AITA nominates Somdev Devvarman for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award

Apart from Somdev, the AITA has recommended the name of yesteryear star Vijay Amritraj for the Dhyan Chand Award.

updated: May 02, 2013 17:32 IST
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New Delhi: Somdev Devvarman might have led a players' rebellion against the national tennis federation but AITA has recommended his name for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for the year 2013.

Somdev has achieved some great results on the ATP tour as well as in the multi-discipline games for India after turning a pro. He won the singles gold in 2010 Commonwealth Games and gold in both singles and doubles in the Guangzhou Asian Games the same year.

Early this year, through a rebellion he forced AITA to improve playing conditions with regard to the Davis Cup.

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