More than 240 students from across the country and the UAE have registered to participate in the CISCE National Sports & Games Tennis Tournament 2022 under the aegis of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) in the boys & girls under 14, 17 & 19 categories. The event was inaugurated on Monday by Manoj Tiwary, Minister of State for Sports in West Bengal, and tennis star Nitin Kirtane at Bengal Tennis Association, Kolkata.
The winners of the tourney will get an opportunity to represent the CISCE at the Khelo India games. Around 250 students from 12 zones will be participating in the event. The tournament, which ends on September 30, will see the presence of former tennis player Jaidip Mukerjea.
Speaking on the occasion Ajay Chopra, secretary & administrator, St Francis Xavier School, Salt Lake said, “It is a matter of great pride and privilege for St. Francis Xavier School to host the CISCE National Lawn Tennis Tournament 2022, which is seeing tremendous participation from all over India and even the UAE. Approximately 250 participants have registered for the tournament after winning at the regional level games organized in the 12 zones,” he said.