A doubles charity tennis tournament was organized on 16th April and 17th April by the combined efforts of the embassies of Serbia, Guatemala, Chile and Bosnia & Herzegovina and Sulabh Sanitation Mission Foundation.A total of 14 sponsors including logistics sponsors also came forward to make this event a success. The aim was to raise enough money to make one entire Indian village open-defecation free.
The tournament was started on 16th April. The league matches were played at R.K. Khanna Tennis Stadium, New Delhi and Semi-finals & Final were played on 17th April at the Embassy of Serbia, New Delhi. A total of around 50 players participated in the tournament and out of which four players reached the final. The final match was played between Mr. Tsuyoshi Kunikane along with Mr.Jyota Yamamoto and Mr. Andres Barbe (Ambassador of Chile in India) along with Mr. AdityaKhanna. The winner of the tournament were Mr. Andres Barbe and Mr. Aditya Khanna and runner-ups were Mr. Tsuyoshi Kunikane and Mr. Jyota Yamamoto.
The final match was followed by the award ceremony in which the chief guest of the function Mr. Kiran Rijiju (Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India) gave the awards to the winners and runner ups. The winners and runner-ups were presented a winner trophy and runner-up trophy respectively. They were also presented tennis rackets and balls for their participation in the final.
The representatives from other embassies who supported the cause were also present in the function and they were given the framed letter of invitation and appreciation by the chief guest. The sponsorship shields were also given by Mr. Rijiju to all the sponsors including logistics sponsors.
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