Israel Tennis Centers Hosts Prestigious Israeli Tennis Championships

The Israel Tennis Centers Foundation announced that the ITC will be home to one of the most important tennis tournaments held in Israel. Athletes will be competing for the coveted title of champion at the Israeli Tennis Championships taking place between December 11th and 18th at the ITC's headquarter facility in Ramat Hasharon.

The Israel Tennis Centers Foundation announced that the ITC will be home to one of the most important tennis tournaments held in Israel. Athletes will be competing for the coveted title of champion at the Israeli Tennis Championships taking place between December 11th and 18th at the ITC’s headquarter facility in Ramat Hasharon.

Superstars from the around the country will all be there to compete in this premier event. They include world ranked men’s singles stars and ITC alum Dudi Sela and Amir Weintraub as well as promising rising players Bar Botzer, Ben Patael, Idan Leshem, Israeli Junior champion Ram Kapach and Yishai Uliel, who is making his debut at this year’s event.

On the women’s side, top ranked players including Julia Glushko, Deniz Khazaniuk, Olga Fridman and Israeli junior champion Shelly Krolitzky are all scheduled to compete.

Qualifying rounds begin on Friday, December 11th, with the exciting Finals a week later on Friday, December 18th. Between the men’s and women’s Finals, there will be a Davis Cup match between championship teams from 1987 and 2009. In addition, the finals of the Israeli National League for men and women will take place on Friday, December 13th. And on Monday, December 14th, a special “Kids Day” event will be held featuring a variety of sporting activities for children of all ages.

For those travelling to Israel and interested in attending this important tennis event, a limited number of free tickets  for the tournament and Finals can be obtained by calling ITC Executive Vice President/Global Development Jacqueline Glodstein at 212-784-9201 or emailing jglodstein@israeltenniscenters.org.  

About the Israel Tennis Centers Foundation:

The Israel Tennis Centers Foundation (ITC) is a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit organization that works tirelessly through the medium of sport to enhance the development of Israeli youth. Since opening its first center in Ramat Hasharon in 1976, the ITC has helped almost a half million children, many of whom come from outlying development towns throughout Israel. The ITC’s 14 centers stretch from Kiryat Shmona on the Lebanese border in the North to Beer Sheva bordering the Negev Desert in the South. http://www.israeltenniscenters.org.

Contacts:

Jacqueline Glodstein                                      

ITC Executive Vice President/Global Development    

212-784-9201

jglodstein@israeltenniscenters.org

Richard Weber

ITC Global Director of Marketing

212-784-9202

rweber@israeltenniscenters.org


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