MSLTA ALL MAHARASHTRA INTER CLUB TENNIS TOURNAMENT AT NASIK
Mumbai , June 16 : Over 70 players representing 8 top clubs from Maharashtra will be seen in action at the fifth edition of MSLTA All Maharashtra Inter Club Tennis Tournament will be played at the SSK club n Nasik from 17 June to 19 th June
The Eight teams that will be seen in action include Khar Gymkhana , CCI A , Mumbai Suburban Tennis Association ( All Mumbai ) PYC A , B and C teams ( All Pune) , Nasik District and Combined Districts. The event which will be played on a league cum knock out basis , Over 1200 players from across the state participated in the tournament played over the last 6 months , 2 district teams were selected at the District Selection matches played at Pune earlier in the month .
” The tournament will offer Rs 7,50,000 which includes prize money and hospitality and travel expenses to all the teams , Maharashtra is the only state in the country to host a event like this for club level players over the age of 35 years , we are glad that the event is gaining popularity year on year” said Sunder Iyer Hon Secretary MSLTA . This year we had players from each and every district of the state play in 8 divisions and then the top teams making it to the finals , he added
Earlier editions of the event were held at Pune (twice) , Mumbai and Kolhapur but could not be played for two years due to Covid . We are happy that we have resumed the event , said Rajiv Deshpande Jt secretary of MSLTA and the tournament director of the event .
A special Committee under the chairmanship of Mr Sharad Kannamwar Life president MSLTA , Mr Deshpande and Mr Sheetal Bhosale has been formed to ensure the smooth conduct of the event , Mr Rakesh Patil of Nasik has been appointed as the referee of the event
Following are the Groups : A group PYC A , Combined Districts , Mumbai Suburban Tennis Association , PYC C
B Group : Khar Legends , CCI A , Nasik District , PYC B