GUWAHATI, Oct 27 � India Club will host two back-to-back All India Tennis Association (AITA) Championship Series Tournaments at their courts. The first tournament, for the boys and girls U-12 years, will be conducted from November 1 to 3 while the other tournament, for the boys and girls U-14 years, will kick-start on November 8.
Addressing a press conference, India Club president Prasanta Das said that the tournaments will carry AITA ranking points which help the players to uplift their ranking. The champions will pocket 15 points each while the runners-up players will walk away with 10 points. Likewise, the semifinalists and the quarterfinalists will gather seven and five points respectively.
The organisers are expecting 150 players from all over the country including all the top ranking players of the North-eastern States like Assam, Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura.
India Club secretary Anupam Choudhury and tournament director Gaurrav Chowdhury informed that All Assam Tennis Association will provide technical support in hosting the meet.
Anupam intimated that they have already named the India Club academy after Pulin Das and they are planning to lay synthetic turfs on the present clay courts to felicitate the young trainees with advanced infrastructure.