Tajikistan President’s Cup reportedly included on the list of ITF tournaments

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The Tajikistan President's Cup (international junior tennis tournament) has been included on the list of the International Tennis Federation (ITF)'s tournaments, according to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Tajikistan.

The international junior tennis tournament for the Tajik President's Cup has been held in Dushanbe since 2005. The main objective of this tournament is in propagating healthy lifestyle and tennis as an active sport among youth and rising generation.

In 2020, the Tajikistan President's Cup will be held in Dushanbe from August 30 to September 5 and junior tennis players from 30 countries are expected to participate in this tournament next year.

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the governing body of world tennis, wheelchair tennis, and beach tennis. It was founded in 1913 as the International Lawn Tennis Federation by twelve national associations, and as of 2016, is affiliated with 211 national tennis associations and six regional associations.

The ITF's governance responsibilities include maintaining and enforcing the rules of tennis, regulating international team competitions, promoting the game, and preserving the sport's integrity via anti-doping and anti-corruption programs. The ITF partners with the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) to govern professional tennis.

The ITF organizes the Grand Slam events, annual team competitions for men (Davis Cup), women (Fed Cup), and mixed teams (Hopman Cup), as well as tennis and wheelchair tennis events at the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games on behalf of the International Olympic Committee. The ITF sanctions the Grand Slam tennis tournaments as well as circuits which span age ranges (junior, professional men and women, and seniors) as well as disciplines (wheelchair tennis; beach tennis). In addition to these circuits, the ITF also maintains rankings for juniors, seniors, wheelchair and beach tennis.

Source: Asia Plus