Harnessing the potential of up-and-coming young Filipino tennis players nationwide, Globe Telecom has recently partnered with HEAD Philippines to present the 17th Head Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit and discover the country’s next big local tennis sensations.
This year, Globe will power HEAD Philippines’ premiere tennis tournament for young Filipino tennis players from March 10 until June 7, 2015, which has widened its reach as it now covers 17 key cities across the archipelago. This momentous collaboration by the Philippines’ leading telecommunications company and the biggest name in sports equipment will lead in the grassroots tennis development program all over the country
Globe Vice President for Mobile Cluster Sales Albert Tinio said that, “participating in major sports activities is an avenue for us to manifest our desire to create a wonderful world for Filipinos. Because of their love for tennis, Globe would like to make inroads in the said sport through our team-up with HEAD Philippines on the Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit. Just as we have supported other similar engagements such as our ‘Football Para sa Bayan’ advocacy, we know we can make a difference to our budding tennisters who have the innate talent, spirit, and passion to make it big in the tennis circuits not only here but also abroad.”
“At HEAD Philippines, we believe that we are moulding a lot of young and talented individuals who are just waiting for their chance to be the next Filipino tennis superstar as they gain points and win in local and international tournaments. It is our mission to make Head Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit the springboard for up and coming players. We are aiming to produce from our very own ‘backyard’ the first Filipino tennis player who will play for the Olympics,” says Liza Tang-Yuquico, Managing Director of HEAD Philippines.
The most prestigious tennis tournament of its kind, the 17th Head Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit has served as the melting pot of local players from different regions to earn ranking points from the Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA). The singles and doubles events will be played in different age categories:
10-years-old-and under (unisex)
12-and-under (boys) 12-and-under (girls)
14-and-under (boys) 14-and-under (girls)
16-and-under (boys) 16-and-under (girls)
18-and-under (boys) 18-under (girls).
Organized by Dynamic Sports Corporation, the 17th HEAD Graphene XT Junior Tennis Satellite Circuit is also supported by Chris Sports, Head ATP by Tennis Balls, Graphene XT, Toalson, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Tennis Association (PHILTA), with media partners Sports Radio 918AM, Home Radio 97.9 FM, Boracay Informer, Todo 88.5 FM Aklan, Power Wheels Magazine, Motorcycle Magazine, Balikbayan The Asian Journal Magazine, Inquirer.net and HIP Magazine as well as Participating Sponsors AMAX Inn Makati. For tournament registrations, send an SMS to 0906-3374323. For inquiries, check out event posters, the Head (Philippines) Jr. Tennis Satellite Circuit Facebook page or send an SMS to the Globe-Head Secretariat at 0915-5774323.