The highlight of opening the new Tennis Center in Akko (mixed population of 67% Jews and 28% Arabs and 5% others).
Shahar Pe’er reaches career high singles ranking of 11 in the world.
Muhammad Kunbar and Jafar Tawil from the iTC – Jerusalem, are the first Arabs to represent Israel at an international tennis tournament (Special Olympics in Athens, Greece).
Embrace Program is recognized by the government as an official program for children at risk included in the book of national programs for children at risk.
Annual celebration of the “Embrace” project for children at risk in June at the ITEC – Akko, involving more than 120 children from around Israel
Maccabiah Masters Tennis competition hosted at the ITEC – Jerusalem and ITEC – Ramat Hasharon from July 17th to 30th.
Inauguration of the Chicago Dome, the spacious new indoor tennis facility at the ITEC – Haifa, in October
ITEC launches Children to Children Tennis Diplomacy Exchange Program with team from the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center in Soweto, SA.
Israeli children visiting their peers from Legacy Youth Tennis & Education in Philadelphia as part of the ITEC’s global diplomacy exchange program in July and August.
ITEC alums and Grand Slam Champions Andy Ram and Yoni Erlich present special award to Haifa Mayor Yona Yahav during ceremonies at the ITEC – Haifa marking our 40th anniversary.