Digital Desk, Pune. Punjab Tigers is the latest franchise that has become a part of Tennis Premier League and is all set to compete in the fourth season of India’s premier tennis tournament.
TPL is returning for its fourth season this year, which will be held in Pune from December 7 to December 11.
Punjab Tigers will take on Pune Jaguars co-owned by Sonali Bendre and Mumbai Leon Army co-owned by Leander Paes.
All the franchises will play a total of four matches to qualify for the semi-finals. Men’s singles, women’s singles, mixed doubles and men’s doubles will be played between each of the franchises. There will be 80 points at stake in each match between the two franchises, where each match will be worth 20 points.
All the Tennis Premier League matches will be played at Balewadi Stadium in Pune. Tennis Premier League will be organized in association with All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA).
The Punjab Tigers co-owner expressed his happiness on being a part of the Tennis Premier League, he said, “I have been a sportsperson and an athlete all my life. In my youthful days, I played national level sports so, I know how important sports with added value are in one’s life.
Actress Taapsee Pannu co-owns Punjab Tigers with Raminder Singh.
She said, I have always been fond of sports and fitness. I believe that sports not only have the power to help a person achieve physical fitness, but great mental fitness as well. I am very excited for the league to start as I get immersed in the match well. I am sure the league will further help us to explore the potential of tennis in India.
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