PUNE: Solaris Club will be back in action when an estimated 150 odd junior hopefuls lock horns in the Solaris Club All India Ranking (U16) Championship Series Tennis Tournament 2018 beginning at Mayur Colony from May 5.
The championship for juniors is in its 11th year and comes close on the heels of a successful national senior men’s tennis tournament organised by the Solaris club in January 2017.
Some of the top Under-16 boys and girls from all over India will fight it out for the honours in singles as well as doubles. The Main Draw matches would be played on May 5 to May 7.
The Championship Series is the fourth tier of the All India Tennis Association’s (AITA) junior structure, which follows National Series and Super Series.
The winner of the singles title stands to gain 15 AITA points, the runners-up 10 points, while the semi-finalists will receive 7 points. The organisers have received entries from Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Delhi, Andhra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa.