Živa Falkner – member of the ITF/GSDF team on the American Tour
19 December, 2018
At the end of the 2018 season Živa Falkner was selected into the team of twelve best young players of the world. End of November – beginning of December they took part in the American Tour under the patronage of the ITF. They took part in a series of world strongest international tournaments for players U18 (rank A and rank 1) in Mexico and Florida.
This kind of tournaments offer the opportunity to take part in the strongest international competition and also gain valuable experiences in travelling and competing under the leadership of ITF trainers, experienced former professional players who are now working for IFT.
For Živa the work with internationally renowned IFT trainers resulted not only in excellent performance but also in getting a new insight into the professional life of tennis players which she is about to experience in the next years.
Currently Živa is 183rd at the youth world tennis ranking, there are still the next two seasons of playing in the youth category ahead and new opportunities for her to acheive top results.