ABOUT HCL TENNIS
HCL, a leading global conglomerate with annual revenues of over US $8 billion, is committed to its core belief of `touching lives` and works towards promoting sports to inculcate a spirit of sportsmanship in our society. Through partnerships with academies, societies and sports federations, HCL is investing into Tennis, Bridge and Squash. It has also tied up with Olympic Gold Quest to support potential Indian athletes in their pursuit to win Olympic gold medals. HCL's association with Tennis started in 2015 through the HCL Inter-School Tennis Challenge that aimed at inspiring young tennis players in the age group of U-12 and U-14 to play Tennis and help nurture and develop their skills. In 2016, HCL launched the Junior Tour and Masters, a national level competition across five cities - Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Pune and Greater Noida. It was being organized under the aegis of the All India Tennis Association (AITA), with support from the respective state tennis associations and the Mahesh Bhupathi Tennis Academies as the knowledge partner. In 2017, HCL hosted the Asian Junior Tennis Championship which is the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for the U/18 category. This was the only B1 category tournament in India, held in association with the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association and under the aegis of the International Tennis Federation (ITF); Asian Tennis Federation (ATF); and All India Tennis Association (AITA). This year in Oct 2018 HCL is hosting the second edition of the Asian Junior Championship.