The 17th International Tennis Fellowship of Rotarians (ITFR) World Championship will take place in Melbourne Park “The Home of Tennis”, over 4 days from 23-26 May 2023, in the lead up to the RI Convention.

Don’t be put off by the “World Championships” tag, it’s an event for tennis players of all ages and abilities.

ITFR’s aim is to promote worldwide friendships for Rotarians with an interest in tennis.  The Fellowship has more than 2,000 members who come together from around the world for tournaments and fellowship. All proceeds from the event are donated to Polio Plus, with over US$410,000 donated so far. 

To participate in the Tournament, you must be a member of the International Tennis Fellowship of Rotarians (ITFR). Membership is free and open to Rotarians and Member’s spouses at

To find out more information about the event and register follow the link from the ITFR website or go direct to and click on Registration. 

In addition to the Tournament, there are two social events planned for players, and non-playing guests who can be registered at the time of player registration. 

Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to participate in a tournament on the same courts as the greats of tennis in an atmosphere of international fellowship.