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Brazil wins ITF Beach Tennis World Team

Moscow – Russia, July 22, 2013: Brazil has won the title at the 2013 ITF Beach Tennis World Team Championship in Moscow, Russia after defeating defending champion Italy 2-1 in the final on Sunday 21 July. A total of 20 teams took part in the second edition of the event. The Team

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New ITF Board of Directors elected at ITF Centenary AGM

Paris – France, July 12, 2013: The ITF announced that the new ITF Board of Directors for the period 2013-15 has been elected at the 2013 ITF Annual General Meeting in Paris, France on Friday 12 July. Over 300 delegates, partners and staff attended the ITF Centenary AGM, held at L’Hotel du

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Draw for 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas

London, July 8, 2013: The Draw for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas will be held at the offices of BNP Paribas in Paris on Wednesday 10 July at 19:00 local time (17:00 GMT). The Draw is taking place during the ITF’s Centenary AGM in Paris on 9-12 July. The Draw

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Murray ‘can’t believe it’ after sealing Wimbledon glory

London, July 08, 2013: Andy Murray has become the first British men’s champion at Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936 after defeating Novak Djokovic 64 75 64 in Sunday’s final. On a scorching day at the All England Club (court temperatures at one point touched 49.8c in the direct sunlight), the world

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ITF launches legal advisory service for juniors

London, June 26, 2013: The ITF today announced a new joint initiative with leading UK specialist sports law firm Couchmans LLP to offer independent legal advice to promising international junior players who are considering signing commercial or representation agreements. The programme will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the ITF Junior

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Sweet 16 for Serena at Roland Garros

Paris – France, June 12, 2013: Serena Williams lifted her second Roland Garros trophy – 11 years after her first – on the Parisian clay on Saturday. The 31-year-old dropped eight games as she defeated Russia’s Maria Sharapova in one hour 46 minutes to claim her 16th Grand Slam title. It was

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Nadal creates history at Roland Garros

Paris – France, June 12, 2013: Rafael Nadal secured his place in the history books by claiming his eighth Roland Garros on Sunday to become the first man to win eight titles at one Grand Slam event. The world No. 4 defeated first time major finalist David Ferrer 63 62 63 in

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Johan Cruyff Foundation extends sponsorship

London, June 05, 2013: The ITF announced today that it has renewed its sponsorship agreements with the Johan Cruyff Foundation as a programme partner for the Wheelchair Tennis Development Fund and ITF’s wheelchair tennis junior programmes. The Foundation will support additional Development Fund projects for 2013-14, as well as the junior programmes

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ITF to honour All England Club Djokovic and Williams

London, June 03, 2013: ENGLAND CLUB, The All England Lawn Tennis Club will be presented with the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, at the 2013 ITF World Champions Dinner on Tuesday 4 June in Paris at the Pavillon d’Armenonville. This year’s dinner forms part of the 2013 ITF Centenary celebrations.

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BNP Paribas World Team Cup wheelchair tennis

Antalya – Turkey, May 26, 2013: France has defeated Netherlands 2-0 to win the men’s World Group title at the 2013 BNP Paribas World Team Cup wheelchair tennis event in Antalya, Turkey on Sunday 26 May. In the men’s World Group play-off, USA defeated Greece 2-0 to qualify for the 2014 World