Essa Lab open national tennis tourney from May 3
KARACHI— The 4th Essa Lab Open National Juniors and Seniors Tennis Championships would commence from May 3 to 9 at Karachi Gymkhana ( KG). President Sindh Tennis Association, Khawaja Saeed Hai said this while addressing a press conference at KG on Friday.
Championship is being organized by Sindh Tennis Association under the auspices of Pakistan Tennis Federation ( PTF).
It is being sponsored by Dr Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic Center. He said that the Tennis was only game which was being played mostly across the country.
He said the sport is only activity which promotes healthy society in any country.
The government should focus on the sports and it would help them eliminating all kinds of social evils from the society, he remarked.
He urged the government to provide more facilities for sports as majority of youth can par- ticipate in the games.
He also urged the Business community and other organizations especially banking sector to invest in sports, adding if you look at the balance sheet of banks, you would find huge profit on it.
Speaking on the occasion, General Secretary PTF Khalid Rehmani said that they were working on various projects for promoting tennis games besides, they were working to open Tennis academy for the youth.
Dr Farhan from Dr Essa Laboratory and Diagnostic center said that they were not only sponsoring the championships but would also extend all kinds of support to the players.
National Ranking events would be held among Junior 18 Singles and Doubles, Girls 18 Singles and Doubles, 16 and under 16 singles, 14 and under 14 Singles, 12 and under singles, 10 and under Singles and Seniors 45 Doubles, seniors 55 doubles.— APP
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