Leo Borg and Mans Dahlberg Receive Grants from the Streber Cup Foundation


Leo Borg and Mans Dahlberg Receive Grants from the Streber Cup Foundation
Leo Borg and Mans Dahlberg Receive Grants from the Streber Cup Foundation

Swedish tennis juniors Leo Borg and Mans Dahlberg have been awarded financial support for their tennis careers - SEK 150,000 each from the Streber Cup Foundation, according to the Tennis.se website. This is the 17th consecutive year that the foundation has awarded financial support to young promising players and will be used to facilitate their participation in international competitions.

Borg, who represents KLTK and coaches at the club's academy, and Dahlberg, who represents Påvelund's TBK and coaches at the Good To Great tennis academy, are both from the 2003 generation and are currently ranked No.

109 and No. 50 in the ITF world junior rankings respectively. Borg is also the son of former tennis legend and 11-time Grand Slam champion Bjorn Borg. Bengt Moller, who is part of the Foundation, commented, "We go through hundreds of tennis youths aged 14-20 and there are many qualified candidates.

It is always difficult to choose, which feels the best for Swedish tennis. We have now extended the age range to 14–23 years as it has been found that it takes longer to get into the ATP and WTA tours." The foundation has a capital of approximately SEK 4 million and distributes scholarships annually in the range of SEK 300,000–400,000.

Since the foundation was founded, more than SEK 4.2 million has been awarded through grants. Former players who have received grants from the Streber Cup Foundation include Gustaf Ström, Caijsa Hennemann, Carl Söderlund, Mikael Ymer, Rebecca Peterson, Elias Ymer, Daniel Windahl, Christian Lindell, Ellen Allgurin, Daniel Berta, Patrik Brydolf, Anna Brazhnikova, Sandra Roma, Nima Madani, Johanna Larsson, Sousan Massi and Ervin Eleskovic.

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