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Slovenia to host Tennis Europe AGM and Elections

Slovenia to host Tennis Europe AGM and Elections

More than 140 attendees from 47 member nations are gathering in the city of Portorož, Slovenia this week for Tennis Europe’s Annual General Meeting.

Hosted by Tennis Slovenija, the 4-day event will welcome the Presidents and Chief Executives of national tennis federations to discuss a range of contemporary issues affecting European tennis.

The official programme kicks off on Wednesday 20th March with a special Development Workshop for delegates from ITF Tier 1 nations. Thursday sees delegates invited by Tennis Slovenija to take part in the ‘Sports Change the World’ Conference, where former top Slovenian players Aljaž Bedene and Katarina Srebotnik and Serbia's former world #1 Jelena Jankovic are among the keynote speakers. 

A meeting of the Tennis Europe Board of Management will also take place on Thursday ahead of the 2-day general assembly at the weekend. Saturday’s Plenary Session will culminate with the election of a new President, Henrik Thorsøe Pedersen, and the eight members of a new Board of Management, who will serve a four-year term until 2028.

The full list of candidates can be found below. A report from Portorož will be published after the conclusion of the event this weekend.

Candidates: Election of President


Candidates: Election of Board of Management

Florence ALIX-GRAVELLIER (France)*

Nikolina BABIĆ (Croatia)*

Vasco COSTA (Portugal)

Ramunas GRUŠAS (Lithuania)

Allar HINT (Estonia)

Miloš KARADŽIĆ (Montenegro)

Gevork KARAMANOUKIAN (Armenia)

Gregor KRUŠIČ (Slovenia) - *withdrawn

Irina KUZMINA-RIMŠA (Latvia)

Avraham PERETS (Israel)

Toni POKELA (Finland)

Sandi PROCTER (Great Britain)

Raimondo RICCI BITTI (Italy)

Dariusz M. SALETRA (Poland)

Csilla SÜTŐ (Hungary)

Cem TINAZ (Türkiye)*

Spyros ZANNIAS (Greece)

* standing for re-election

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