Luxembourg Tennis Federation

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Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Tennis
(FLT)
Luxembourg Tennis Federation official logo.png
Sport Tennis
Jurisdiction National
Founded May 14, 1946 (1946-05-14)[1]
Affiliation International Tennis Federation
Regional affiliation Tennis Europe
Headquarters Bvd Hubert Clement, Esch-sur-Alzette
President Yves Kemp[2]
Secretary Francis Dahm[2]
Official website
www.flt.lu
Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Tennis Federation (French: Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Tennis) is the tennis governing body in Luxembourg and responsible for the development of the game in the country.

Tennis in Luxembourg[edit]

Tennis is a popular sport, as it is across western Europe. There are 53 tennis clubs in the country, the oldest of which (TC Diekirch) was founded in 1902. The governing body is the Luxembourg Tennis Federation. The Fortis Championships Luxembourg are held in Luxembourg each year, and are ranked as a Tier III tournament on the WTA Tour.

Luxembourgers have had little success in professional tennis. Gilles Müller, considered the best men's player the country has ever produced,[3] reached the quarter-finals of the 2008 U.S. Open. Women's players that have reached the top fifty include Anne Kremer (18th) and Claudine Schaul (41st).

List of presidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statuts de la FLT". Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  2. ^ a b "The board of directors of the FLT". Retrieved 2011-02-10. 
  3. ^ Lanzenberg, Gregory (1 September 2008). "Luxembourg's best ever: Muller lights up US Open as he battles through to last 16". Sportingo. Retrieved 2008-09-04.