice-Chairman
Ian Smith CEO
Clark Coetzee Member
Gavin Crookes Member
Greer Leo-Smith Member
Jessica Motaung Member
David Siko Member
Patrick Vezasie Member
Geoff Whyte Member


  1. ^ "PROVINCES MEMBERS". Retrieved 2011-02-05. 
  2. ^ "SATA BOARD". Retrieved 2011-02-05.