EMMTC - MSLTA to host under 14  Junior Tennis Nationals at Aurangabad from October 21

Aurangabad, October 20, 2023: Over 160  Boys and Girls from all over the country will be seen in action at the EMMTC - MSLTA  organised Junior National Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under 14 which will be conducted under the Auspices of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the  Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) at the EMMTC Tennis complex in Aurangabad from 21st to  October 28, 2023.

Shivetj Shirfule of Maharashtra and Aahan of Odisha will lead the boys and the girls seeding list  In the eighth edition of the event which is being played on Clay courts of the EMMTC complex.

Mr. Sunder Iyer, Hon Secretary, MSLTA said a total scholarship of Rs 2 lakhs will be awarded as scholarships to players from the first round apart from attractive prizes and gifts from Enerzal and IndianTree who is providing Tshirts , Socks and Wristbands to all the participants . "

 " We are very happy as tennis  in the Marathwada region is growing with  many more  tennis courts , coaches , players the top seeded player in the Boys Shivtej Shirfule is from Marathwada Region

". We are thankful to Mrs Varsha Jain and Anurang 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.

While the Boys 14 main draw will be of 64, the Girls under 14 Main draws will be of 48, added Mr. Iyer.  The Qualifying rounds will be held on Cotober 21 and 22nd the main draws will start from Monday 23rd.  The winner gets a trophy, 200 AITA points, while the runner up will receive a trophy and 150 AITA Points.

Mrs Varsha Jain will be  the tournament director of the event  , while Sejal Kenia 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   comprising  of MSLTA  council member Ali Panjwani and Ashutosh Mishra has been set up for the smooth conduct of the event.