PROJECTS AND EVENTS OF TENNIS FOR AFRICA

Tennis Welcome Initiative: scholarships to benefit 45 candidates in 2019

Tennis for Africa opens the fundraising to finance 45 scholarships in 2019 in Kenya, Sierra Leone and Tanzania. This is a new development project, launched with the endosement of Kevin Anderson, which involves local communities and is linked to primary and secondary school activities.

Live a weekend as a tennis pro

Tennis for Africa launches a new inititative in Northern Italy for financing tennis scholarships in Africa. Fans of all levels and ages can spend two days as a tennis pro assisted by a coach with international qualification. Participation fee: 140 euros. To known more: info@tennisforafrica.org.

New sport tourism initiative to reinforce the fundraising

Tennis for Africa introduces a new sport tourism initiative at WST Show. The activity consists in the promotion of tennis stages for tennis players of every age and every level in Northern Italy with an international coach.

A sign of solidarity from Francesco Totti and Edin Jeko - Rome, May 2018

Francesco Totti and Edin Dzeko personally delivered at Trigoria Sport Center their signed jerseys to the winners of the charity auctions organized by Tennis for Africa. The proceeds went to the social & sport initiatives of the Association.

Kevin Anderson testimonial for the humanitarian corridors

The South African player gave his endorsement at Masters 1000 in Rome in May 2018 for the humanitarian corridors provided by the Community of Sant'Egidio. Very sensitive for social issues, Anderson joined without hesitation this project for which Tennis for Africa gives its support. New initiatives are in prgress with Anderson after the cancellation of the charity event at the tennis courts of Play Pisana in Rome

Dirk Hordorff

The ATP tennis coach, Dirk Hordorff, makes available on the Web some on court practice tutorials for players of all ages. Dirk coached Janko Tipsarevic and Vasek Pospisil. The tutorials are avilable on Youtube

Bob and Mike Bryan

The Bryans have been cooperating with Tennis for Africa for several years donating memorabilia and making available the access to the tournaments in Rome and Paris for the president of the association .

First tennis camp closed successfully last June 2017

The first tennis camp for two eighteen-year old boys from Tanzania closed successfully at 2001 Tennis Academy in Padoa (Italy) last June 2107. The academy, managed by Gianfranco Barbiero, provided for free all the utilities and the qualified personnel. The full time tutoring was provided by Tennis for Africa thanks to the work of the project manager Fabrizio Caldarone.

Press conference with Kevin Anderson - Rome, May 2017

Kevin Anderson, top Atp player from South Africa and ambassador of Tennis for Africa, attended the press conference in Rome last May 2017. The chairman of Tennis for Africa, Lorenzo Turchi, the team manager of Bfd Tennis Academy, Armando Albanesi and the honorary member of Tennis for Africa, Pierluigi Mantini, made the presentation of the charity activity.