Following the success achieved in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games hosted by the Republic of Azerbaijan during the period 12-22 May 2017, an MoU was signed between the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) and the NOC of Azerbaijan. This MoU includes holding an annual sports evet under the umbrella of the ISSF.
Accordingly, it was decided that the 2nd International Solidarity Tennis Championship will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan during the period 23-28 July 2018 as the first sports event as per the said MoU.
The Organizing Committee of the Championship has already extended due invitations to the ISSF member NOCs. The Championship will be held for single and double (men and women) with a total prize money of US$ 20000 (Twenty Thousand American Dollars).