ITF Junior Masters

ITF Junior Masters logoThe 2017 ITF Junior Masters will take place at the Sichuan International Tennis Center in Chengdu, China on 25-29 October.

Starting in 2017, the competition will be fully incorporated into the 18-and-under ITF Junior Circuit, and offer junior world ranking points that will help determine the year-end No. 1 ranking. The boys and girls singles events will consist of two round-robin groups of four players, with the top two players in each group qualifying for the semifinals.

Road to Chengdu
The qualification period for the 2017 competition will run from 12 September 2016 until 10 September 2017, with the ITF Junior World Ranking of 11 September used to determine entries. The event will be open to all players born in 1999 or later. 

The winners will be awarded travel grants based on the final finishing position ranging from $7,000 to $15,000. 

Russia’s Andrey Rublev and Shilin Xu of China won the inaugural competition in 2015, while Seong Chan Hong of Korea and Anna Blinkova of Russia were victorious in 2016. Rublev and Blinkova are currently ranked just ouside the top 100, while Rublev, Blinkova and Hong have already represented their country in Davis Cup or Fed Cup.

The participants in the 2016 ITF Junior Masters were:

Women’s singles

CHAMPION: Anna Blinkova (RUS)
Katie Swan (GBR)
Tereza Mihalikova (SVK)           
Usue Arconada (USA)
Sofia Kenin (USA)
Charlotte Robillard-Millette (CAN)
Kayla Day (USA) 
Miriam Kolodziejova (CZE)

Men’s singles

CHAMPION: Hong Seong Chan (KOR) 
Casper Ruud (NOR)
Marcelo Barrios Vera (CHI)
Orlando Luz (BRA)
Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB)
William Blumberg (USA)
Alvaro Lopez San Martin (ESP)
Ly Hoang Nam (VIE)


Please click below to view the Road to Chengdu ITF Junior Masters rankings as at 11th September 2017:

Boys Road to Chengdu ITF Junior Masters

Girls Road to Chengdu ITF Junior Masters