Seeds Announced For 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Draw

The ITF has announced the seeds for the Draw for the 2019 Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, which will take place at the ITF offices in London on Tuesday 24 July at 10:00 local time (09:00 GMT). The ceremony, which will include the draws for the Fed Cup by BNP Paribas World Group and World…

ITF Reacts To ATP World Team Cup

Today’s news that the ATP Board has decided to proceed with the World Team Cup does not change the commitment of the ITF to proceed with a new Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Finals event in 2019. We do feel that this was an opportunity missed by the ATP to work together with the ITF…

CZECH REPUBLIC TO HOST USA IN 2018 FED CUP BY BNP PARIBAS FINAL

With four of the world’s current Top 10 players coming from either Czech Republic or USA it seems only fitting that this year’s Fed Cup final will be contested by the two most successful nations in the competition’s history. Czech Republic, the dominant force of recent times with five titles in the last seven years,…

Tombim Tennis Open Main Draw Serves Off In Abuja, Nigeria

The main draw of the Tombim Abuja Open Nigeria Futures I Tennis Championship will serve off Monday at the National Tennis Center, Package B, Abuja Stadium. Tournament Director, Ikani Agabi assured that all logistics for a flawless three-week of high-class tennis has been provided. He added that aside Nigerian players, there are over 80 players…

Draw Announced For 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group Play-Offs

The Draw for the 2018 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas World Group play-offs was held on Tuesday at the ITF headquarters in London. The World Group play-offs will take place on 14-16 September alongside the World Group semifinals. The winning nations in the World Group play-offs will qualify for the 2019 World Group, while the…

2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship: Quadri Beats Algerian Opponent…

2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship: Quadri Beats Algerian Opponent As Abamu Faces Tough Test Nigeria junior tennis sensation, Oyinlomo Quadri, Monday, began her quest for a title at the 2018 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship 16 and under in Tunis, Tunisia with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Boukholda Houria of Algeria. The 14-year-old is competing at…

NADAL, CILIC AND ZVEREV LEAD QUARTERFINAL NOMINATIONS

Rafael Nadal will lead Spain’s bid to reach the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas semifinals for the first time since 2012, after Sergi Bruguera named a formidable side to take on Germany in Valencia on 6-8 April. Nadal, who has a 22-1 win-loss record in Davis Cup singles rubbers, will join-up with Roberto Bautista Agut,…

ITF Announces Recipients Of First-Ever International Junior Player Grants

Fifteen players from 13 countries have been selected to receive the first ever ITF International Junior Player Grants. The new programme will provide total funding in 2018 of $325,000 to selected players from around the world as a contribution towards their competition-related costs with the aim of helping them make the transition from the junior…

ITF Adds Sportradar’s Integrity Services To Integrity Protection Measures

The ITF today announced the addition of Sportradar’s Integrity Services to its integrity protection measures. As an extension of its current partnership with the ITF, Sportradar will use its Fraud Detection System to monitor betting patterns across more than 50,000 ITF Pro Circuit tennis matches. As part of the agreement, Sportradar’s intelligence and investigations capabilities…