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Venues confirmed for 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas

London, Sept 26, 2013: The ITF today confirmed the venues for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Zone Group I events being held in the week commencing 3 February. Europe/Africa Zone Group I will take place in Budapest, Hungary; Americas Zone Group I will be held in Lambare, Paraguay; while Asia/Oceania

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Decision in the case of Marin Cilic

London, Sept 16, 2013: The International Tennis Federation announced today that Marin Cilic has been found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.1 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (presence of a Prohibited Substance in a Player’s Sample). Mr Cilic, a 24-year-old player from Croatia, provided a urine sample in

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Novak Djokovic for Davis Cup Commitment Award

London, Sept 12, 2013: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will be one of 27 players to receive the Davis Cup Commitment Award during this weekend’s Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and zone group ties on Saturday 14 September. The presentations are being made by the ITF through its National Associations.

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Bencic and Zverev favourites for US Open

London, Sept 2, 2013: The final junior Grand Slam of the year got underway on Sunday as the world’s top junior players began their bids for US Open glory at Flushing Meadows. Belinda Bencic, the current Roland Garros and Wimbledon champion, heads an impressive field in the girls’ event and may take

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Djokovic and Murray to star on World Tennis Day

London, August 27, 2013: MURRAY, The line-up for the 7th annual BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden will provide the perfect end to World Tennis Day on 3 March 2014. The event will feature tennis’ number one rivalry at the moment, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, as well as, for the

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European Beach Tennis Championships

Brighton – Great Britain, August 11, 2013: The Italian pairings of Alessandro Calbucci and Marco Garavini, and Flamina Daina and Michaela Zanaboni won the men’s and women’s doubles titles at the 2013 European Beach Tennis Championships in Brighton, Great Britain on Sunday 11 August. A record 20 countries contested this year’s event.

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ITF Beach Tennis World Championships

Cervia – Italy, August 04, 2013: The Italian pairings of Alessandro Calbucci and Marco Garavini, and Sofia Cimatti and Veronica Visani won the men’s and women’s doubles titles at the 2013 ITF Beach Tennis World Championships in Cervia, Italy on Sunday 4 August. Men’s and women’s pairs from 21 countries contested this

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Changes Rules to permit ‘smart’ equipment

London, July 29, 2013: The International Tennis Federation (ITF) today announced that the Rules of Tennis had been amended to permit the use of ‘Player Analysis Technology’ during play. The new rule was approved at the recent ITF AGM in Paris on Friday 12 July, and will be included in the 2014

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NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters moves to Mission

London, July 29, 2013: The ITF today announced that Mission Viejo in Southern California, USA will host both of the ITF’s year-end wheelchair tennis events after the Marguerite Tennis Pavilion was selected as the venue for the 2013 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters. The singles Masters will be held alongside the ITF Wheelchair

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Tennis: Decision in the case of Viktor Troicki

London, July 25, 2013: The International Tennis Federation announced today that Viktor Troicki has been found to have committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation under Article 2.3 of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (refusing or failing without compelling justification to submit to sample collection). Mr Troicki, a 27-year-old player from Serbia, was notified on