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2013 ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters

London, April 02, 2013: The ITF today announced that Mission Viejo in Southern California, USA will host the 2013 ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters, part of the NEC Wheelchair Tennis Tour, on 7-11 November at the newly renovated Marguerite Tennis Pavilion. The ITF Wheelchair Doubles Masters is the ITF’s flagship wheelchair tennis doubles


ITF Seniors World Individual Championsh​ips

London, Mar 31, 2013: Find below the final results from the 2013 ITF Seniors World Individual Championships in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday 30 March. The Championships have taken place on 24-30 March, with 700 players from 55 countries competing in five age categories from 35-and-over to 55-and-over in singles, doubles and mixed


Nominations announced for ITF Board of Directors

London, Mar 28, 2013: The ITF has announced the following nominations for the ITF Board of Directors for the period 2013-2015. Elections for the 13 board members will take place on 12 July 2013 at the ITF’s Annual General Meeting in Paris, France. Tarak Cherif (TUN) Sergio Elias (CHI) Ismail El Shafei


ITF Seniors World Team Championsh​ips

Antalya, Turkey, Mar 24, 2013: Final results from the 2013 ITF Seniors World Team Championships in Antalya, Turkey on Saturday 23 March. The Championships have taken place on 18-23 March, with 190 teams from 31 countries competing in ten age categories from 35-and-over to 55-and-over. The ITF Seniors World Individual Championships are


ITF junior team competitions 2013

London, Mar 11, 2013: The ITF announced that over 350 teams from almost 100 nations have entered the 2013 ITF junior team competitions: Junior Davis Cup and Junior Fed Cup by BNP Paribas for the 16-and-under age group, and World Junior Tennis for the 14-and-under age group. Boys and girls teams in


Introduce athlete biological passport

London, Mar 07, 2013: The Tennis Anti-Doping Programme Working Group, comprised of representatives of the ITF, ATP, WTA and the Grand Slam tournaments met on 5 March 2013 as part of their regular review of the programme, and expressed unified support to implement an Athlete Biological Passport Programme from 2013. The Athlete


Martina Hingis elected to ITF Hall of Fame

Newport, R.I, USA – Mar 05, 2013: Martina Hingis, a former world No. 1 and winner of 15 Grand Slam tournament titles in singles, doubles, and mixed doubles, has been elected to receive the highest honour in the tennis, enshrinement in the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Monday’s announcement, which comes as


ITF Beach Tennis World Championships

London, Feb 21, 2013: The ITF announced that the ITF Beach Tennis World Championships will return to Italy when the Italian Tennis Federation (FIT) hosts the 2013 Championships in the Adriatic resort of Cervia in Ravenna from Wednesday 31 July until Sunday 4 August. The flagship event on the ITF Beach Tennis


NAs’ join countdown to World Tennis Day

London, Feb 18, 2013: The ITF’s National Associations will join some of the world’s leading tennis stars in celebrating the inaugural World Tennis Day that will be held on Monday 4 March as part of the ITF Centenary activities. World Tennis Day was launched by the ITF and StarGames at the 2012


Decision in the case of Barbora Zahlavova Strýcová

London, Feb 14, 2013: The International Tennis Federation announced today that Barbora Zahlavova Strýcová 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). Ms Zahlavova Strýcová, a 26-year-old tennis player from Czech Republic, provided a sample on