AITA to host Seven ITF Pro events in first quarter of 2022
The All India Tennis Association (AITA) announces seven ITF World Tennis Tour events, carrying total prize money of $115,000, scheduled to be held in February and March in India.
The events will be held at seven cities – Jhajjar, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, New Delhi, Bhopal and Bengaluru, in that order, with first four events being Women’s and the last three for Men.
As per the schedule approved by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for the first quarter of 2022, the Indian swing of seven tournaments begins on 7th February at Jhajjar with a Women’s $15,000 tournament. This will be followed by two more Women’s $15,000 tournaments in Gurugram (week of 14th Feb) and Ahmedabad (21st Feb onward). Nagpur city, in Maharashtra, will be the fourth and final Women’s tournament host on the schedule with a prize purse of $25,000 and it will be held in the week of 28th February.
In the same week, Men’s events will begin with New Delhi being the first stop of the Men’s tournaments calendar. From 7th March onward, Bhopal will be the host city while the final tournament of the Indian leg will be held at Bengaluru from 14th March.
All of the Men’s tournaments carry equal prize purse of $15,000.
Below is the schedule of International Professional tournaments on the ITF World Tennis Tour schedules in February and March 2022:
|S. No||Week of||Tournament||City|
|1||07 Feb 2022||ITF Women’s $15,000||Jhajjar|
|2||14 Feb 2022||ITF Women’s $15,000||Gurugram|
|3||21 Feb 2022||ITF Women’s $15,000||Ahmedabad|
|4||28 Feb 2022||ITF Women’s $25,000||Nagpur|
|5||28 Feb 2022||ITF Men’s $15,000||New Delhi|
|6||07 Mar 2022||ITF Men’s $15,000||Bhopal|
|7||14 Mar 2022||ITF Men’s $15,000||Bengaluru|