David Haggerty elected ITF president beating India’s Anil Khanna

Santiago, Sep 26 (IANS) Former US Tennis Association head David Haggerty was elected president of the International Tennis Federation on Friday at its annual general meeting here.

Haggerty, 58, was elected to a four-year term on the second ballot, collecting 200 votes to beat India’s Anil Khanna who had 192, on Friday, reports Xinhua.

He will succeed outgoing ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti, whose 16-year term ended on Friday.

The ITF, with 210 members, oversees the four Grand Slam tournaments as well as the Davis Cup, Fed Cup and Hopman Cup national team events.

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