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Tennis News of Saturday, 28 July 2018


Ghana gets sponsorship for ITF Juniors World Tour

McDan, a loyal and committed brand who has supported the development of tennis in Ghana over the decades, now has been named a major sponsor of the upcoming International Tennis Federation Junior World Tour Futures event which will be hosted in Ghana from Saturday August 25th to September 1, 2018.

The executive officer of McDan Group of Companies, Dr. Daniel Mckorley stated that “I want Ghana Tennis to succeed and the junior tennis players to have hope,” hence the need to support this international event.

The ITF Grade 5 event is being organized by Tennis Foundation Ghana under the auspices of the Ghana Tennis Federation. In an interview granted to Tenolf Sports Ghana, the President of Tennis Foundation Ghana, Mr. Roger Crawford, expressed optimism and excitement on having The McDan Group on board. He added that there is still room for other sponsors to be part of this historic event.

The ITF Junior Futures is the junior version of the professional tour. It gives aspiring players the opportunity to accumulate world Ranking Points to compete at the Junior Grand Slams.

Players from about 50 countries including Ghana have already signed up for the one week event.

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