Sports: Tennis: STA organizes Westbury Tennis C’ship from Feb 22

Karachi: Sindh Tennis Association (STA) is organizing the 12th edition of Westbury Open Ranking Tennis Championship from February 22 here at Defense Authority Creek Club.

Pakistan’s top players, Aqeel Khan, Yasir Khan and Nomi Qamar have already confirmed their participation in the event. Aqeel has recently led Pakistan to a 3-2 victory against Vietnam in Davis Cup tie. He won two singles matches and won one doubles along with Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi.

The open events in the tournament include men’s singles, ladies singles, U17 singles, U15 singles, U13 singles, U11 singles, U9 singles and future league. The closed events include 40-plus doubles, 55-plus singles and 55-plus doubles.

The last date of entry in the event is February 20. All out station players will get will be provided with Rs 350 as daily allowance besides travelling allowances. Out station players, ball boys and coaches are all exempted from entry fee.

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