A new tennis tournament in the name of “IAS Maldivian Tennis Championship” began on Thursday, with national airline ‘Maldivian’ as the main sponsor.
According to the agreement the tournament will be carried out till 2019.
On behalf of Island Aviation, Managing Director Abdul Haaris signed the agreement. The President of Tennis Association Ahmed Nazeer signed on their behalf.
Haaris said tennis is a sport that is gaining popularity in the Maldives, which is the main reason why Island Aviation extended aid to develop and encourage the sport in the country.
The tournament will be held from April 6 to 16. The tournament, divided into 10 categories, will be participated by a total of 68 women and 68 men.