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ITF World tour tennis juniors tournament at CLTA

Punjab News Express | February 26, 2021 06:31 PM

CLTA, CHANDIGARH: An important international tennis tournament, ITF World Tennis Tour Juniors (Grade-4) for boys and girls under-18 years is being conducted by Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) in its Tennis Stadium, Sector-10, Chandigarh, from March 1 to 6, 2021. The Qualifying matches for this event will be played on 27th and 28th February, 2021 in CLTA. Highly ranked boys and girls from 8 countries including India are participating in this prestigious tournament. These countries are Belgium; France; Great Britain; Nepal; Russia: Spain; United State of America and India.

CLTA conducts the highest level of national as well as international tournaments in India, as part of its policy for development of tennis among young players. The forthcoming tournament is a great opportunity for young players in the country, especially the trainees in CLTA’s Junior Development Programme, to show their mettle against world class competition.

The main draw for each of the two events for boys and girls consists of 32 players, of which 24 secure their entry as per their ITF ranking, 4 from among the qualifiers in the qualifying matches and 4 would be given wild cards.

All matches will be played on CLTA’s synthetic courts from 09.00 A.M. onwards. The Qualifying 1st round matches will be played on 27th February, 2021 at CLTA Tennis Stadium, Sector 10, Chandigarh. The Main Draw matches will be played from March 1 to 6, 2021.

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