Ireland set to compete in Summer Cups and European Junior Championships

Ireland set to compete in Summer Cups and European Junior Championships

This summer will be busy for Tennis Ireland Juniors with a full schedule of international tournaments both home and abroad.

In addition to hosting 11 international tournaments this year, Tennis Ireland will support a selection of our top ranked juniors to compete at the Tennis Europe Summer Cups and European Championships in various age groups.

We are excited to offer opportunities for young tennis players to represent their country after 2 years of disruption due to COVID-19.

 

View the tournament dates below along with the ranking cut off dates for each tournament.

25-28 June Boys 14&U Summer Cups – Preliminary & Qualifying Round Valencia, Spain Ranking cut off: 1st June
25-28 June Girls 14&U Summer Cups – Preliminary & Qualifying Round Rakovnik, Czech Republic Ranking cut off: 1st June
20-24 July Girls 12&U Summer Cups – Preliminary & Qualifying Round Rakovnik, Czech Republic Ranking cut off: 15th June
20-24 July Boys 12&U Summer Cups – Preliminary & Qualifying Round Rakovnik, Czech Republic Ranking cut off: 15th June
27-29 July  Girls 16&U Summer Cups – Junior Billie Jean King Cup Regional Qualifying Nancy, France Ranking cut off: 22nd June
27-29 July Boys  16&U Summer Cups – Junior Davis Cup Regional Qualifying Valencia, Spain Ranking cut off: 22nd June
18-24 July Boys and Girls 18&U European Championships Klosters, Switzerland Ranking cut off:

8th June

18-24 July Boys and Girls 14&U European Championships Most, Czech Republic Ranking cut off:

8th June

 

In each Summer Cup event the top 3 girls and top 3 boys in the ranking cut off will be selected and contacted by Tennis Ireland directly to represent their country.

European Championships – top 2 girls and top 2 boys in the ranking cut off will be selected and contacted by Tennis Ireland directly to represent their country.

*eligibility criteria. Players must:

– hold a current valid Irish passport of that nation; or

– have lived in the nation for two consecutive years, does not hold a passport but has a genuine reason for being unable to hold or make an application for a passport, and either:

  • was born or one of their parents or grandparents was born in that nation; or
  • has the right to remain permanently, or has been granted humanitarian protection in that nation;
  • Shall not have represented any other nation at ITF Junior Team Competition level*

 

Home International Tournaments

There are many opportunities for players in Ireland this summer with more upcoming international tournaments.

Entry is open for the Tennis Europe and ITF events over the coming months:

 

ITF J5 – Windsor: 27 June-1 July

Enter here: https://www.itftennis.com/en/tournament/j5-belfast/irl/2022/j-g5-irl-02a-2022/

 

ITF J4 – Naas: 4-8 July

Enter here: https://www.itftennis.com/en/tournament/j4-naas/irl/2022/j-g4-irl-01a-2022/

 

U12s – St. Annes Waterford: 4-9 July

Enter here:  https://www.tenniseurope.org/sport/tournament?id=5EF33EB4-F1CD-4087-9F93-980F590C98CF

 

ITF J5 – Rushbrooke: 11-16 July

Enter here: https://www.itftennis.com/en/tournament/j5-cork/irl/2022/j-g5-irl-03a-2022/

 

U14s – National Tennis Centre, DCU: 11-15 July

Enter here: https://www.tenniseurope.org/sport/tournament?id=A010BE08-C568-4BD4-ACFE-CF62CE19D981

 

U14s – Carrigaline: 18-22 July

Enter here: https://www.tenniseurope.org/sport/tournament?id=6B7BB03B-B800-4419-A98E-BFF09012D337

 

Tennis Ireland would like to say a big thank you to St. Annes Waterford, Carrigaline, Rushbrooke, Naas and Windsor Tennis Clubs for hosting these events as they provide fantastic opportunities for young players in Ireland.

 

Stay tuned for team announcements in the coming weeks and we wish all players the best of luck competing this summer.