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Tennis Europe Annual General Meeting in Budapest

A record number of member nations were in attendance for Tennis Europe ’ s 44th Annual General Meeting , which was hosted by the Hungarian Tennis Association in Budapest from 22-24 March .
A packed agenda ensured that the 112 delegates from 42 European nations were busy throughout the meeting , at which Tennis Europe President Vladimir Dmitriev presented a strong financial result for 2017 and introduced a new business strategy for the organisation .
The first day ’ s Open Session saw International Tennis Federation President David Haggerty provide an update of ITF matters before chairing an open and extensive debate between all member nations on the proposals for reforms to the Davis Cup . Following that , detailed information about the new ITF Transition Tour was given .
Tennis Europe President Vladimir Dmitriev makes his annual address .
The session continued with the unveiling of Tennis Europe ’ s new business strategy , which was presented by Chief Executive Officer Thomas Hammerl . He presented a strong campaign to strengthen and support the 50 European national federations , which was described as the primary aim of the new leadership of Tennis Europe .
The new strategy for 2018-2023 will see Tennis Europe focus heavily on three key pillars : Competition , Development and Promotion . A major priority will be a renewed emphasis on development , working in close cooperation with the ITF . The organisation will continue to upgrade its flagship competitions and the Tennis Europe Junior Tour , while also launching new initiatives to boost participation . The new strategy received the backing of the assembly , who were able to provide further input and feedback at interactive working group sessions .
Saturday ’ s Plenary Session was led by Mr . Dmitriev , who provided his annual report before ceding the floor to the organisation ’ s Committee Chairs Christiane Jolissaint ( Development ), Eva-Maria Schneider ( Junior Tennis ), Attila Richter ( Senior Tennis ) and Allar Hint ( ProfessionalTennis ) for updates on each field of activity .
The Tennis Europe Board of Management
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