Nutrine to send sub-junior tennis champs to Australian Open

Nutrine to send sub-junior tennis champs to Australian Open

MUMBAI: The director of Nutrine Confecstionery, Dinesh Reddy, has plans up his sleeve for the winners of the Nutrine Naturo Sub-Junior Tennis Championships.

Reddy will personally fund a Bonus Grand Slam trip for the four winners of the Nutrine Naturo Masters. The event, conducted for players within 12 and 14 years of age, takes place at the Nike - Bhupathi Tennis Village, Bangalore, from 29 September.

Reddy made the announcement through Globosport which manages the event country-wide in conjunction with All India Tennis Association (AITA) and the Tennis Village.

An official release informs that the tour director, Krishna Bhupathi has spoken to Paul McNamee who is the director of the first Grand Slam of the year The Australian Open. The four winners will visit Melbourne and spend five days watching the likes of Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters play. They will also visit the Rod Laver Arena in the Melbourne Park and interact with some of the greats.

Details of the of Nutrine Masters are available on the AITA website .The last Zonal is currently in progress in Kolkata. The present standings based on Nutrine circuit points are already available on the AITA website. All four events will have qualifying rounds. Players who participate in one or more Nutrine zonals will be given priority entry into both main draw and qualifying rounds. The tour director has four Wild Cards for each event.