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Asian 14&Under Masters Top 8 Event

The Master's event of the 2016 Asian 14&Under Circuit for the top 8 players concluded in Astana, Kazakhstan on the Saturday 26th November 2016. Following players in the Boys and Girls Category participated in the event: Players from outside the top 8 were given a chance to compete, due to non availability of some players in the Top 8 Finals of the Boys Category was keenly contested with Dong Ju Kim of Korea winning the contest 7 5, 62 against second highest ranked player Aziz Dada...
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Andy Murray Is World No. 1

Andy Murray will finish 2016 on top of the world rankings after an imperious 6-3, 6-4 victory over Novak Djokovic clinched his first ATP Tour Finals title on Sunday (Nov 20). Murray had ended Djokovic's 122-week reign as world number one two weeks ago and his triumph in their winner-takes-all clash at London's O2 Arena stopped the Serb regaining pole position. The 29-year-old is the 17th man to hold the prestigious year-end number one berth since the inception of the ATP rankings in 1973...
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Canberra Adventure For Indonesian Girl – Herta Sekar

Indonesian tennis official Herta Sekar Pandansari was given the opportunity by Tennis Australia to showcase her officiating skills in Australia as a chair umpire at the Apis Canberra International 2016 in Canberra. Herta lives in the city of Bandung, where she has officiated National tournaments. The largest tournament she ever officiated was a $10,000 tournament, compared to the combined men’s and women’s $100,000 Apis Canberra International. Tennis is not as popular in Indonesia as oth...
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ITF/OS Asian Regional Coaches Conference – Guangzhou

The ITF/OS Asian Regional Coaches Conference was successfully conducted by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) in Guangzhou, China, from October 29 to November 1. The workshop, hosted by the China Tennis Association, attracted about 175 coaches from all over Asia. Lectures and Court presentations on different topics were delivered by the tutors from different parts of the world. Key speakers were Simon Jones from Britain, Michael Robertson from Australia, Antoni Girod from France and As...
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Vacancy – Tennis Coach at HKTA

The Hong Kong Tennis Association (“HKTA”) is seeking for well qualified coach who has a genuine desire in players’ development. The Performance Coach will be responsible for: - Working with Director of Player Development / Head Coach to design, plan, co-ordinate and implement training programs for National, Elite Development and other HKTA junior programs; - Evaluating and reporting on the progress of the players during training, and against pre-defined targets; monitoring match plays...
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Lu Wins His 25th ATP Challenger Title In Ningbo

Second seed Yen-Hsun Lu of Chinese Taipei won his 25th ATP Challenger Tour title in Ningbo with a dominant victory over Hiroki Moriya of Japan, 6-3, 6-1. Lu saved four match points in his semi-final win over sixth seed Hyeon Chung of Korea. The veteran has been a dominant force at this event, winning three of the four editions of the Ningbo Challenger. He is also the third player to successfully defend a Challenger title this year. Lu has recorded an outstanding 29-5 record on the ATP Cha...
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Japan’s Mai Hontama battled past Chen Pei Hsuan

Japan’s Mai Hontama, who is seeking to become the first girl to win multiple singles titles at the Osaka Mayor’s Cup since Caroline Wozniacki in 2006, battled past Chen Pei Hsuan, of Chinese Taipei, in three sets on Wednesday to progress to the third round and keep her title defense alive. Seeded fourth, Hontama was the clear favourite going into the clash with Chen, which was the first match on Centre Court at the Utsubo Tennis Centre on Wednesday. And things began in straightforward fa...
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WCA Coaches Conference at Tehran

The ITF West & Central Asia Regional Coaches Conference by BNP Paribas took place at the Esteghlal Tennis Academy in Tehran, Iran on 15-17 October 2016, and was hailed a huge success. The three-day event, themed ‘Developing better junior players for the future’, saw over 350 coaches from the region descend upon the Iranian capital to absorb all that was on offer. Delegates were treated to a variety of tennis-specific presentations under the conference theme from both local and internationa...
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Kravchuk Outlast Istomin to win Tashkent ATP Challenger

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. In a 1 hour and 29 minutes well contested final the 31 year old Fifth seeded Russian Konstantin stopped the Local star Denis Istomin bid for his third title here and a coveted double crown winning 7-5, 6...
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Paes – Begemann fall in Finals of Tashkent ATP Challenger

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. In the finals Birthday boy Russian Mikhail Elgin and Uzbek Denis Istomin scored a 6-4,6-2 win over Paes and Begemann to claim the title.The winners of the event will get 125 ATP points and $7750 while the runners up got $4500 and 75 po...
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