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  • THIS IS TO ADVICE ALL PLAYERS THAT WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, IT WILL BE MANDATORY FOR THE PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONALS ORGANISED BY ALL INDIA TENNIS ASSOCIATION IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR APPLYING FOR ANY ASSISTANCE/ GRANT FROM THE GOVERNMENT. PARTICIPATION IN NATIONALS WILL ALSO BE COMPULSORY TO BE SELECTED FOR THE TEAMS REPRESENTING INDIA, UNLESS BEING EXEMPTED BY ALL INDIA TENNIS ASSOCIATION. CURRENTLY THERE IS ALSO A PROVISION FOR GRANT FROM GOVERNMENT FOR SINGLES WINNER OF NATIONALS (ONLY MEN & WOMEN). THERE WILL BE SCOUTING OF PLAYERS FOR THE PROPOSED FORTHCOMING HIGH PERFORMANCE TENNIS CENTRE AT DLTA COMPLEX.
  • W.E.F. 15 SEP 17 THERE WILL BE NO MORE SIGN IN FOR QUALIFYING BY SENDING ENTRY FEES ONLINE FOR SS, NS & NATIONALS. PLAYERS HAVE TO PHYSICALLY SIGN IN AT THE VENUE.

Mini Tennis

This is a brand name given to the School Tennis Initiative (STI) or Mini Tennis Program of Indian Tennis. This Program is based on the School Tennis Initiative (STI) Program of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) which is an introduction of Tennis to children in schools. Presently, this scheme is being run in more than 100 schools in India with a participation of more than 1,00,000 children between the ages of 4-12 yr. This is done to take Tennis to the schools & masses.

AITA's Goal

  • To bring in about 500,000 kids by the end of 2005 and into Tennis, thus creating a depth for Tennis. This will increase the base of Tennis playing children.
  • As Tennis has an All round Development in a Child, this will make children more healthy Individuals in Future.
  • Have more Players in the Professional Circuit in the years to come.
  • To create an awareness of Tennis amongst Children especially those who don't have any tennis playing family member in the family.
  • To take Tennis to the Masses and Rural Places.
  • To make Tennis more affordable.
  • The best place to get children is Schools. Aim at staring Tennis in Schools.
  • Mini Tennis is the easiest and a fun way of introducing Tennis to Children in the age group of 4-8.
  • To Bring India into the top League of Tennis playing Nations in the World.

Any coach interested to start Mini Tennis in their hometowns may write to AITA through their State Association & request for the Mini Tennis Equipment.

Corporate wishing to support this Program may contact the Development Department of AITA at
Tel: 91-11-26176276 / 26179062 Fax: 26173159

E-mail: aita@aitatennis.com
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