Vijay Amritraj

CHENNAI: India's erstwhile tennis capital Chennai will see the return of an international tournament for the first time since 2017 with a WTA 250 event to be held here from September 26 to October 2.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin handed over the approval letter from the state government to hold the event to Indian tennis legend Vijay Amritraj, who is also Tamil Nadu Tennis Association president, here on Saturday, The Hindu reports.

The Tamil Nadu government will be the lead sponsor for the $250,000 event — India’s first-ever WTA 250 tournament.

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Nov 27, 2021 07:11
CHENNAI: Indian tennis great Vijay Amritraj will continue to be the president of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association for another three years from 2021 to 2024. He was elected unanimously at TNTA's 95th AGM.
Sep 21, 2018 10:09
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Sep 07, 2018 15:09
TENNIS ICON Vijay Amritraj spoke to reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration of the 41st National Convention of the Sports Journalists Federation of India and presentation of the SJFI's inaugural Gold Medal to him in Bengaluru for his overall contribution to tennis and promotion of the sport through the media.  Excerpts: Your views on the new Davis Cup format?