Indian players relish playing ATP Challenger events at home

As many as three ATP Challenger events are taking place in India and domestic players see them as golden opportunities to improve their rankings. They however also say that such initiatives should be more regular.

updated: February 20, 2014 16:17 IST
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New Delhi: For many years now, the Chennai Open has been India's only ATP tournament. And while it's difficult and expensive to get another similar tournaments, the All India Tennis Association (AITA) has not done much in getting smaller tournaments here either.

Until now.

India is currrently hosting three back-to-back ATP Challenger tournaments. The last of the three tournaments is a 100,00 USD event, and is currently underway in Delhi. And while the tournament may not boast of big names, it is a huge boost for India's domestic players.

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