June 2015

Ecuador and Peru gain promotion to Americas I

Ecuador and Peru have earned promotion to Fed Cup by BNP Paribas Americas Zone Group I following wins over Guatemala and Trinidad & Tobago respectivelyon Saturday.

Home success for Hervy in La Baule

Frenchman Franck Hervy ensured that the 2015 Seniors World Individual Championships ended on a high for the host nation in La Baule and Pornichet on Sunday.

Speakers line up – Tennis Coaches Conference Singapore 2015

If you haven’t heard by now,  be sure to pencil in 26 & 27 October in your diary for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global Tennis Coaches Conference.

ITF Coaching Newsletter June 2015

We are pleased to announce that Beni Linder and Gabe Jaramillo will be joining the ITF Worldwide Coaches Conference by BNP Paribas this year. Beni is an expert in physical conditioning working in a multitude of different professional sports and currently heads the Strength and Conditioning program for Swiss Tennis. For more information and to watch presentations by Beni, please click here

USA claims three titles at World Team Championships

American teams were the big winners at the Seniors World Team Championships in La Baule and Pornichet, France on 8-13 June.

Established And Present ATP Stars Join Future Tennis Mega-Names To Launch Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur 2015

From around the tennis world they will come to the heart of Asia, Malaysia, for the 7th Malaysian Open, Kuala Lumpur. This year’s ATP 250 tournament will carry total prize money of $US1,041,540 and will be played from September 26 to October 4 on the indoor hard courts at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil.

Tennis iCoach - Editor's Pick

Wheelchair tennis still one of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world, wheelchair tennis integrates very easily with the non-disabled game since it can be played on any regular tennis court, with no modifications to the size of the court or the size of rackets or balls. Wheelchair tennis follows the same rules as non-disabled tennis, as endorsed by the ITF, with the only exception being that the wheelchair tennis player is allowed two bounces of the ball.

Decision of the Davis Cup Committee on eligibility appeals

The Davis Cup Committee met on Saturday, 30 May, 2015 at Roland Garros. The Committee considered three Eligibility Request appeals from nations, following the introduction of the new Eligibility Rule for Davis Cup and Fed Cup that restricts players from competing in the competitions for more than one country during their careers