Novices Tennis Tourney from December 4
The Annual Novices Tennis Tournament organized by Otter Aquatic Club
will open the doors for players who do not have any ranking points from
Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) could participate in this tennis.
The tournament will be held at Otter's Tennis court from December 4 to
Committee Member Rajkumar, tournament referee Awantha
Suranimala, tournament Secretary Sriyani Gunaratne and
Otter’s Tennis Secretary Mary Abdeen at the press briefing.
There will be four age categories of 8, 10, 12 and 14 years for boys
and girls singles to compete. One player is eligible to participate in
only two events. Entries will be close on November 29 at 6.00 pm and the
draw will take place on December 2 at 5.00 pm at the club house.
Tournament Secretary Sriyani Gunawardena explained their objective is
to promote tennis by giving the exposure to young players who are keen
on the sport but not obtained SLTA ranking points. "Last year over 300
entries were received and we expect a good response this year as well,"
said the tournament Secretary during the press briefing on Thursday at
the Otter Aquatic Club.
The winner and runner-up of each event will receive trophies while
all the participants will walk away with a certificate. The tournament
is sponsored by 3G Sports dealers of sports goods.
Otter's tennis Secretary Mary Abdeen, referee for the tournament
Awantha Suranimala and tournament committee member Rajkumar were present
at the press conference.