About Tennis Ireland

Tennis Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of tennis in Ireland. Tennis Ireland was founded in 1908 and has almost 180 affiliated clubs and engages with almost 80,000 players.  Tennis Ireland stages Pro Tour events such as The AIG Irish Open Championships, and selects teams to participate in The Fed Cup, The Davis Cup and other international events at Junior, Senior and Veteran’s level. Tennis Ireland also supports the delivery of a wide range of competitive, educational and development programmes at local,  provincial and national levels. Tennis Ireland is a Company limited by guarantee and without share capital. It functions as the National Governing Body for the sport for the whole of Ireland.  The Company has a total of eleven Directors who work closely with the Chief Executive.

Tennis Ireland has five board areas of responsibilities as follows:

  1. Administering and regulating the game at all levels.
  2. Organising competition at various levels, from Wheelchair Tennis through to the Davis Cup, the latter being the biggest annual international team event in sport.
  3. Developing the sport through the provision of technical, coaching and financial support for a variety of National and Provincial Programmes which impact at both the elite and recreational levels of the game. Tennis Ireland also has responsibility for coaches’ education.
  4. The management and development of the National Tennis Academy at DCU together with the various National and Provincial development programmes which support this initiative.
  5. Promoting the game in the widest possible sense and specifically to the various key constituencies such as Government and media.
Type Title Size Date
pdf Tennis Ireland Limited 2016   28th April 2017
pdf Memorandum of Association 158 kbs 17th September 2012
pdf Articles of Association 292 kbs 31st October 2014
pdf Tennis Ireland Volunteer and Work Placement Management Policy   23rd February 2018
pdf Governance Code   8th June 2018