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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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17 Attend Tournament Software Webinar

Yesterday, Tuesday 18th August, Blake Taylor (NZ) and Gary Purcell (ITF) hosted a Webinar on the Tournament Software Programme. 17 attendees from 8 OTF Nations attended the Webinar with the initial focus of the Webinar on learning how to create

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OTF/ITF to Host Webinar on the Tournament Software Programme

Gary Purcell, the ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania and Blake Taylor, Tournament and Events Manager-Tennis New Zealand will be hosting a Webinar on Tuesday 18th August on the Tournament Planner Software Programme Tennis Tournament Planner (TP) is a Windows based application

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ITF Holds Coaching Webinar

Last Wednesday, 5th August, the ITF hosted a Coaching Webinar which was a joint collaboration with Tennis New Zealand. Riann Kruger, the ITF Team Lead-Coaching, Christophe Lambert, Tennis NZ High Performance Director, Gayle Vaughan (Tennis NZ) and Gary Purcell, ITF

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ITF Coaching Webinar an Outstanding Success

Miguel Crespo (ITF Head of Participation & Coaching) and Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) hosted a Coaching Webinar on Thursday 9th July. There were 52 attendees from 14 countries:American Samoa(1), Cook Islands(2), Fiji(10), France(10), Guam(7), New Zealand(11), Norfolk Islands(1),

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ITF to Host Coaching Webinar

Miguel Crespo (ITF Head of Participation & Coaching) and Gary Purcell (ITF Development Officer-Pacific Oceania) will host a Coaching Webinar on Thursday 9th July. Topics discussed will include The ITF Academy, The ITF Coach Education Programme, Continuous Professional Development and

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