28 Apr 2017

ITF announces ITF/GSDF 18 & under teams to Europe

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2016 Touring Team Members with ITF President Haggerty

The ITF has announced that the following players will form the International 18 & under ITF/GSDF A and B Teams to Europe 2017 for a nine-week tour of Europe this summer:

A Team

Yu Hsiou Hsu (TPE)
Alan Fernando Rubio Fierros (MEX)

Maria Camila Osorio Serrano (COL)
Daniela Vismane (LAT) 

B Team 

Uisung Park (KOR)
Leonid Sheyngezikht (BUL)
Seon Yong Han (KOR)
Hazem Naw (SYR) 

Naho Sato (JPN)
Anastasia Iamachkine (PER)
Thasaporn Naklo (THA)
Laura Sofia Rico Garcia (COL)
Sada Nahimana (BDI)
Diae El Jardi (MAR) 

The teams will play the following schedule: 

1-7 May 2017: 34th Torneo Internazionale Under 18 di Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy (G2)
9-14 May 2017: 25th Torneo Internazionale Città di Prato, Prato, Italy (G2)
15-21 May 2017: 39th Torneo Internazionale "Città Di Santa Croce" Mauro Sabatini, Italy (G1)
22-28 May 2017: 58th Trofeo Bonfiglio - Campionati Internazionali d'Italia Juniores, Italy (GA)
29 May - 3 June 2017: Training Camp (A Team) / 53rd Astrid Bowl Charleroi, Belgian International Junior Championships, Belgium (G1) (B Team)
4-10 June 2017: Roland Garros Junior French Championships, France (GA)
26 June -01 July 2017: Training Camp (A Team)
2-7 July 2017: Nike Junior International Roehampton, United Kingdom (G1) (A Team)
8-16 July 2017: The Junior Championships, Wimbledon, United Kingdom (G1) (A Team)

The teams are financed by the Grand Slam Development Fund (GSDF), providing players not only with the opportunity to take part in top level international competition but also the invaluable experience of travelling abroad as part of a team under the guidance of an ITF coach.

The teams will be accompanied by four ITF/GSDF team coaches: Ivan Molina (COL), Roberta Burzagli (BRA), Goran Shevchenko (MKD) and Irena Chichmarova (BLR).