DUSHANBE, June 13, Asia-Plus -- Tajik tennis player Anvar Rahmatov has successfully participated in an International Tennis Championships 18 & Under 2007, which is held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on June 11-15.  

According to Tajikistan tennis Federation, Anvar on June 12 beat  Uzbek tennis player, who was considered one of leaders of the tournament.  

The International Tennis Championships 18 & Under 2007 in Bishkek is held under the aegis of International Tennis Federation (ITF) and young tennis players from India, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan have participated in the tournament. 

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) is the world governing body of tennis, one of the few truly global sports. The objective of the ITF is to further grow and develop the sport worldwide, to develop the game at all levels at all ages for both able-bodied and disabled men and women, to make amend and uphold the rules of the game, to promote the International Team Championships and competitions of the ITF, to preserve the integrity and independence of tennis as a sport, and to perform all without discrimination on grounds of color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, sex or religion.  The ITF has 205 member National Associations - more than most other international sporting federations.