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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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WC Fayziev and Denis Istomin in Last Eight at Tashkent ATP Challenger

Tashkent ATP Challenger - Wild card Sanjar Fayziev came back from being a match point down to score a 0-6,7-6(5),6-3 win over Oleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan and enter the singles quarterfinals at the Ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger  at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent. In the quarterfinals, The 22 year old Uzbek youngster will be joined by his country mate seventh seeded Denis Istomin along with second seeded Jeremy Chardy of France, fifth seeded Konstantin K...
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Donskoy Lost and Vesely Survives at Tashkent ATP Challenger

Sanjar Fayziev notched up his biggest career win and justified the wild card awarded to him as he upset fourth seeded Evgeny Donskoy of Russia, while Top seed World Number 52 Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic survived a scare against Indian Vishnu Vardhan  in the opening round of the Ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger  at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent. In the first round match 22 year old local lad Fayziev registered a 4-6,6-3,7-6(5) win in 2 hours and 45 minute matc...
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Lacko, Mirza Cruise into the 2nd round of Tashkent ATP Challenger

Lacko, Mirza cruise into round two at $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger Tashkent, October 10: Former winner here and sixth seed Lukas Lacko of Slovakia and eighth seeded Basic Mirza of Bosnia - Herzegovina dented the challenge of young Uzbek wildcards Khumoun Sultanov and Jurabeck Karimov  to move into the round of sixteen at the Ninth edition of the $125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger  at the Olympic Tennis School in Tashkent. In the opening round matches sixth seeded Lukas Lacko of Slovakia a regu...
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