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Tennis stars and National Associations prepare for World Tennis Day

London, Fed 24, 2014: The ITF’s member National Associations will join some of the world’s leading tennis stars in celebrating the second World Tennis Day on Monday 3 March. World Tennis Day aims to promote tennis and increase participation among players around the globe, with over 60 nations already confirmed to take

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Adecco extends Davis Cup, Fed Cup sponsorship

London, Jan 30, 2014: The ITF announced today that Adecco, the world leader in Human Resources Solutions, has signed a three-year extension as an international sponsor of the ITF’s two team competitions Davis Cup by BNP Paribas and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas. The new agreement commences with this weekend’s Davis Cup

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Steve Ayles joins ITF as ECC for Asia-Pacific

London, Jan 28, 2014: The ITF announced today that Steve Ayles will become ITF Executive Commercial Consultant for Asia-Pacific. Ayles has held senior positions in sport for over 17 years, including his most recent position as Director of Commercial for Tennis Australia where he was responsible for the successful strategy for the

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Victoria heads nominations for Fed Cup

London, Jan 08, 2014: Victoria Azarenka heads the nominations for the 2014 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Zone Group I events taking place in the week of 3 February alongside the World Group and World Group II first round ties. The ITF has announced the full nominations for Europe/Africa Zone Group I

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Spain boys and Russia girls win titles

San Luis Potosi – Mexico, Sept 30, 2013: Spain boys and Russia girls won the overall titles at the 2013 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Finals in San Luis Potosi, Mexico on Sunday 29 September. 16 boys and 16 girls teams are taking part in the finals

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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