Punjab Lawn Tennis Association (PLTA) Secretary Rashid Malik on Saturday announced to resume tennis activities throughout the province from June 20.
Talking to GNN TV he said that "We are going to resume tennis academies with a Junior Tennis Summer Camp in collaboration with Sports Board Punjab (SBP) which will commence from June 20 and will end in August. I am really grateful to Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh for supporting us in conducting this activity, which will help us in finding and grooming young tennis players for the country.”
The former Davis Cup captain also revealed good news for tennis players and lovers saying, “The PLTA has done the homework of conducting four tournaments in a befitting manner and they will start with Tennis Lovers Punjab Junior Tennis Championship, which was stopped soon after its commencement due to rise in Covid-19 cases.
“Soon after this, the tennis Junior National Championship will be organized. I would like to thank Mr. Arif Saeed, who himself is a tennis and rugby player and also a keen supporter of sports activities, for sponsoring this tournament on annual basis and also playing active role in conducting different sports events across the country,” he asserted.
Report by: Anus Saeed