ITF Promotes Kelly Fairweather To Chief Executive Officer

ITF Press Release, January 8, 2022 The International Tennis Federation (ITF) confirmed the promotion of Kelly Fairweather to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1 January 2022. Fairweather was formerly Chief Operating Officer (COO). His appointment was first announced […]

Leylah Fernandez Tops Fan Vote To Win Billie Jean King Cup Heart Award

TORONTO, May 17, 2021 (Tennis Canada Press Release) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced today that Canadian Leylah Fernandez has won the 2021 Billie Jean King Cup Play-Offs Heard Award for her performances in Team Canada’s 4-0 victory over Serbia […]

Iga Swiatek: On Coping With Instant Fame

WASHINGTON, December 19, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The Winter 2020 edition of ITFWorld, the International Tennis Federation‘s official magazine, has been published. In its latest issue, the cover story is an exclusive interview with Roland Garros women’s singles champion Iga […]

ITF Introduces New Coach Certification Programme

ITF Press Release, August 10, 2020 The ITF has today announced that it is launching a new initiative to certify coaches through the ITF certification programme, with the aim of increasing the number of qualified tennis coaches at all levels […]

ITF Launches ‘Inspiring Women’ Content Series

ITF Press Release, July 15, 2020 As part of its Advantage All gender equality initiative, the ITF is today launching a series of films to promote and profile female leaders and role models from within the sport. The films feature […]

ITF, Grand Slam Tournaments Support Wheelchair Tennis

ITF Press Release, June 2, 2020 The four Grand Slam tournaments and the ITF have come together to pledge over US$300,000 in financial support for wheelchair tennis. The fund will provide grants to help wheelchair athletes and national association event […]