It was a superb show. Players, parents and audience enjoyed it best,” says Rtn Bharat Parekh, President of RC Bombay Midcity, D 3141, referring to the inaugural edition of the Rotary Cup, an All India Ranking Championship Series under-14 Tennis Tournament conducted by the club in association with All India Tennis Association and Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association. Over 100 players from Maharashtra and Gujarat participated.
The club is now planning to conduct this tournament every year. District Governor Gopal Rai Mandhania says, “The idea behind this tournament is to groom and nurture young talents and give them a platform to showcase their potential and become future stars.”
Says Parekh, “Tennis is a great game. We want to make it as one of our flagship event to promote it under Rotary. In the coming years, we will also conduct tournament for under 16.”
The club also had organised a ‘Rotary Fellowship Tennis Tournament’ for Rotarians, Rotaractors and their family members.