Olympic Games

Revised Qualification Dates For Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event

ITF Press Release, June 11, 2020 The ITF has published revised qualification dates for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tennis Event and Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Event, after both Games were moved to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the qualification […]

ITF President And Three ITF Board Members Appointed To IOC Commissions

ITF Press Release, May 28, 2020 The International Tennis Federation has announced that ITF President David Haggerty and three ITF Board members have been appointed as members of International Olympic Committee (IOC) commissions. Haggerty will continue as a member of […]

IOC Confirms New 2021 Dates For Tokyo Olympic Games

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The International Olympic Committee has confirmed new dates for the Tokyo Olympic Games. They will be contested beginning July 23, 2021 and continue until August 8. The Games were postponed for a year […]

Olympics Postponement Leaves Gap In Tennis Calendar

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) With the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee releasing a joint statement Tuesday announcing the postponement of this year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games to “a date beyond 2020 but not […]

Neither Feasible Nor Desirable, 2020 Summer Olympics Are Now Postponed

WASHINGTON, March 24, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Late Sunday evening, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) and Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), backed by their Athletes’ Commissions, National Sports Organizations and the Government of Canada, announced they would not send Canadian teams […]

ITF President David Haggerty Elected IOC Member

ITF Press Release, January 11, 2020 The International Tennis Federation (ITF) President, David Haggerty has been elected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the 135th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland. Haggerty was sworn in as a member at the […]

Federer Plans To Play At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

STARNBERG, October 14, 2019 Roger Federer announced plans to play at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “I’ve been debating with my team for a few weeks now what I should do in the summertime after Wimbledon and at the end of […]

Golden Girl Juvan Creates History At Youth Olympic Games

Star Wings Press Release, October 15, 2018 Kaja Juvan who has become the first player in the history of Youth Olympic Games to win two gold medals. The fourth-seeded Slovenian defeated seventh seed Clara Burel of France 7-5, 6-4 in […]