Sania Mirza will be cheering on the Bengaluru side in the Tennis Premier League.
The eight teams competing are the Pune Jaguars, Bengaluru Spartans, Delhi Binny’s Brigade, Gujarat Panters, Mumbai Leon Army, Chennai Stallions, Rajasthan Tigers, and Finecab Hyderabad Strikers.
This season’s TPL features a wonderful mix of national and foreign players, including Prajnesh G, Ramkumar Ramanathan, Yuki Bhambri, Purnav Rana Jeevan N, and many others, who will compete at Celebration Sports Club beginning December 13 under the supervision of AITA and MSLTA.
Sania Mirza, an Indian tennis superstar, has agreed to sponsor the Bengaluru Spartans club in the forthcoming Tennis Premier League Season 3 (TPL). Sania Mirza, a six-time Grand Slam champion, is expected to be by her team’s side and give star power to the Bengaluru Spartans, which will begin on December 13th at the Celebrations Sports Club in Mumbai.
The Tennis Premier League, which was founded by Kunal Thakur, an ex-National level tennis player who currently runs a number of coaching academies around Mumbai, and Mrunal Jain, a TV actor, and entrepreneur, had two successful seasons in 2018 and 2019. The TPL will return in 2021, with tennis superstars like Sania Mirza in the mix, as well as notable coaches like Goran Ivanievi cheering on the other teams.
The TPL’s goal is to “popularise tennis as a sport analogous to cricket and football.” It features eight teams: the Pune Jaguars, Mumbai Leon Army, Finecab Hyderabad Strikers, Chennai Stallions, Rajasthan Tigers, Gujarat Panthers, Delhi Binny’s Brigade, and Bengaluru Spartans. TPL also plans to promote the country’s young promising players and help India’s top wheelchair players by making them household names and national celebrities, according to the league’s official website.
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“TPL is a very exciting format for me, and I’m really looking forward to this one-of-a-kind and spectacular format. I’ve never been a part of something like this before, and I’m really looking forward to it “In a video announcing her welcome message, Sania Mirza acknowledged it. Mirza has previously been a prominent member of the Indian Aces team in the Mahesh Bhupathi-founded International Tennis Premier League (IPTL) and has even played mixed doubles with tennis legend Roger Federer.
The TPL is still in its early phases, but it has huge hopes to become a launching platform for excellent players and a space to spot fresh and upcoming local talent, as well as promote the general culture of tennis in India, especially with Sania Mirza and other prominent Indian players in the mix “as read and reported by bridge. in”.