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ITF president Haggerty on three-day Việt Nam visit

Update: January, 10/2017 - 03:00
David Haggerty is in his three-day visit in Việt Nam. — File Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — David Haggerty, president of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), is in Việt Nam as part of activities to prepare for the ITF’s Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) in August.

During his three-day trip which began yesterday, Haggerty interacted with the Việt Nam Sports Administration, the city’s People’s Committee and the Việt Nam Tennis Federation (VTF) for the AGM programme, which is scheduled for August.

He visited the Phú Thọ Tennis Club, which hosts the Junior Tennis Initiative project under which ITF assists member nations with tennis coaching for junior players between the ages of 6 and 14.

He will also take a deep look at the nation’s wheelchair tennis programme and watch the Vietnamese Davis Cup team, which are preparing for their tournament later this year.

HCM City was selected as the next destination for the AGM on the concluding day of the 2016 conference in Zagreb in June, following a presentation by VTF commercial director Longy Lê Hoàng and general secretary Nguyễn Quốc Kỳ. — VNS

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