Jr tennis tourney in city|
GUWAHATI, Oct 12 - The 2nd Guwahati Open Junior Tennis Championship will be organised by the Guwahati Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) at the Nurul Amin Tennis Complex in RG Baruah Sports Complex here from October 26 to 30. The tournament will feature boy’s and girl’s singles – U-18, 14, 12 years. All winners will be awarded with cash scholarship. The championship will carry a total purse of Rs 2 lakh as scholarship money. The winners in boy’s and girl’s U-18 category will receive Rs 10,000 and runner-up will receive Rs 7,000 while in the U-14 category the winner will receive Rs 7,000 and runner-up will receive Rs 6,000 respectively.
In the U-12 group, the winner will pocket Rs 6,000 and runner-up will get Rs 5,000 respectively. An organising committee has been formed with Kalyan Kumar Das as chairman, Anirban Das and Kishore Jayanta Madhab as vice-chairman and Nabajyoti Kalita as organising secretary, stated a GLTA release.