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Mr. Anil Khanna, President ATF re-nominated for Key Positions on ITF Committees

  Mr. Anil Khanna, President ATF re-nominated for Key Positions on ITF Committees   The President Asian Tennis Federation, Mr. Anil Khanna from 2005 has been playing an active role not only for promotion of tennis in Asia but also in the International Tennis Scenario. He has served as the Board of Directors of the International Tennis Federation from 2003 – 2011 and was re-elected in 2013 and has been holding the position thereafter. The International Tennis Federation also r...
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NEWLY ELECTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS (2017-2019)

ANIL KHANNA CONTINUES AS PRESIDENT ASIAN TENNIS FEDERATION WITH A NEWLY ELECTED BOARD OF DIRECTORS – 2017-2019 The Asian Tennis Federation held its Annual General Meeting on the 19th of November in Jakarta, Indonesia. The meeting was well attended by 30 member nations of the ATF and had representatives from the ITF. The President ITF, Mr. Dave Haggerty was present as a special invitee and the meeting had a healthy exchange of tennis developments and initiatives across Asia. The AGM unanimous...
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Yuki Bhambri tames Ramkumar Ramanathan for another Challenger crown in Pune

  Courtesy #KameshSrinivasan Yuki Bhambri did his confidence a world of good as he tamed Ramkumar Ramanathan 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the final of the KPIT $50,000 Challenger men’s tennis tournament in Pune on Saturday. It was the sixth Challenger singles title for the 25-year-old Yuki, and his first in two years that have been a struggle for the major part with injuries. The 23-year-old Ramkumar was left wondering as to when he would win his maiden Challenger, which he so richly deser...
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Udit Gogoi, Rutuja Chaphalkar triumph in Asian under-14 tennis

  Courtesy #KameshSrinivasan    Udit Gogoi and Rutuja Chaphalkar won the boys and girls titles respectively in the Asian under-14 tennis tournament on Saturday.   The results (finals): Boys: Udit Gogoi bt Vishesh Patel 6-2, 6-2. Girls: Rutuja Chaphalkar bt Sanjana Sirimalla 6-3, 6-1. Boys doubles: Udit Gogoi & Archit Gogoi bt Shahir Farhaz & Jeet Dutta 6-3, 6-3. Girls doubles: Sanjana Sirimalla & Rutuja Chaphalkar bt Veda Madhusuda & ...
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Nadal wins 2017 US Open

The final Grand Slam tennis tournament of the 2017 calendar ended with yet another victory for Rafael Nadal and an even split of the Grand Slam season for Nadal and Roger Federer at two championships apiece. Federer had won the first, the Australian Open, in January, defeating Nadal in the final. He then withdrew from the grueling clay courts of Roland Garros in May, citing injury, leaving the French Open title for Nadal to annex. Federer came back at Wimbledon to take the tournament title an...
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Davis Cup Results – Sept 2017

Kazakhstan upset Argentina 3-1 in the Davis Cup Play-Off match in Astana. Mikhail Kukushkin beat US Open quarter finalist Diego Schwartzman 6-4 6-4 7-6 (7-2) after 2 hours and 44 minutes battle on court, at the National Tennis Centre in Astana to earn Kazakhstan a spot in the 2018 Davis Cup World Group. Schwartzman, ranked 28 in the world is placed 50 spots above Kukushkin, lost first two service games in each of the first two sets and struggled to recover from there on. With this loss, Ar...
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2017 ITF AGM – Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam)

ITF President David Haggerty formally opened the 2017 ITF Conference and AGM in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Wednesday. Haggerty's opening address focused on how the ITF2024 strategy is delivering for nations as he called upon the record number of attendees to work together for the benefit of the sport. The ITF President outlined the programme for the week and welcomed 13 nations who are in attendance at an ITF AGM for the first time. Nations making their debut at the 2017 ITF AGM a...
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DAVE MILEY JOINS ASIAN TENNIS FEDERATION

DAVE MILEY JOINS ASIAN TENNIS FEDERATION (ATF) – AS DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT The Asian Tennis Federation announced in its Regional Meeting in Ho Chi Minh, City, Vietnam on 1st August that former ITF Director of Development, Dave Miley, will be joining the Asian Tennis Federation as a consultant and will be the person responsible for overseeing and advising on their Development activities. The consultancy role will commence August 1st. Miley was Director of Development for the ITF for 17 years ...
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