The TDTA also organised its annual events during the year – district-level tournaments for juniors, men (singles and doubles), men’s league and seniors league.

The Tiruchi District Tennis Association (TDTA) signed off the 2011-12 season with a league tennis tournament for seniors, which concluded at the Officers Club here on Sunday.

“It was a momentous 2011-12 for TDTA as we organised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s Futures tennis tournament in April this year. It enabled Tiruchi city to find a place on the world map of tennis,” said K.Neethi, president, TDTA.

District-level tourneys

The TDTA also organised its annual events during the year – district-level tournaments for juniors, men (singles and doubles), men’s league and seniors league. The men’s league featured six teams, while three teams took part in the seniors’ league.

“The competitive spirit of the players came to the fore during the tournaments that successfully served as a platform for them to showcase their skills,” Mr. Neethi added. A.Amalraj, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Tiruchi Range, gave away the prizes in the presence of C.Jayabalan, Commandant, Tamil Nadu Special Police; Ravi Murugaiah, chairman, Vasan Estates; S.Viswanathan, secretary, TDTA; and S. Ashok Kumar, treasurer.

The winners:

Men: Singles: Aravind (City Club); Doubles: Dr.John Selvakumar Pandian and Sandeep Dharma (Officers Club). League: Men: Officers Club. Seniors: Officers Club and Union Club.

Juniors: Under-16: J. Hareesh Kumar (St. John’s Vestry Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School), Under-14: R. Adarsh Srinivas (Campion Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School), Under-12: R.S. Rajesh Kannan (Campion Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School).