Caltex with Techron Serves Up the Action Again!(29 Apr 2011)
The ‘Caltex with Techron Tennis Open Championship 2010’ was held in December. The tennis fans were excited, the players were on the ball, and the action was unbeatable!
For 7 exciting days, players of different categories battled it out on the courts for a shot at the coveted championship title. With over 215 entries received in the various categories, there was plenty of action to go around! Winner of the Under-18 Singles, 17-year-old Samir, lit up the courts all the way till the Men’s Singles Semi-Finals, where he and Aqeel Khan put on an amazing show for spectators. New talent also stole the spotlight as Runner Up of the Men’s Singles, Faizan, wowed the crowds with his skills and amazing sportsmanship.
Each match was well received by fans as they packed in the arena seats, glued to the non-stop action. The closing matches were especially appreciated, as large numbers of spectators came out to watch players compete head-to-head for the trophy. The event also received substantial media coverage by leading newspapers, TV and radio channels that covered the results and highlights of the games, much to the delight of avid fans.
The ceremony concluded as the Chief Guest, Mohammad Zubair, distributed prizes and spoke about the importance of sports in the community, as well as Chevron’s role in making this event a reality.
Players expressed their gratitude towards Chevron for arranging such a well organized tournament and providing a platform upon which players can gain exposure on a national level.