The third edition of Essa Lab Open Juniors and Seniors National Ranking Tennis Championships will be held here at Karachi Gymkhana from May 16 to 22.

The national ranking events to be competed in are junior 18 boys, junior 18 girls, 16 and under singles, 14 and under singles, 12 and under singles, 10 and under singles, seniors 45 singles, senior 35 doubles and junior 18 doubles.

Men’s singles and men’s doubles will also be contested and will be considered as Sindh ranking events.

Meanwhile, special player events, namely girls hearing impairment singles and boys intellectually challenged singles will also be organized. These special athletes will also be given basic tennis coaching.

The tournament carries a prize purse of Rs 100,000 and daily allowance of Rs 600 per day until elimination will be given to all juniors main draw out station players.

Travelling allowance will also be given to all main draw out station junior players and conveyance to all special athletes and their coaches.

The organizing committee will be headed by Saeed Hai while Gulzar Firoz, Naheed Memon, Altaf Hussain and Arif Anis will be vice presidents.

All entries should be sent to Muhammad Khalid Rehmani, Referee and Tournament Director.