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ITF National Assistance Programme Helping Pacific Oceania Nations

Recently the ITF created a National Association Assistance Programme to assist Nations by providing grants for either National Tennis Tournaments, National Junior Tennis Tournaments, National Coaches’ Workshops and National Officials’ Workshops. Details of the Programme can be accessed here The

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Pacific Mini Games in Saipan Deferred from 2021 to 2022

The Pacific Games Council have advised that, in light of the continuing Covid-19 situation, the 11th Pacific Mini Games originally scheduled for 2021 have now been deferred to the 17th-25th June 2022.

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ITF and World Academy of Sport Offer Athlete Scholarships to National Associations

The ITF has today announced a partnership with the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) to offer educational and personal development opportunities for junior players. WAoS has created a significant scholarship programme which includes 100 WAoS Athlete Certificate scholarships per ITF

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2020 ITF Virtual Conference and AGM– 20/21 November 2020

The 2020 Virtual ITF Conference & AGM will take place on 20-21 November 2020. To actively participate as an official delegate in the virtual AGM on 21 November and the virtual Finance & Governance webinar on 20 November, you must

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Colin Sinclair (NMI), recipient of a 2020 International Player Grand Slam ® Grant

Colin Sinclair (NMI) is one of 29 players from 22 countries have received 2020 International Player Grand Slam® Grants financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF). The programme, now in its fourth year, provides total annual funding of $650,000

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ITF rebrands Fed Cup, as the global women’s teams event is renamed the “Billy Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas.”

The ITF has announced that Fed Cup, the women’s world cup of tennis, has been renamed the Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas. It is the first time a major global team competition has been named after a woman,

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Tournament Software- 2nd Webinar

A follow up 2nd Webinar on using the Tournament Software Programme was hosted by Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) and Blake Taylor (Tennis NZ) on Tuesday 8th September. There were 8 attendees from Cook Islands (1), Fiji (3), Guam

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NEW 90-AND-OVER AGE CATEGORY TO BE INTRODUCED ON SENIORS TOUR IN 2021

The ITF has today announced that a new 90-and-over age category will be introduced on the ITF Seniors Tour in 2021. The news follows the announcement earlier this week that a 30-and-over age category is also to be introduced next year,

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NEW CATEGORY OF ITF EVENTS FOR PLAYERS AGED 30-AND-OVER TO LAUNCH IN 2021

The ITF is creating a new age category to allow players aged 30-and-over to play in competitive, non-professional events – and battle for ranking points – around the world. In 2021, tournaments on the ITF Seniors Tour will be able

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Tournament Software-Second Webinar on Tuesday 8th September

The 2nd Tournament Software Webinar will be hosted by Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) and Blake Taylor (Tennis NZ) on Tuesday 8th September at 11:00am NZ Time. The link to the Tournament Planner Guide is below. The 2nd Webinar

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