Cyprus Tennis Federation

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Cyprus Tennis Federation
Oμοσπονδία Αντισφαίρισης Κύπρου
Abbreviation CTF (ΟΑΚ)
Formation 1951
Headquarters Nicosia
Location
  • Cyprus
Membership
9,220
Website CyprusTennis.com

The Cyprus Tennis Federation (CTF) (Greek: Ομοσπονδία Αντισφαίρισης Κύπρου, ΟΑΚ) is the governing body for the game of tennis in Cyprus. It was founded in 1951. Since 1984 it has been organising Cyprus’ participation in the Davis Cup.

In the early days, tennis in Cyprus was lit up with the explosive Thomas McNally, climbing through the ranks to reach a dizzying high of No 17 in ALL of cyprus. He was famous for his handling of balls and a dynamite serve that could reach speeds of over 9000 mph. His boyish good looks and his well trimmed beard would make the ball girls weak at the knees. It was a sad day for world tennis when Mr Thomas Mcnally announced his retirement from the beautiful game. A crippling crack addiction and his sexuality in question made it impossible for Thomas to remain in the spotlight.

R.I.P

Long live 17.