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ITF chief David Haggerty doesn't want 'to punish billion Chinese people' over Shuai Peng
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ITF chief David Haggerty doesn't want 'to punish billion Chinese people' over Shuai Peng

Peng, a 35-year-old Wimbledon and French Open doubles champion, has alleged that former Chinese vice-premier Zhang Gaoli, now in his 70s, forced her into sex during a years-long on-and-off relationship.

Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation to create player panels for better communication with lower-ranked professionals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation to create player panels for better communication with lower-ranked professionals

Georgia’s Sofia Shapatava, the world’s 375th ranked women’s singles player, started a petition seeking financial assistance from the ITF while also pleading with the body to communicate better with the lower-ranked professionals

Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation puts about half its staff on furlough, cutting salaries
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Coronavirus Outbreak: International Tennis Federation puts about half its staff on furlough, cutting salaries

The move includes a 30 percent pay drop in 2020 for International Tennis Federation President David Haggerty and reductions of 10 or 20 percent for others.

Legendary Billie Jean King proud women's tennis leads fight for equality in sport with revamped Fed Cup Finals
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Legendary Billie Jean King proud women's tennis leads fight for equality in sport with revamped Fed Cup Finals

American trailblazer Billie Jean King says the revamped Fed Cup Finals taking place in Budapest in April shows women’s tennis remains the leader in the battle for equality for women’s sport

ITF to monitor WTA's on-court coaching trial this year, says president David Haggerty
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ITF to monitor WTA's on-court coaching trial this year, says president David Haggerty

International Tennis Federation is still opposed to on-court coaching outside of team competitions but the world governing body will use data from a WTA Tour trial this year to revisit the issue

Davis Cup 2019: Mahesh Bhupathi was treated badly, says former India captain Jaidip Mukerjea
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Davis Cup 2019: Mahesh Bhupathi was treated badly, says former India captain Jaidip Mukerjea

Former Davis Cup captain Jaidip Mukerjea is unhappy with the way the All India Tennis Association (AITA) handled the issue of selecting the team for India's Asia/Oceania Group 1 match versus Pakistan to be held on 29 to 30 November

Davis Cup 2019: Pakistan tie shifted to 'neutral venue' amid security concerns over Kashmir; Rohit Rajpal named India's non-playing captain
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Davis Cup 2019: Pakistan tie shifted to 'neutral venue' amid security concerns over Kashmir; Rohit Rajpal named India's non-playing captain

In a big relief for India's national tennis federation, the world governing body ITF on Monday decided to shift country's Davis Cup tie against Pakistan from Islamabad to a neutral venue