Thursday, November 16, 2006

Sania to star in Videocon tennis tourney

Siliguri, Nov. 17 (PTI): Sania Mirza will be the chief attraction at the Videocon Invitation Challenge Tennis Tournament starting here tomorrow at the Siliguri indoor stadium.

Besides competing with the likes of Rushmi Chakravarthy, world no. 66 Sania will also play a friendly tie with men's doubles Grand Slam champions Mahesh Bhupathi in the event which is organised by the Siliguri Municipal Corporation.

The mayor of SMC, Bikash Ghosh, said that the tournament would be played on a special green sheet made of quality timbre used recently in the Sunfeast Open in Kolkata.

Altogether 11 singles and three doubles matches will be played, Ghosh said.

Tickets for the tournament had all been sold out, the Mayor said.

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