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AITA postpones national camp for elite players

The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has postponed the nationwide camp it had deliberate for the nation’s elite gamers from November 30 attributable to a current surge in COVID-19 circumstances within the nationwide capital.

Delhi’s tally crossed the five-lakh mark on Wednesday with 1000’s of recent circumstances being added in the previous couple of days. The nationwide capital additionally reported a file 134 deaths on Wednesday.

The AITA had laid out a plan for the top-20 elite males’s and girls’s gamers for the camp, which was to culminate with a nationwide championship within the singles format among the many assembled gamers in a bio-secure setting.

The deliberate 21-day camp was scheduled to start for the lads’s gamers from November 30 and was to be adopted by a ladies’s camp from January 4.

AITA secretary common Anil Dhupar, DLTA President Rohit Rajpal and former AITA president Anil Khanna had a gathering to take inventory of the scenario and determined to postpone the camp.

India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali even spent 5 days at DLTA to arrange the camp, overseeing the required preparations, however flew again to Bangalore after circumstances begin to rise in Delhi.

“The staff at both DLTA and AITA is shaken up. Life is important, so we have decided to postpone the camp. We were ready for it, a system with proper infrastructure was created but unfortunately we are postponing the camp,” Dhupar advised PTI.

“We will wait normalcy to return. Whenever players are comfortable to travel, we will re-schedule. We will see if we can follow the same order (men’s, women’s boys, girls) or change the sequence,” added Dhupar.

The AITA official additionally mentioned that each one these gamers who should not travelling had agreed to hitch the camp.

India’s prime males’s gamers, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan, are already competing on the ATP Challenger Tour whereas Sumit Nagal has been in Germany for coaching for a very long time.