Sports: Tennis: Earth Day National Ladies, Junior Tennis C’ship from Apr 21


Karachi: Subh-e-Nau Earth Day National Ladies and Juniors Tennis Championship will run from April 21 to 25 at PTF Tennis Complex in Islamabad.

Subh-e-Nau, an environment and public health concern has been working in the areas of environment, public health sports promotion and disability for the last two decades.

The tournament will be first of its kind celebrating Earth Day and will be planting more than 500 trees in the vicinity of Islamabad.

“With this tournament, we aim to promote from grass root level and also among women. We are also looking forward to educate people about the importance of greenery around us,” Shahida Kausar Farooq, Chairperson Subh-e-Nau said.

She added that this tournament will be competed in five different categories. The events include ladies’ singles, ladies’ doubles, junior U-18 singles, junior U-18 doubles and U-14 singles.

Top seeded players have confirmed their entries in the event. The tournament offers a prize purse of rupees 150,000.

Mahvish Chishtie will be the tournament coordinator. Interested players are advised to send their entries to Shehzad Akhter Alvi, tournament referee.

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