OPINION: Scratching exhibition a sucker-punch for SA tennis

While multiple bodies managed to distance themselves before the event ultimately crumbled, the postponement of this weekend’s Africa Cares Challenge has done far more than just frustrating fans and players (though it has done that). It has hit the sport of tennis with a sucker-punch to the gut. READ MORE: Elite tennis exhibition scratched as top players are left stranded As a code which is already struggling to fight its way back into the top tier of the domestic sporting landscape, the last thing tennis needs is to infuriate the people who are supporting its cause. Despite attracting a world-class…

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