The All India Tennis Affiliation (AITA) has postponed the nationwide camp it had deliberate for the nation’s elite gamers from November 30 attributable to a latest surge in COVID-19 circumstances within the nationwide capital.
Delhi’s tally crossed the five-lakh mark on Wednesday with 1000’s of contemporary circumstances being added in the previous few days. The nationwide capital additionally reported a report 134 deaths on Wednesday.
The AITA had laid out a plan for the top-20 elite males’s and girls’s gamers for the camp, which was to culminate with a nationwide championship within the singles format among the many assembled gamers in a bio-secure atmosphere.
The deliberate 21-day camp was scheduled to start for the lads’s gamers from November 30 and was to be adopted by a ladies’s camp from January 4.
AITA secretary normal Anil Dhupar, DLTA President Rohit Rajpal and former AITA president Anil Khanna had a gathering to take inventory of the scenario and determined to postpone the camp.
India’s Davis Cup coach Zeeshan Ali even spent 5 days at DLTA to arrange the camp, overseeing the required preparations, however flew again to Bangalore after circumstances begin to rise in Delhi.
“The employees at each DLTA and AITA is shaken up. Life is essential, so we’ve got determined to postpone the camp. We had been prepared for it, a system with correct infrastructure was created however sadly we’re suspending the camp,” Dhupar informed PTI.
“We are going to wait normalcy to return. At any time when gamers are comfy to journey, we are going to re-schedule. We are going to see if we will comply with the identical order (males’s, ladies’s boys, women) or change the sequence,” added Dhupar.
The AITA official additionally stated that every one these gamers who usually are not travelling had agreed to affix the camp.
India’s prime males’s gamers, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan, are already competing on the ATP Challenger Tour whereas Sumit Nagal has been in Germany for coaching for a very long time.