For many years this sport has been reserved for the upper class of our society. It is only this past decade that it became accessible for all classes. The media sure helped this sport to become attractive to young people. Even now tennis is well practised within schools where students can easily test their level.
On Tuesday, 7th February, the draw for the World Schools Tennis Championship 2017 took place in the presence of the Technical President, Pam Burrage (ENG) and the ISF Delegate, Norbert Kever (BEL). There will be a total of 29 school teams representing 16 countries. The results of the draw are shown below: We are… View Article
by Pam Burrage 30 teams from 16 countries met in Doha for the tennis experience of their lives at the world class Khalifa Tennis Centre. For the 49 players with ITF rankings this was an opportunity to represent their school and their country, to be part of a team and take part in the cultural… View Article
Now it’s time to talk with your racquet and to play with your heart! All participants are ready for the 7 ° ISF Tennis World Schools Championship in Qatar. The organizers are ready to receive the 28 school teams from 16 different countries in an appropriate way. It takes place in the Khalifa International Tennis… View Article
The first ISF Tennis World Schools Championship was held in Dusseldorf and was followed a few years later by Championships in Hatfield, England. After two further events in France and Poland, tennis became a full ISF sport in 2007. The Championships in England were held at Queenswood School, which has a long history of involvement… View Article
“Organizing the ISF Tennis WSC is an honour for Qatar and very important for our school sport practice development”. Abdulrahman Al Muftah, ISF assessors The week following the ISF Tennis WSC, the School Olympic Program (SOP) will take place gathering 30 000 qualified students which represent 80% of school sport participants. In between, the… View Article