• June 3rd, 2017 HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017 concludes

    June 3, 2017, Pune, India: HCL, a leading global conglomerate, today announced the winners of the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017 at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune. The championship which kick started on May 29th, 2017 saw participation from over 100 Indian and international players in the Singles and Doubles categories for both boys and girls.Mr. Nikhil Kanetkar was the Chief Guest for the event and Hon’ble Secretary of the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association, Sunder Iyer and Sundar Mahalingam, Chief Strategy Officer, HCL Corporation and Shiv Nadar Foundation were the guest of honors.

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    May 24th, 2017 Top International Players to Compete at the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017

    HCL, a leading global conglomerate, is set to hostthe HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017, the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for the U/18 category. The Championship is being heldin association with the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association and under the aegis of theInternational Tennis Federation (ITF); Asian Tennis Federation (ATF); and All India Tennis Association (AITA). This is the only B1 category tournament in India, and will take place from May 29 to June 03, 2017 atShree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune.Players from 11 countries in the region (Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, Philippines, Hong-Kong, Malaysia, China, Sri Lanka, Iran and India) are participating in the Championship.

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    November 28th, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Masters 2016 – Visit by Stefan Hermann

    Mr. Stefan Hermann, former ATP player and once having a world record for doing maximum number of rallies, spoke to parents and participants at the HCL Tennis Junior Tour & Masters on 21st & 22nd November 2016, respectively. Stefan shared a few secrets on “How to achieve more with less effort?”. He also spoke about how he created the world record, how to generate more top spin in the game, mental aspects of tennis and the importance of physical fitness in tennis. He also spoke about his days in the tennis circuit. Needless to say the kids were all very excited and gained immensely from the interaction.

    Stefan Hermann spoke to The Sports Mirror in an exclusive interview.

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    November 28th, 2016 HCL Tennis Masters 2016 seeks to inspire young children

    Isn’t it the best feeling in this world when you finally achieve the dreams you longed for, or even reached a point in life that was beyond your imagination?

    Four young tennis players earned themselves an all-expense paid one-week training program at the Rafa Nadal Academy in Spain after battling it out in the finals of the HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters at the Shiv Nadar University on Friday, November 25, 2016.

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    November 26th, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016 – Day 5 (Finals)

    HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters, a national-level, four- city tour culminating into the Masters, held at the Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida. The Masters was held from November 21-25 with knockout matches being played by the top 16 players in each category (U/12 and U/14 for both boys and girls). These top 16 players were identified basis the AITA points collected by them during the HCL Tennis Junior Tour held across four cities – Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Pune from August 29 to September 30.

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    November 25th, 2016 HCL National Tennis Junior Tour & Masters Concludes With Hard Fought Finals

    November 25, 2016, New Delhi, India: HCL, a leading global conglomerate, today announced the winners of the HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters, a national-level, fourcity tour culminating into the Masters, held at the Shiv Nadar University. The winners were felicitated by, Mahesh Bhupathi, India’s first Grand Slam tournament winner and
    Roshni Nadar Malhotra, Executive Director and CEO, HCL Corporation.The four winners (boys and girls in the U/12 and U/14 categories) of the HCL Tennis Junior Tour & Masters will be sent for an all-expense paid one-week training program to the RafaNadal Academy in Spain. The runners-up will be sent to an all-expense paid two-week training program to Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies’ high performance center in Kochi.

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    November 25th, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016 – Day 4

    Players played for the last two spots in the tournament and secure their place to be part of the finals on the day 4 of the HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016 at the Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida. Aakarsh Gaonkar is on his peak form. He beat the first seeded player Ayushmann Arjeria in first round creating a upset for sure and now has reached the finals of the tournament beating Arjun Premkumar(Seeded 4) by 6-1, 6-1. He inspires a lot from Micheal Jordan and Roger Federer. Rahul Pamei had beaten Second seed L N Nithis Balaaji in the quarters and was coming into this match with confidence and he showed it in the semfinals too by wrapping up the match in straight sets beating Wyatt Obrien 44 6-4, 6-0

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    November 22nd, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016 – Day 1 kicks off with some fascinating encounters

    The HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016, New Delhi – national level competition, began in Noida today. It was organised under the aegis of All India Tennis Association (AITA), with support from the respective state tennis associations and Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) as the knowledge partner.With this tournament, HCL Enterprise, in association with Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies, is offering a platform to young tennis players at the grass root level with proper training & financial support and giving them a golden opportunity to showcase their talent.

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    November 14th, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters 2016: Nurturing young tennis stars

    And while we marvel at the skills on display, few really understand how these players attain such a level of expertise. One thing we do know is that they all start at a very young age.

    The HCL Tennis Junior Tour – national level competition, began in Chennai on the 30th of August 2016 and subsequently travelled to Kolkata, Lucknow and culminated in Pune. It was organized under the aegis of All India Tennis Association (AITA), with support from the respective state tennis associations and Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) as the knowledge partner.

