The U18 International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) Group 5 tournaments in 2014 will be organised in Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this month.

According to organisers in HCM City, the event will see the participation of players from 20 countries and territories, including the US, the UK, Russia, India, Australia and Pakistan.

Vietnam ITF U18 tournament will be held at the Bai Cat Sports Complex in Can Tho city from July 5-13, while ITF Junior Circuit at Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Tho Sports Centre from July 12-20.

Competitors from 13-18 years of age will fight in four events: men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s doubles and women’s doubles.

Vietnam will send almost all of its leading young players to the events, which are considered a good chance for them to learn from foreign rivals.

The best international sport events for young tennis players, the tournaments are organised by member countries of the International Tennis Federation.-VNA