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TCCF to host ITF World Junior event

Returning to Fujairah after two years, the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition is an International Team Competition for girls and boys aged 18 and under.

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Published: Wed 21 Jan 2015, 2:47 PM

Last updated: Thu 25 Jun 2015, 10:47 PM

Fujairah: Tennis & Country Club Fujairah (TCCF) has affirmed their position as venue host to the seventh ITF World Junior Championship for the first time.

Returning to Fujairah after two years, the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition is an International Team Competition for girls and boys aged 18 and under. The governing body, International Tennis Federation (ITF) is made up of 210 national tennis associations or corresponding organizations of independent countries or territories. Almost every top player in the world started in the ITF Junior Circuit, which now takes in over 400 tournaments in nearly 120 countries.

The opening rounds will take place on January 19. The main draw will have 32 boys and 32 girls, who will compete for a place in the finals, which will be held on January 23 and 24.

“We look forward to watching the competition unfold between the future stars of tennis. Tennis is fast becoming one of the most enjoyed sports in the UAE, and one that can be enjoyed by all age groups,” said Angelo Soysa, Club Manager, Tennis & Country Club Fujairah.



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