Department of sports and Mahatennis in association with MSLTA to launch Lakshya Vedh programme for Maharashtra Tennis players

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Pune , January 25 : Govt of Maharashtra Department of Sports and MahaTennis Foundation in association with Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) will launch the ambitious Lakshyavedh tennis program

Speaking to reporters Mr Suhas Divase Commissioner Sports and Youth Services Govt of Maharashtra said
Lakshyavedh is a government of Maharashtra initiative for development of Olympic sports in the state of Maharashtra. It aims to increase awareness of Olympics sports. Increase representation of Olympics from the state of Maharashtra and achieve podium finished in Olympics Asian games and other international games.

Under the Lakshyavedh program for tennis Govt of Maharashtra and MahaTennis Foundation have tied up with JC FERRERO TENNIS ACADEMY situated in Villena Spain and recognised as one of the best tennis Academy in the world, it has good technical staff with WTA and ATP experience to cover all the needs of a tennis player , informed Prashant Sutar Chairman of Mslta

We are thrilled to join hands with Juan Carlos Ferrero a former world number 1 player and the current coach of Carlos Alcaraz to help MSLTA Players , Sutar added .

Juan Carlos Alcaraz has produced world class players Like Pablo Carreno , Nicolas Almagro , Guillormo Garcia Lopez All top 50 ATP players and Mario Teresa Torroflor top 50 WTA player

Mr Sutar who is also the Chairman of Aryan Pumps said that Aryan Pumps will also provide monetary support to the Lakshyavedh program through the company CSR program

Aryan pumps which has been supporting tennis events in the past Is also sponsoring World No 1 doubles player Rohan Boppanna , India no 1 singles player Sumit Nagal , Top Indian doubles player , Aniruddha Chandrashekar apart from many top state juniors from districts

Sunder Iyer. Hon Secretary Mslta said that this program will be a boon for Maharashtra Tennis Under the LAKSHYAVEDH INITIATIVE PLAN for tennis , Juan Carlos Ferrero Academy will help MSLTA to develop coaches of Maharashtra and physical trainers by educating them with latest technique and knowledge of sports science.

Coaches from all over Maharashtra will be brought to balewadi and train under JC Ferrero tennis academy, selected coaches will be send to Spain for further training.

Mr Hemant Bendrey Senior coach and member of Member of Mslta coaches committee who has Been coordinating the MSLTA vision programme for over a decade added that we are looking at Identification of talent from various districts and taking the selected & talented players under our tutelage. Monitor their training and progress throughout the year, selected player will be brought to Balewadi for residential camps.

Maharashtra has the Vision program for best players from Maharashtra, now we will Get best players from Maharashtra for camps on regular basis and start a residential program at balewadi under JC Ferrero tennis academy.

Mr Sutar further added that through Programme LakshyaVedh , Government of Maharashtra and MahaTennis Foundation Selected player of MSLTA from the above programs will also be offered full sponsorship (tennis traning, physio, fitness tennis coach travel etc).

The Talented players from Maharashtra will be sent to Spain at the JC Ferrero Academy for advanced training training , he added

Sunder Iyer added that Maharashtra is already No 1 state in the sport of Tennis we have so many national champions with introduction of Lakshyavedh program in tennis we will start producing world beaters we would like to thank Mr Divase and the Government of Maharashtra and Mr Prashant Sutar for this wonderful opportunity for the sport of tennis