The Jerusalem Post annual conference: 7 Israeli ministers will meet you there!
Tennis: Israel Davis Cup tie against Argentina switched to Florida
By
August 15, 2014 20:35
Sept 12-14 event moved to Sunrise, Florida in response to Gaza violence; earlier this month, ATP event cancelled in Tel Aviv.
dudi sela

Israeli tennis star Dudi Sela. . (photo credit:REUTERS)

Israel’s Davis Cup World Group playoff tie against Argentina will be played in Sunrise, Florida, the ITF confirmed on Friday.

Sunrise was nominated by the Israel Tennis Association as its first alternative to host the encounter after it was moved from Israel due to the security situation.



Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.


The ITA had until Thursday to notify the ITF where it intends to host Argentina over the weekend of September 12-14 after its appeal against moving the tie abroad was rejected last week.

In its appeal, the ITA suggested that the tie be postponed to October or moved to Haifa after the ITF had ruled two weeks ago that it can’t be held in Tel Aviv due to the conflict with Hamas.

The ITF claimed that it was its “duty to ensure the safety of players, officials and spectators, and that there was a lack of certainty as to the security situation in Israel at the date of the tie.”
Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

Tags:
  • Israel
  • Gaza
  • sports
  • tennis
  • Prev Article
    Agriculture Ministry to farmers: Separate West Bank, Golan Heights products ahead of EU ban
    Cheese in Jerusalem
    Reuven Rivlin.
    Rivlin slams incitement against wedding of Muslim man and Jewish-born bride
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    Firefighters use water to dilute ammonia leaking from a chemical plant
    February 26, 2017
    Future of Haifa's ‘ticking time bomb’ ammonia tank remains uncertain

    By SHARON UDASIN, LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 10 - 23
      Beer Sheva
      11 - 20
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 13 - 21
      Jerusalem
      11 - 21
      Haifa
    • 16 - 30
      Elat
      12 - 24
      Tiberias