Taking the early lead, the SA team’s speed on court left Fiji stranded in their attempt to stay in the match.
The Austrian had two match points but choked as Djokovic went to 5-5.
‘I’m so happy to have won the world title, especially against tough competition in a close heat.’
Gerhard de Beer was recently picked to play for Buffalo Bills, New York’s NFL side.
Basson powered well clear at the finish at the Moses Mabhida stadium, ahead of Jason Oosthuisen (Barzani) and BCX’s multiple Tour Durban champion Nolan Hoffman.
The popular mass ride was scheduled to take place on Sunday morning at St Michael’s Beach on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Mocké and Notten win inaugural Freedom Paddle in Cape Town

Durbanite surfski stalwart Barry Lewin won the single ski, while Cape West Coast paddler Bianca Beavitt took the women’s singles title.

‘Don’t rush us!’ Sumo ducks decision on men-only rule

Japanese sumo officials opted Saturday to postpone a decision on overturning the ancient sport’s “men-only” policy following allegations of deep-rooted sexism.

Thousands of cyclists to celebrate 25 years of the Tour Durban on Sunday

Gary Beneke won it in an exciting finish ahead of Douglas Ryder and Leon Olivier while Paula Cound led the ladies home in 1993.

83-year-old Duncan back after eight years to ride in KZN mountain bike race

Duncan’s late call-up to the race comes at the expense of his grandson who is unable to ride the sani2c this year due to exams.

Clint Hendricks confirms he will defend his Tour Durban title with BCX Team

Hendricks blasted to the line in the colours of RoadCover to take the 2017 title.

Three swimmers clock Youth Olympics qualification times at nationals

The 2018 SA National Aquatic Championships and Youth Olympics Trials got off to a flying start.

Tandy ticks box for Games squad

Tandy, who finished sixth in the sprint contest at last year’s Rio Games stormed to a commanding victory in the 50m freestyle.

SA swimmers show form ahead of Games

Neil Fair was the only swimmer to add his name to the preliminary squad.

SA swimmers continue to make waves

Tatjana Schoenmaker led the charge in the women’s 200m breaststroke final.

Five more swimmers join SA Games squad

Le Clos spearheaded another impressive charge in the men’s 100m butterfly final.

Andrew van Zyl ready to get into top gear

But South Africa’s heavyweight EFC champion will need to guard against not knowing much about his American opponent.

Dalcha gets the rub of the green

The EFC light-heavyweight title-holder battles to find a way past Stuart Austin before completing a fine comeback.

Smart planning key in SA’s brilliant hockey double

Coach Sheldon Roston proves his credentials by leading BOTH the national men’s and women’s teams to the Africa title.

SA netball team settle for disappointing fifth

It’s an improvement from last year but they’re still struggling to really put pressure on the big guns.




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