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And, while Guam will most likely never win the Davis Cup, it’s a positive step forward in the development of the sport on island. “It’s a chance for all of our top players to play in an elite international event annually so they can have a reason to train every year and have something to strive for,” said Smith. While the location of the 2018 Davis Cup tie is unknown at this time, Smith an...

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Kudos to the Guam National Tennis Federation for its efforts to grow the sport on Guam by moving forward with building the Guam National Tennis Center. The facility will be constructed on five acres next to the Dededo Sports Complex, on land leased from the government of Guam. It will provide office space for the federation’s headquarters and will begin with six tennis courts, with plans to add ...

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To all GNTF Members, Guam National Tennis Federation is helping to promote this event because a portion of the proceeds of the art sales will be donated to the Tennis Federation. It should be a fun event with lots of FestPac photos to see and purchase. Christmas is not far away never too early for some Christmas shopping. I hope you can support the show, and thus the artists and the GNTF.

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We would like to encourage everyone ages 12 – 18 years old to sign up and join the Haagen-Dazs Junior Tennis League. The league starts on Saturday June 25, 2016 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at the RNTC Hagatna Courts. HOW TO JOIN:

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The 2016 King’s Guam Futures tennis tournament presented by Docomo Pacific and Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, an ITF Pro Circuit event, officially opened Monday with 12 main-draw matches under Guam’s scorching summer sun at the Hilton tennis courts. In the battle of former semifinalists of the tournament, No. 3 Yuya Kibi of Japan, a semifinalist in 2014, outlasted Katsuki Nagao, a semifinalist...

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Atsuko wins Women’s Masters Singles in Taipei, Taiwan. Congratulations Atsuko!

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Significant changes to the governing body could mean big things for Guam tennis. Torgun Smith, president of the Guam National Tennis Federation, recently returned from Santiago, Chile, where the International Tennis Federation held its Annual General Membership meeting and elected David Haggerty of the U.S. as its new president. “We’re putting somebody in there who has the connections and cont...

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Samoan born Steffie Carruthers created Pacific Oceania Tennis history when she became the first player ever to win a professional tennis event. Playing with her Mexican partner, Carolina Betancourt, in the ITF $10,000 doubles event at Manzanillo, Mexico they withstood a tight 3 setter in the semis to again also win the doubles final in a Match Tie-Break against the all American pairing of Tornado ...

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GNTF has secured a grant to have TAG professional instructors visit schools monthly to help teachers with introduction of tennis in the schools. Selected students will be offered scholarships to attend weekends clinics to have exposure to tennis outside of the schools.