Tennis Archive

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European Beach Tennis Championships – Italians Alessandro Calbucci and Marco Garavini, and Flamina Daina and Michaela Zanaboni win titles

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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Tennis: ITF World Junior Tennis Finals – Russia boys and USA girls win titles

Prostejov – Czech Republic, August 10, 2013: Russia boys and USA girls won the overall titles at the 2013 ITF World Junior Tennis Finals place in Prostejov, Czech Republic on Saturday 10 August. 16 boys and 16 girls teams are taking part in the finals of the ITF’s world junior team competition

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ITF AGM changes Rules of Tennis 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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2013 NEC Wheelchair Tennis Masters moves to Mission Viejo, California, Marguerite Tennis Pavilion to host both ITF year-end wheelchair tennis events

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

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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 to be held in Paris on Wednesday 10 July

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 & Bartoli’s Wimbledon delight

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 junior tennis players

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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French Open Tennis: 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