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The sixth Worldwide Finals of The Compass IC Junior Challenge are all set to go at the beautiful Monte Carlo Country Club with the first matches starting on Monday 5th September.
After 2 hours and 48 minutes, Andy Murray overcame Canadian Milos Raonic, 6-4 7-6 7-6 to claim his second Wimbledon Title. It was his sixth straight sets win of the tournament, which saw him drop only two sets en route to the title, against Frenchman Jo-Wilfred Tsonga in their quarterfinal encounter.
None more successfully than Ursue Arconada, who was part of the successful USA team which won the Compass IC World-wide Junior Challenge in 2014.
Ursue won the Girls 18 and under Wimbledon Junior Championships Doubles title at this year’s Wimbledon Championships and we send her our congratulations!
Summary of the AGM held 3rd July 2016
The 44th edition of the Potter Cup took place last weekend, and saw the team from the United States emerge triumphant, claiming its seventh title in the prestigious senior tennis event.
Seven nations took part in this latest edition; IC Ireland, IC Belgium, IC Italy, IC Great Britain, IC Spain, IC USA and IC France. The early rounds saw some fairly straightforward results, with the teams from USA, Spain, Italy and Great Britain qualifying for the semi-finals.
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Rod Laver felt like he was at home amongst friends and fellow players at the IC of Australia Annual Lunch, when Paul McNamee, the president of IC Australia, presented the only repeat winner of the Grand Slam with the IC Jean Borotra CQS Sportsmanship Award.
"It's a great honour to receive this award from the International Club" said Rod, "just listening to the introductions of those people here today, it is like a homecoming for me. I know so many of you."
The regional events are now completed with Argentina, Spain, Japan, USA and South Africa qualifying for The Compass Worldwide Finals at the Country Club of Monte Carlo Sept 4th-9th 2016.
Congratulations to Steffi Graf who was this year’s winner of the Council’s CQS IC sportsmanship award. This was presented by Michael Stich of the German IC, accompanied by our sponsor Sir Michael Hintze and Michael Rummel of CQS and Alex Kurutz, President of the German IC. Please click here to view a video of the event on our Youtube channel
The IC of Canada had a fun and successful 50 th anniversary event in Toronto September 1- 4, 2015, with six countries participating, IC Austria, Barbados, Germany, Uruguay, USA and Canada.
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Adrian Goodman reports on the IC of GB's participation at the Compass European IC Junior Challenge, 2015.
IC Italy has successfully defended the Potter Cup trophy after beating the USA 4-1 to end a weekend of high quality senior competition at the RC Polo in Barcelona. Read more...
The IC Council recently delivered a copy of the IC Jean Borotra CQS sportsmanship award to the IC of Australia.
The IC Council's President, Frank Sedgman, attended the official dinner at the Kooyong Lawn-Tennis Club as a guest speaker. Read more...
IC USA celebrate their win at the 2015 Bahamas IC doubles week.
Full results and photos available at the IC Bahamas website.
Athol Tills passed away on Thursday 3 July after a long illness. Athol was at the inaugural meeting of the IC Club of New Zealand in 1956. He was heavily involved as a committee member, president, and represented Australia and New Zealand on the IC World Council.
Tributes have been coming in from IC clubs from around the world. Athol was a good man, a quiet achiever and a very good friend. He will be sadly missed. Read more...
Slum child from the IC Philanthropy Programme in Ethiopia receives a full college scholarship in the USA.
IC Italy has won the 42nd edition of the Potter Cup following a decisive 4-1 victory over France on the final day of the competition. The Italian team was led by world senior champion Enrico Casadei, who oversaw victories over Great Britain and defending champions Spain en route to the final. The win marks the sixth time that Italy has claimed the prestigious trophy, and first since 2010. Read more...
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After many years of commitment as Honorary Secretary, then as President of IC Switzerland, Jurgen Buttkus is stepping down. His successor, Thierry Grin, former 1992 Davis Cup team member and former pro on the ATP tour has been elected at the General Assembly held at Swiss Tennis in Biel on March 1, 2014.
At the same assembly, Michèle Miéville-Blondel (Honorary Secretary) and Sandro Della Piana (new Committee member) were also elected. Read more...
IC of Great Britain to host the IC U16 Junior Challenge Worldwide Finals on the Championship courts at the All England Lawn Tennis Club in July.
Open to all 40 ICs around the world, the U16 Junior Challenge is the IC Council’s premier junior event. The 2014 worldwide finals are proudly sponsored by Compass Group and will feature teams from Great Britain and the ICs of Italy, Japan, South Africa, Argentina & USA. Read more...
Germany´s IC/Lambertz Sportsmanship Award goes to Wilhelm Bungert, and Michael Stich named as new board member for IC Germany. Read more...
The IC Junior Challenge in Tokyo proved to be extremely exciting and fruitful. The match up between Pakistan and Singapore came down to the last mixed doubles with Japanese girls on Team Pakistan winning both of the their singles matches as well as the doubles. The match up between Australia and Japan proved to be just as exciting if not more. After some intense moments, they were tied at 3-3 and went into a mixed doubles 10 point tie breaker. Both teams had match points but in the end Team Japan prevailed. Read more...
ITALY - SPAIN 4 - 3. WHAT A SHOW AT ALBINEA!
ITALIANS COME FIRST IN EUROPE TO WIN A PASS TO WIMBLEDON
Visit www.tennisalbinea.com, the website of Albinea Tennis Club, for full on line results, pictures and video of the event. Read more...
The Prague 4-Nations event is taking place again this year from 19 to 23 June - and with sponsorship from a new IC partner, CQS. The ICs participating this year are: Canada, Russia, USA and the hosts, the Czech Republic.
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This is the fourth days report from the IC Junior Challenge world wide finals and things are still progressing well. Latest results are as follows:
Argentina 4 Germany 2
South Africa 6 USA 0
India 5 Australia 1
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The IC Junior Challenge world wide finals continues to progress well and the results of the third days play are as follows:
South Africa 5 Argentina 1
Germany 4 Australia 2
India 3 USA 3 ( Mixed tie break to be played to decide result)
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This successful fundraising event will take place on 19 November 2011 at the Savoy Hotel, London.
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