International Team Competition for players aged 16 & Under was launched by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in 1985 as the "World Youth Cup" with NEC as the title sponsor between years 1988 and 2001.
Kei Nishikori (JPN) the Number 1 Asian Men’s player in the top 100 of
ATP World Rankings started playing tennis at the age of five.
Born on 29th Dec 1989; Kei is cur-rently ranked number 5 in the World ATP Rankings; and has the distinction of being the only Japa-nese Men’s player, ever to be ranked inside the top 10 players in the world.
Start of any calendar year is always the time; when Asian tennis players cutting across all zones in the con-tinent, get a chance to par-ticipate in the ITF Asian De-velopment Championships Div. 1 & Div. 2.
Denis Istomin achieved at the Australian Open, what he would have
dreamed of all this life, from the first time he picked up the tennis
Istomin Records Biggest Win, Edges Djokovic In Melbourne
Istomin: ’It Means So Much To Me’
Tashkent , October 15 : Fifth seeded Konstantin Kravchuk of Russia became the new champion as he dethroned title holder and local star seventh seeded Denis Istomin to lift the singles title at the ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger Which concluded at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent today.
Tashkent , October 13 : Fifth seeded Konstantin Kravchuk of Russia will take on title holder and local star seventh seeded Denis Istomin in the singles finals at the ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger being played at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent.
Local hero Denis Istomin and Mikhail Elgin of Russia upset Third seeds Leander Paes of India and Andre Begemann of Germany to win the doubles finals at the ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger being played at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent.