Earthquake forces cancellation of ITF Senior World Team Championships in Christchurch, New Zealand

February 22, 2011 09:59 AM
The USTA is pleased to advise that the American delegation to New Zealand competing in the 2011 ITF Seniors International World Team Championships is safe and unharmed in the wake of the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. As a result of severe damage to the Tennis facility the ITF has cancelled all four ITF Seniors World Championships (Italia Cup, Dubler Cup, Fred Perry Cup and Margaret Court Cup). Currently, the Championships scheduled to take place in Timaru and Ashburton will continue as scheduled.
The 2011 ITF Seniors World Individual Championships, scheduled to be played next week in Christchurch, have also been canceled.
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