Lucknow: After hosting the ITF Men’s Future Tennis Tournament last year, now the city of Nawabs, Lucknow will host the Asian Under-14 and Under-16 Boys and Girls Tennis Tournament. The matches of this tournament will be played on the tennis court located at Gomtinagar Vijayantakhand Stadium.
According to the information, first the Asian Under-16 Tennis Tournament and then the Asian Under-14 Tennis Tournament will be held in the month of September and October. All India Tennis has handed over the hosting of this prestigious tennis tournament to the Uttar Pradesh Tennis Association.
Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Tennis Association, Puneet Agarwal said that the first Asian Under-16 Tennis Tournament will have qualifiers on September 24 and 25. This will be followed by the main draw matches from 26 September to 1 October.
This will be followed by the Asian Under-14 Tennis Tournament in the first week of October. Under this, the qualifiers will be held on October 1 and 2, while the main draw will be held from October 3 to 8. He said that many foreign players will participate in this prestigious tournament, so we will leave no stone unturned to host.
He said that in both the tournaments, there will be a 32-32 main draw in boys and girls category. In this, some players will get entry in the main draw from the qualifiers. Apart from this, some players will also get wild card entry.
About hosting this tournament, Uttar Pradesh Tennis Association President Navneet Sehgal said that the said tournament will be organized in a dignified manner.