CICT donates wheelchairs to SLTA

A donation of three brand new wheelchairs that were made in Malaysia has been handed over to the top 3 wheel chair tennis players in Sri Lanka, Suresh Ranaweera (ITF WCT rank 101), Suresh Dharmasena (ITF WCT rank 62),...
Wimbledon

Wimbledon cancelled due to coronavirus – where does that leave tennis in 2020?

Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since World War Two because of the coronavirus pandemic. The tournament was due to be played between 29 June and 12 July. The entire grass-court season has been abandoned, and there will be...

Sri Lanka Girls fall back to pre-qualifying

The World Juniors final qualifiers have not been Sri Lanka’s greatest bet this year as the girls’ team joins the boys in pre-qualifiers, next year. Sri Lanka was pooled in with Philippines, New Zealand and Indonesia for the first...

HNB & Hutch empower Clay Court Nationals 2020

Hatton National Bank and Hutch Telecommunications joined hands with the Sri Lanka Tennis Association as Main Sponsors of the Clay Court Nationals Tennis Tournament 2020. The tournament will be held from the 13th – 26th March at the SLTA. Photos:...
Sri Lanka Tennis

A fresh facelift for SLTA with newly appointed Director of Administration

The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) has appointed Guyanga Weerasekera as its Director Administration.  The management of SLTA has done well to keep its talent around to assume management duties. One such talent is Guyanga Weerasekara, a reputed coach to...
Neyara Weerawansa

Lankan Neyara Weerawansa wins ITF Juniors in Thailand

Sri Lanka’s Neyara Weerawansa did her country proud when she won the Girls’ Singles of the ITF Asia 14 & Under Championship Division II in Thailand defeating Maria Breidy of Lebanon in the finals. A team of six players...

World’s No. 1 tests positive for COVID-19 after controversial charity tourney

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena have tested positive for Corona virus after the controversial Adria Tour. Djokovic is the 4th player to go down this road in the pro circuit. While Djokovic and his wife have been infected,...

Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open after five-set epic

Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut Monday. The Scot, who said he will retire this season because of chronic...
Inter School Tennis

Visakha grab under 13 Tennis Title; STC, RC make semis

Visakha Vidyalaya grabbed the Under 13 girls’ title defeating Bishops’ College at the Inter-School Tennis Championship held at the SLTA courts today. Meanwhile, S.Thomas’ College, Maliyadeva College, Ananda College & Royal College qualified for the boys’ final segment. Under 13...

Seniors to take charge at Davis Cup 2019

The Sri Lankan National Men’s team will compete at the 2019 Asia/Oceania Davis Cup Group III Tennis Championship from the 26th – 29th June, at the OCBC arena in Singapore. Read More : Fed Cup- No Promotion, No Relegation 2019 sees new...

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