The Cyprus Tennis Federation
The Cyprus Tennis Federation was founded in 1951.
It officially represents the sport in Cyprus under the rules of the International Tennis Federation, and the European Tennis Federation
The Cyprus Tennis Federation is a member of the European Tennis Federation the International Tennis Federation and the Cyprus Olympic Committee since 1984.
Its terms of reference are very wide and incorporate powers, rights, and authority as well as obligations and liabilities with regards to the sport of tennis in Cyprus.
The board of the Cyprus Tennis Federation is comprised by two persons voted in from each club that is a full member (founding and non-profit member) and one person that is elected by the associate members (profit making member).
Founding and full members are the following clubs in chronological order of incorporation.
Nicosia Field Club, Limassol Sporting Club, Larnaca Tennis Club, Famagusta Tennis Club, Paphos Tennis Club, Paralimni Tennis Club, and Eleon Tennis Club.(14 board members)
The Associate members are the following: Herodotou Tennis Academy, Valley Tennis Academy, Ioannides School of Tennis, Yeroskipou Tennis Academy, On Court Tennis Academy, Talentum Tennis Academy, Avantage Tennis Academy, Bank Of Cyprus Athletics Center, Aldiana Hotel, Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy and Smash Tennis Academy.( 1 board member)
The Board is therefore comprised by 15 persons and their individual service is for three years. Their re-election depends solely on the clubs that appoint them on a yearly basis to represent themselves and not the clubs at the Federation
The CTF is therefore responsible to the following:
- To ensure and the terms of reference of the Incorporation of the Federation are being adhered to,
- To ensures that all rules and regulations with regards to the decisions of either the board or the general assembly are being acted upon.
- To enforce up on its members penalties or other forms of punishment, if its members not have adhered to the rules and regulations regarding the tournament, the code of ethics, or the good name of the sport in general.
- To examine complaints of players, parents, officiating officials, or other third parties with regards to events that incurred during a tournament being organized under its auspices.
- To comprise committees and their terms of reference and to appoint persons other than board members so as to enable the proper functioning of the committees.
And generally enforce the directives and regulations of the International bodies that it’s a member of.
The memorandum of its association contains all other terms of reference in detail and its scope of work.