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ITF World Summer 2021 03 CONTENTS IN THIS ISSUE EDITOR Ross McLean PHOTO CREDITS Russ Adams, AELTC, Craig Ambrosio Photography, Ron Angle, Chris Chan, Jui-Chi Chan, Corinne Dubreuil, Tom Dulat, Mathilde Dusol, Eisele/ Giubilo/Zimmer, FFT, Gallo Images, Anibal Greco, Ray Guibilo, Tommy Hindley, Daniel Kopatsch, Sergio Llamera, Giorgio Maiozzi, Stephen Moon, Susan Mullane/camerawork usa, Ifan Nuriyana, Laci Perenyi, Sergey Pesterev, Professional Sport, Dave Shopland, Martin Sidorjak, Srdjan Stevanovic, Takeo Tanuma, Tennis Foundation, Mario Zlokic, Steve Wylie Cover photo: Paul Zimmer DESIGN AND PRODUCTION Designed and produced by ITFWorld is published by ITF Ltd, PO Box N-272, Nassau, Bahamas. All rights reserved throughout the world. No part of ITFWorld may be reproduced without the prior written permission of the publisher. Opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the publisher. The publishers accept no responsibility for return of manuscripts, photos or artwork. Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all editorial material is factually correct at the time of going to press, we cannot accept responsibility if any errors occur for the matters arising as a result. Views expressed by ITFWorld do not necessarily reflect official ITF policy. It should not be inferred that products advertised in this magazine are officially approved by the ITF. © 2021 ITF Ltd. Please address all correspondence regarding ITFWorld to Ross McLean, ITF Communications Department at 22 16 6 4 It's almost time ITF President David Haggerty uses his welcome address to look ahead to Tokyo 2020 and reminisce about inspirational Olympic and Paralympic moments from the past 6 'I remember dreaming of one day walking where they walk' Rising star Felix Auger-Aliassime remembers the moment he fell in love with the Olympics and talks humanitarian aid, Toni Nadal and Davis Cup revenge as he prepares to walk the walk in Tokyo 12 'Bea ngSerenachanged everything' C O V E R S T O R Y With the Olympic Games only days away, medal hopeful Elina Svitolina recalls her breakthrough moment in Rio, talks Ukrainian pole vault greats and considers the power of borsch 16 Time passes, people change, but memories remain On the eve of the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Games, ITFWorld goes back in time and celebrates some of the sport's most iconic Olympic and Paralympic characters as they share their medal-winning memories 20 Tokyo 2020: a logistical mountain to climb With the Games starting imminently, Alex Hughes, the ITF's Senior Manager – Olympics, Paralympics and Multi-Sports Games, tries to make sense of a year like no other 22 Now or never As Great Britain's Jordanne Whiley prepares for her Paralympic swansong, she talks to ITFWorld about her dreams of winning gold, bad break ups and property portfolio advice 26 Get to know… In the feature's latest edition, ITFWorld learns more about two highly-rated players. In a quick-fire question round, French duo Oceane Babel and Luca van Assche are put under the spotlight 28 Chopper grip Helicopter pilot, lead guitarist, aviation engineer. ITFWorld meets those at the top of Bruneian tennis and presents evidence for them having some of the most fascinating backstories in the game 32 Natureandnurture ITFWorld takes a trip around East and Central Africa, looking at development and participation across the region and reporting on activity in places such as Rwanda, Seychelles and Cameroon 38 King of hearts Seniors legend King Van Nostrand takes a trip down memory lane and discusses pulley-driven milk containers, rebellious kids and his record-breaking ambitions 42 News Stories from around the ITF 32

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