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    September 30th, 2016 HCL Tennis Junior Tour Concludes Successfully In Pune

    30 September, 2016, Pune, India: HCL, a leading global conglomerate today announced the successful completion of theHCL Tennis Junior Tour. The tour began in Chennai on the 30th of August and subsequently travelled to Kolkata, Lucknow and culminated in Pune.Mr. Sandeep Kirtaneattended the Pune closing ceremony as the Chief Guest, Anand
    Tulpule, Life Vice President at Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) and Sudhir Ranade, Tournament Director for the event and Secretary of Deccan Gymkhana Clubattended the closing ceremony as the Guest of Honours and awarded winners with the winning trophies, certificates and merchandises.

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    August 24th, 2016 HCL announces national tennis junior tour and masters

    HCL, a leading global conglomerate today announced the launch of HCL Tennis Junior Tour and Masters in the city. The national level tour is scheduled from 29th August to 30th September, 2016 and will witness four championship series (CS 7) tournaments across Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow and Pune.

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    August 2nd, 2016 HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge ends on a high note

    HCL Inter School Tennis Challenge, an initiative of HCL in association with the Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies that kicked off on 27th July, ended today on a high note. This large-scale school-level tennis tournament, which is a first of its kind in India, was being held at the DLTA Tennis Courts, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi.

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    July 16th, 2016 HCL announces India’s major inter-school tennis tournament in the National Capital Region

    HCL today announced its partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) to promote tennis among school children and identify and nurture new talent. On the occasion, HCL and MBTA also announced the “Inter School Tennis Challenge” – a large-scale school-level tennis tournament to be held from July 27 – August 2, 2015 in the National Capital Region.

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    July 16th, 2016 HCL announces India`s major inter-school tennis tournament in the National Capital Region

    HCL today announced its partnership with Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA) to promote tennis among school children and identify and nurture new talent. On the occasion, HCL and MBTA also announced the “Inter School Tennis Challenge” – a large-scale school-level tennis tournament to be held from July 27 – August 2, 2015 in the National Capital Region.

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    March 4th, 2016 In conversation with sundar mahalingam on the HCL inter school tennis challenge

    Following on from the success of last year’s inaugural edition, the 2016 HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge ushered in another round of opportunity for young tennis stars to showcase their talent. Held at the Sri Ramachandra University in Chennai, this year’s edition saw young boys and girls from over 50 schools participating, including prominent ones such as St. Michaels, Sishya, Velammal, Good Shepherd, Padma Seshadri and Kendriya Vidyalaya.

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    February 28th, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016 – day 6

    V.M. Sandeep and Sruthi Pandithurian claimed the top prizes in the U-14 category of the 2016 HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge on the final day of the tournament here at the Sri Ramachandra University tennis courts in Chennai.

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    February 27th, 2016 HCL inter-school tennis challenge concludes in Chennai

    HCL Inter School Tennis Challenge, an initiative of HCL ended today on a high spirited note. The tournament was conducted with Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA), which is the knowledge partner of the event. This large- scale school-level tennis tournament, which kicked off on 22nd February, was being held at Sri Ramachandra University. Ms. Rushmi Chakravarthi, Former India No. 1 player and winner of record 45 ITF Women’s Circuit titles was the Chief Guest for the finals and felicitated the winners.

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    February 26th, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016, day 5

    Velammal Matric became the first winners at this year’s HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge here in Chennai when their team triumphed in the Girls U-14 team event final.

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    February 26th, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016 – day 4

    The Girls U-12 title at the HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge 2016 will be contested between Ananya from SBOA and Tentu Shrichandrakala from Sacred Heart Matriculation after they made it to the finale coming through their respective semifinals.

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    February 25th, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016 – day 3

    The top players at the tournament were in action on day three of the 2016 HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge here in Chennai, at the tennis courts inside Sri Ramachandra University. After Day 2 was headlined by the girls, the boys made a reappearance today.

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    February 24th, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016 – day 2

    The girls in the under-14 and under-12 categories took to the courts on day two of the 2016 HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge here in Chennai at the Sri Ramachandra University. After the boys had had their day out in the sun on day one, it was the turn of the girls.

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    February 23rd, 2016 HCL inter school tennis challenge 2016 – day 1

    The second edition of the HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge got underway for the second time here in Chennai yesterday, after the inaugural edition in the NCR region last year. With this tournament, HCL Enterprise is offering a platform to young tennis players and giving them a golden opportunity to showcase their talent.

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    February 16th, 2016 HCL brings its inter-school tennis challange to Chennai

    HCL, a leading global conglomerate today announced the launch of the second edition of HCL Inter School Tennis Challenge in the city. The tournament is conductedwith Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies (MBTA),which is the knowledge partner of the event. It will promote tennis among school children and will aim to identify and nurture new talent.

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