Players from 20 countries to be seen in action at Gadre Marine MSLTA - ITF Grade 3 Junior Tennis Championship
Pune, November 28, 2023:  .Ivan Iutkin of Russia and Dune Vaissaud of France will Lead boys and girls from over 20  countries at the Gadre Marine MSLTA - ITF Junior Grade 3 U18 tennis Championships organized by  Deccan Gymkhana Under the auspices of ITF, Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association and Pune Metropolitan District Tennis Association to be played at the Deccan Gymkhana Tennis Courts from 2nd to 9th December 2023 .
The event, which is gaining popularity worldwide, will see players from around 20 countries this year in comparison to 11 countries last year, informed Tennis Secretary of the Deccan Gymkhana and Tournament Director Ashwin Girme  .   The qualifying rounds will  be played on 2nd December Saturday and 3rd December Sunday . The Main Rounds will start on 4th December Monday while finals will be played on 9th December 2023.
Mr Girme added that the event  will be an opportunity for the Indian Boys and girls to earn valuable ITF points playing in  home conditions.  The winners of the Boys and Girls event will be presented with the Late  MV Deo trophy , The Singles winner will get 100 ITF points, the runners up get 60 ITF points, while Doubles winner will get 75 points and the finalist will get 45 points.
Leading Indian juniors Kriish Tyagi .Cahir Warik,  Hitesh Chauhan , Debasis Sahoo, Rethin Pranav Senthil Kumar , Maaya Rajeshwaran Revathi ,  Tejasvi Dabas ,  Sohini Sanjay Mohanty , Kolhapur girl Aishwarya Jadhav  are players to look out for at this edition , Mr Girme said 
He also added" We would like to thank Arjun Gadre and Gadre Marine and the MSLTA for supporting the event for the last 9  years, the event has helped Indian players as this will be an opportunity for many of them to make points for the Australian Open Juniors event  in 2024" .
Mr Arjun Gadre MD of  Gadre Marine and keen tennis player himself who is also supporting growth of tennis in Goa said that the The 2023 edition of the tournament was great sign of the growing  popularity of the event we have received encouraging response from the participating countries where the top players are ready to battle for the title. I'm also happy that many young tennis players from Maharashtra  and India are benefited  due to our support to this event .  I am hopeful that the Indian players will benefit from the event. He also added that Gadre Marines have been supporting sports and also support Gadre Marine State Badminton event in Ratnagiri where the plant is situated .
Ashwinkumar Jangam, regional sales manager of Gadre Marine Exports added that all the players will benefit from the Healthy ready to eat Marine Products which will be offered to all the players in their menu  .  
Margot Phantala of France had lifted the girls singles crown while Aleksandar Daskalovic of Serbia lifted the boys singles crown at the last edition . Leena Nageshkar will be the Supervisor for the event.
Following are the probable seeding list:   
1.Ivan Iutkin(160), 2. Kriish Tyagi(Ind,178), 3.Cahir Warik(Ind,274), 4. Kazuma Kimura(JPN,276), 5. Hitesh Chauhan(Ind,280), 6. Debasis Sahoo(Ind,291), 7. Rethin Pranav Senthil Kumar(Ind, 309), 8. Juan Kim(Kor,327);
Girls: 1. Dune Vaissaud(FRA, 135), 2. Maaya Rajeshwaran Revathi(Ind,238), 3. Mandegar Farzami(IRI,304), 4. Tejasvi Dabas(Ind, 435), 5. Jo-Leen Saw(MAS,456), 6. Yasmin Vavrova(SVK,505), 7. Sohini Sanjay Mohanty(Ind, 528), 8. Leila Akhmetova(587).