Three back-to-back $15,000 int’l tennis tournaments in Dec

ISLAMABAD: Three back-to-back International Tennis Federation’s (ITF) $15,000 tournaments would be staged in Islamabad in December.

Talking to reporter, Pakistan Tennis Federation (PTF) Secretary Sanaullah Aman said the first tournament would be played on December 4 while the second would be staged on December 11 and the third tournament kick off on December 18.

“The three tournaments would be played in Pakistan Sports Complex and PTF courts,” he said.

He said ITF referee who was present in Davis Cup final between Pakistan and Thailand here had said that Pakistan could hold any sort of international sports activities.

“ITF referee was very happy to see the best security arrangements in the final. The successful holding of Davis Cup final had led to allotment of more international events in Pakistan by ITF,” he said.

Sanaullah said foreign players would be seen in action in these three events while ITF officials would also visit here.

“Foreign players will be provided foolproof security and invitations will soon be sent to foreign players for participation in the tournaments,” he said.

He said preparations would start soon for the successful holding of the three tournaments and more courts would also be prepared for the tournaments.