The International Tennis Federation has launched a new project in 2017, which would benefit scores of sub junior category tennis players around the world. In a unique format (which builds up to events eventual form, the Davis Cup and the Fed Cup), the ITF launched team competition for the 12&Unders across the world starting this year.
Fourteen players from 12 countries have been selected to receive the first ever International Player Grand Slam® Grants financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). The new Programme will provide total funding in 2017 of $650,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them to develop as professional tennis players and compete in Grand Slam tournaments.
To many of us, mention of name “Syria” throws up images which might be of wars and conflict, but there is another aspect to this country, which largely remains unnoticed, completely overshadowed by the news of so many other happenings doing the round all the time.
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’