The French Tennis Federation is handing out one million Euros ($1.17 million US) attached to the junior “Trophée International Philippe-Chatrier.”
The FFT will distribute the funds to the countries proportionatee to their results in the junior events.
Spain won the boys’ race in 2017, followed by Hungary. Canada was 24th out of 27.
Russia topped the girls’ charts with 7.680 points. Canada was second.
The well-funded “Slam nations” – U.S., U.K. and Australia – are ineligible.
This rather homogeneous group of federation representatives (sans kids) was at Roland Garros Monday to receive the 2017 trophies – and the checks.