06 October 2004


The Development Department of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) has launched a new weblet on the official ITF website, purely dedicated to the ITF Development programme. The Development weblet can be found at www.itftennis.com/development.

The weblet contains information on the ITF’s worldwide Development programme, including detailed information on the activities undertaken around the world and details on the programme’s support from the Grand Slam Development Fund and Olympic Solidarity. Complete information on the national programmes which are available to the ITF member nations is also provided.

The Development programme is supported by 9 Development Officers who are based around the world and their section provides a summary of their role in the Development Programme, in addition to detailed news and latest events from each of the Development Officers’ individual regions.

The weblet also provides information on the ITF Junior Tennis Initiative which encompasses the School Tennis Initiative and Performance Tennis Initiative programmes and there is a Player Development section, providing full information on player training opportunities through ITF training centres and ITF organised training camps and detailed information on international competition.

Finally the news section, where you will find the latest news and news archive in relation to Development activities taking place around the world,completes the range of information available at www.itftennis.com/development.

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