5th Shaheed Benazir Bhutto National Ranking Tennis start from 16th Dec.


KARACHI -- The 5th Shaheed Benazir Bhutto National Ranking Tennis Championship 2019 will roll into action from December 16 to 22 at Islamabad Tennis Complex. The event include men's singles and doubles, ladies singles and doubles, 45+ doubles, junior U-10, U-14 and U-18, while sports journalists category and special persons event will also be included in the fifth edition. Senator Taj Haider, along with former Davis Cup coach Fazale Subhan and Hassan Baig, announced that: 'Like previous years, the Sindh government has released Rs 1.7 million, which were handed over to the ITC to conduct the event in a trend-setting manner. We are also inviting Iranian players to give this event an international touch, where more than Rs 1 million cash prizes along with trophies will be distributed.

'As a mark of respect to tennis great Senator Dilawar Abbas, Patron and former PTF president, who passed away recently, we have decided to include a special category to be named after him as a token of appreciation to the person, who had given his entire life to tennis and his one of the greatest achievements was the construction of Senator Dilawar Abbas PTF Complex, which will always remind his legacy to the generations to come,' he added. Taj Haider said, they are...

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