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Hyeon Chung – the first Korean player to reach the SF at a Grand Slam

Seeing Chung beat Alexander Zverev and Novak Djokovic, reminds us of (14 and under) team to Europe in 2009. Former junior world No.7 and runner-up of the boys’ singles at Wimbledon in 2013, Chung was part of the three ITF Junior Touring teams financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund during the formative years of his tennis development. He was a member of the ITF/ATF 14 & Under Junior Team to Europe in 2009, the Asian 16 & Under ITF/GSDF Team in Asia in 2012 and the Internation...
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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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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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