Tennis Ireland is the National Governing Body for the sport of tennis in Ireland. Founded in 1908.... With over 200 affiliated clubs ..... and 80,000+ members. Tennis Ireland stages events such as ..... The FBD Men's Irish Open Championships, ITF Futures events.... The Fed Cup and The Davis Cup. It also operates a variety of development programmes on both a national and provincial level, for both senior and junior elite players.
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.
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.
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.