IMG Academy International Tennis Championship

November 26, 2024 - December 8, 2024

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Event Overview

IMG Academy International Tennis Championship at IMG Academy welcomes over 2,000 junior tennis players from over 90 countries! This elite tournament attracts the world's most competitive tennis players. Many current professionals not only have participated but have also won this tournament including: Maria Sharapova, Jelena Jankovic, Whitney Osuigwe, Miomir Kecmanovic, Michael Mmoh, Andy Roddick, Xavier Malisse and many more!

The 2024 acceptance list will be posted this fall. 



Live stream of matches can be found here via PlaySight: 

Live stream

Competition Format

The IMG Academy International Tennis Championship is an invitation only event. Limited to 128 qualifying draws and 64 main draws per age group, the tournament is host to over 2,000 junior tennis players from over 90 countries.


5500 34th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34210

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Official Accommodations

Legacy Hotel

The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ultimate lodging accommodation for IMG events. Participants and spectators will enjoy a modern suite of luxury amenities at this lifestyle, boutique hotel - all within walking distance from the IMG Academy campus. Recover in our 24-hour fitness center or by our resort-style pool, connect over a meal at Icon Eatery & Bar or Icon Loft, or enjoy in-room dining.

Due to the popularity of this event, your primary hotel accommodation may be sold out.

For questions on booking accommodations please reach out to our housing team at 844-395-0697.

Hotel early departures: All hotels listed through Anthony Travel are able to wave early departure penalties as long as you let the front desk know prior to the check-out time on the departure date.


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Official Photographer of the IMG Academy International Tennis Championship:

Podium Sports Photography is the Official Photographer of the 2024 IMG Academy International Tennis Championship. They will be offering their professional quality photography service onsite to ONLY those players that register to be photographed. Not all players and matches will be photographed. Spots are limited and are filling up fast. If you want all your high-resolution action photos photos (150+ digital photos) then you must register ASAP. Go to to guarantee you are photographed.

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IMG Academy and Dunlop have partnered together to provide players with the most optimal training and development experience available in today's game. Our players utilize the same quality of hard and clay court balls as the professional tours. IMG Academy is a primary location for the testing of all current and future Dunlop products, so athletes have the opportunity to utilize cutting-edge technology and equipment right from campus.

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Official Recovery Partner of IMG Academy

Therabody creates the tools you need to accelerate recovery, optimize performance, and take control of your wellness. That’s why they’ve been named the Official Recovery Partner of IMG Academy and the 2024 IMG Academy International Tennis Championship. Stop by their activation space on East Campus near the Tennis Courts for a free recovery session. All Therabody products will be there to test out or take home.

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Fees & Tickets


12U - 16U Registration Fee: $170

18U ITF Registration Fee: $100

November 13th at 11:59 pm EST is the last day to withdraw and receive a refund.



Event is open to the public


Live stream of matches can be found here via PlaySight: 

Live stream





$40/all tournament pass*

*$5 off if purchased in advance at check-in or online 

  • Important Links & Forms


    General Inquiries

    Email: [email protected]

    Phone: 1-866-300-4543

    application & Eligibility

    Register Here for the 12U, 14U, & 16U Registration for the IMG Academy International Tennis Championship . Registration Deadline: October 15 

    18U ITF Registration for the IMG Academy International Tennis Championship will open this summer.

    Everyone is required to have a USTA membership in order to sign-up for the IMG Academy International Tennis Championship. Please click here for registration instructions through the USTA.

    The IMG Academy International Tennis Championship is a selection-based tournament. Application submission does not guarantee entry into the tournament. There are only 128 qualifying draw invites and 64 main draw invites per group.

    U.S. and foreign players are eligible per the ITF age requirements.

    • 16 & under- born in 2008 or 2009 (must be 15 or 16 on December 31, 2024).
    • 14 & under - born in 20010 or 2011 (must be 13 or 14 on December 31, 2024).
    • 12 & under - born in 2012 or 2013 (must be 11 or 12 on December 31, 2024)
    • 10 years old may be accepted if a player has enough points on the Net Generation PlayTracker.

    10 years old or younger with enough points from Net Generation PlayTracker may be registered.

    Following the registration deadline, the committee will meet and determine the acceptance list in the following weeks. Once the committee has finalized the acceptance list, it will be posted on USTA tournament webpage by the end of October. IMG Academy International Tennis Championship is an International USTA Tournament that is governed by the ITF age eligibility rules.


    On-site sign-in is MANDATORY for all participants and will take place at the IMG Academy at the new Tennis & Basketball Facility located at 5500 34th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34210. Please plan travel accordingly to attend your corresponding check-in date and time below (please note the differences for Qualifying Draw and Main Draw). All participants must bring the following to their check-in:

    • USTA card (hard copy or photocopy)
    • Photo identification (passport, license, etc.)
    • Proof of registration

    Sign IN TIMES

    • Tuesday, November 26
      • 10:00AM – 12:00PM 12U Qualifying Sign-In
      • 12:00PM – 2:00PM 14U Qualifying Sign-In
      • 2:00PM – 4:00PM 16U Qualifying Sign-In
    • Friday, November 29
      • 4:00PM – 6:00PM 18U ITF Qualifying Sign-In
    • Sunday, December 1
      • 10:00AM – 12:00PM 12U Main Draw Sign-In
      • 12:00PM – 2:00PM 14U Main Draw Sign-In
      • 2:00PM – 4:00PM 16U Main Draw Sign-In
      • 4:00PM – 6:00PM 18U ITF Main Draw Mandatory Hospitality Registration

    Sign-in must be in-person during the designated times above. Late sign-ins will not be accepted and your spot will be given to an on-site alternate.

    on-site alternates

    If you would like to sign up to be an on-site alternate, please check-in during the qualifying registration times listed above. Cash payments will only be accepted. Refunds will be given for those not selected with valid receipt within 24 hours after first-round matches conclude. Alternates should report to the Tournament Headquarters 30 minutes prior to the beginning of the first-round matches in their division. 


    All players must sign in at Tournament Headquarters 15 minutes prior to their assigned match time each day.

    important dates

    • October 15 – 12U, 14U, & 16U Registration deadline
    • November 13 – Deadline to withdraw for 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U ITF(no refunds will be given after this date)
    • November 26 – 12U, 14U, and 16U Qualifying mandatory sign-in
    • November 29 – 18U ITF  Qualifying mandatory sign-in
    • December 1 – 12U, 14U, 16U and 18U ITF Main draw mandatory sign-in

    *dates and times are subject to change*


    Airport Transportation

    IMG Academy offers drop-off and pickup services for all local Florida airports. Teams and players can schedule arranged transportation through Travel and Planning on IMG Academy’s website.

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    Local Airports

    Sarasota/Bradenton Florida is conveniently located in central Florida and located near many large international airports. Make sure to book travel through one of these local airports.



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