ITF tournament postponed to 2021 but played as a national tournament instead
ITF Helsinki Midnight Sun by Freja, Grade A was cancelled due to Covid19 and a National Midnight Sun & Finnish Sr Championships were played instead.
Our other main partners, Aktia , Motonet and Nadal, Laakkonen BMW, Kiriprintti, Harvia, Crisp, MPVSports, Talin Tenniskeskus, GeorgJensen, with other fantastic sponsors and all the dedicated volunteers will run the tournament again at Kalastajatorppa Tennis Club in Helsinki Argipelago.
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You can feel the 2019 tournament week´s atmosphere by clicking this link to the photo gallery
Year 2016 we had already 170 players from 10 countries and the status was exceptionally upgraded by the ITF from Grade 5 to Grade 3.
Year 2017 the ITF upgraded the tournament to Grade 2 and players from 14 countries attended all the way from Australia, New Zealand, India, Europe and Scandinavia of course. See here the photogallery of 2017
Year 2018 tournament was played in Kalastajatorppa Tennis Club in Helsinki arkipelago, and the name was changed to Helsinki Midnight Sun by FREJA according to the title sponsor Freja Transport & Logistics company. Great Finnish summer weather blessed the tournament week and the players´ party with 200 guests witnessed the ( almost ) midnight sun set on the Hilton Hotel Kalastajatorppa terrace.
Year 2019 the tournament was upgraded to G1 and we had 275 players from 30 countries. Thus made 3 records!!
Year 2020: Wait and see...
See here the photogallery of 2018
Some matches were played at Tali Tennis Center, the venue for all earlier tournaments. Tali´s 11 outdoor courts ( clay and artificial grass ) and 27 indoor GreenSet courts make it the largest tennis center in the Nordic Countries. Tali was also the venue for the ITF Seniors´ World Championships 2016.
Our players abroad
ITP members have represented Finland in seniors´ national teams on various occasions on ITF tour and individual tournaments in the Nordic countries, in the Baltics, Spain, France etc – and sometimes in almost unhuman conditions…..
Our members have won several Finnish championships trophies and at least 1 European Championship.
IPIN (= International Players´Identification Number )
In order to participate in the ITF Senior Tournaments, you need to have a player licence.