The All India Tennis Association (AITA) announced that it was the first country in Asia to get an ITF silver certification for its coaches education system, in a press conference here on Saturday.

The secretary general of the AITA, Bharat Oza, who had initiated the coaches education in the country way back in 2000, addressed the media and said that it was a proud moment for India.

The certification from the International Tennis Federation (ITF), not only meant confirmation of quality education of the coaches, but it would also help India cater to the region for coaches education.

It will be less expensive as national tutors can conduct the course.

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