Chennai Open and its memorable journey


Sporting events with permanent slots on the calendar always possess a certain romantic feel. Chennai Open, which would often usher in the New Year, was one such event; like the Boxing Day Test at the MCG, or the Christmas period fixtures in the Premier League.

With the tournament now set to be reborn as the Maharashtra Open in Pune, there were a flood of memories gushing out from fans and players alike.

The tournament has always been close to the heart of tennis fans in the city. A recap of the memorable events during its 21-year history.

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