104th Colombo Tennis Championship begins | Daily News


 

104th Colombo Tennis Championship begins

The President of SLTA (Playing Section) Ayendra Bandaranaike (third from left) receiving the sponsorship cheque from Managing Director of Vision Care (Pvt) Ltd Janaka Fonseka (second from right) at a media briefing held at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association on Wednesday. Also in the picture are (from left) Director of 3G Sports Surya Bibile, General Secretary of SLTA (Playing Section) Pradeep Gunasekara, Marketing and Customer Care Assistant Manager of Vision Care Dlon Nedorff and Tournament Director Udith Wi
The President of SLTA (Playing Section) Ayendra Bandaranaike (third from left) receiving the sponsorship cheque from Managing Director of Vision Care (Pvt) Ltd Janaka Fonseka (second from right) at a media briefing held at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association

The most popular tennis tournament in the country, Colombo Championships is being held from July 5 to July 21 for the 104th year at the SLTA (playing section) Courts at Greenpath.

The tournament has attracted the cream of the tennis players in the country as it has been graded as category ‘A’ tournament.

Events ranging from Juniors (Under 12 to 18 Boys/Girls), Men’s, Women’s and Veterans (for over 35, 45, 55 and 65) are being held, giving every segment of the tennis playing community an opportunity to participate.

The premier eye care provider “Vision Care” will be the principal sponsor of the tournament for the 4th consecutive year and also supported by the ever-supportive “Perera and Sons” while “Head” is the official ball sponsor.

Managing Director of Vision Care Janaka Fonseka said, “We are happy to be involved with this prestigious tournament this year too.

We believe sport is vital for the health of the nation and are strongly committed to supporting the Colombo Championships, which has history way back to 104 years. We at Vision Care believe that tennis provides an opportunity for not only the youth, but every age category to participate in an outdoor and healthy sporting activity and as a company doing our bit by promoting good health through sports.”

The Tennis 10’s Tournament of the Colombo Championships will be held from July 26 to 28.


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