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The National Training Squad – Futures (NTS-Futures) program caters for the best 8, 9, and 10 year old juniors in Hong Kong.  The Futures program underpins the NTS 12U program. Players are prepared for both green ball tennis (Novice tournaments) and Junior Series events.

The program has a lower coach player ratio and includes extra fitness training and individual attention for each player. Players are monitored and assessed throughout the year.



To enrol in the NTS-Futures, players MUST pass an assessment conducted by the HKTA coaches; assessing technical, tactical and physical components of the player’s game. Formal NTS-Futures Assessment Days will be conducted for players aged 9 to 10.  Results and rankings from the Junior Novice Competition will also be taken into consideration.

2021/2022 Assessment for players aged 10 or under is scheduled on 11th July and  25th July 2021 (Sundays). The fallback day is on 22nd August 2021 (Sunday).

All players must and comply with all the following criteria.

  • Players are born in 2012 or after
  • Players who have a place in the Hong Kong National Junior 12 & Under Rankings as of June 2021 and with at least 0.05 ranking point
  • Comply with HKTA codes of conduct
  • Commit to the minimum number of training days, and tournaments
  • Players who do not attend the Assessment Day will not be considered for selection
  • Players who are selected, must accept a place in the NTS programme. (Do not attend if you do not intend to accept a place)
  • Players will be assessed by HKTA coaches across technical, tactical and physical components of the game

Players may receive a wildcard invitation if special circumstances exist, subject to the approval of the Player Development Committee.

An official invitation will send to eligible players by email after the latest Junior Ranking is released in early June.

If you have questions regarding the player list, you are required to send in your written appeal (Email: within 2 weeks from the date the list is released.


Timetable & Activities



Hong Kong Tennis Centre (NTS Futures-GAP)
Juan Sala
Head Coach
Roy HO
Shek Kip Mei (NTS Futures-SKM)
Andy Lau
Head Coach
Bruce LEE
Gavin SUEN
New Territories East (NTS Futures-NTE)
Keith Lo
Head Coach
Alvin Yip
Michael Tam
New Territories West (NTS Futures-NTW)
Head Coach
George Zhou
Ray Lam

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Ms. Jess Lo
Tel:2794 1790
Fax:2338 7749

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