ISLAMABAD: The fifth edition of the Kulsum Saifullah Khan National Ranking Tennis Championships will commence here at the Pakistan Tennis Complex from January 13-19.

The Grade-A tournament will feature several events in various categories. The tournament will be played on ‘Plexipave Cushion Prestige’ surface of the courts at the SDA-PTF Tennis Complex, Islamabad.

According to a Pakistan Tennis Federation statement, this tournament is ‘among the leading prestigious events in the tennis calendar’, organised by the federation’s president Salim Saifullah Khan’s family in memory of their mother, the late Begum Kulsum Saifullah Khan. Salim announced a total prize money of Rs800,000.

The events will be contested in the men’s singles and doubles, ladies singles and doubles. In the juniors categories, Boys’ U-18 and U-14 and Boys’ and Girls’ U-12 and U-10 events will be played. The event will also feature Seniors 45+ doubles.

Published in Dawn, January 13th, 2020


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