Aurangabad, January 13, 2024: Over 120 entries Boys and Girls have been received for the EMMTC – MSLTA Asian under 14 Tennis Championship which will be conducted under the Auspices of the Asian Tennis Federation (ATF) , All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) at the EMMTC Tennis complex at Aurangabad from January 14 to 20, 2024
Praneet Reddy of Tamilnadu and Aahana of Odisha will be the top ranked players in the boys and the girls seeding list the event which is being played on Clay courts of the EMMTC complex.
Mr. Sunder Iyer, Hon Secretary, MSLTA it will be the first ever Asian Ranking event in under 14 which is being organised by MSLTA in Aurangabad , the event which has a back draw will give immense opportunity to players to get more exposure
MSLTA and EMMTC have earlier conducted the AITA Under 14 Junior Championships , Under 16 Asian Ranking Championships earlier adding to growth of tennis in Aurangabad and providing players from the Marathwada region with opportunities to earn valuable points and avoiding long travel for tournaments
“. We are thankful to Mrs Varsha Jain for their unparalleled support to tennis activities and helping the game to become popular not only in Aurangabad but also in Beed , Parbhani , Nanded and Jalna , Iyer added.
The winner gets a trophy, 300 ATF points, while the runner up will receive a trophy and 250 ATF Points.
Mrs Varsha Jain will be the tournament director of the event , while Vaishali Shekatkar has been appointed as the AITA Supervisor of the event , Pravin Prasad and Pavin Gaisamudre have been appointed as Chief referees for the event.
A special committee under the chairmanship of Sanjay Dutta and Ashutosh Mishra and team from EMMTC has been set up for the smooth conduct of the event.