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...

Safe and steady; Sri Lanka Tennis ready for restart

The country’s oldest sports body, Sri Lanka Tennis Association is gearing up to restart sport, while being mindful of the situation concerning the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.  While most sports bodies are still struggling to get back on their feet, the...

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),...

First Pro Tennis player tests Positive for Covid-19

Budding Brazilian star Thiago Seyboth Wild, who clinched his first ATP title three weeks ago, is the first tennis player to announce that he has tested positive for coronavirus. The 20-year-old revealed that he has been in self-isolation for...

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 through to final qualifiers of the World Juniors

Sri Lanka is through to the final qualifiers of the World Juniors and has secured top spots at the ITF 14 & Under Development tournament. At the world junior ITF 2020, Asia/Oceania pre-qualifying rounds held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Sri Lanka...

International Wheelchair Tennis Tournaments to commence in February

The Sri Lanka Tennis Association is set to host 3 back to back International Wheelchair Tennis Tournaments and the World Cup qualifier (Asian region) this year. The 9th Negombo Open was held from the 09th to 12th February at the...

Luca and Savini deliver as junior tennis age groups ooze promise at SSC 2020

Luca Knese and Savini Jayasuriya clinched the Under 18 Boys’ and Girls’ titles respectively at the 121st version of the SSC Open Tennis Tournament.  The first tournament for the calendar year saw last year’s young headline-makers make the front page...

Yasitha and Neyara clinch SSC Open titles

Davis Cup represent Yasitha De Silva and Neyara Weerawansa clinched the Men’s and Women’s Open titles at the 121st SSC Open Ranking Tennis Tournament. Over 600 entries showed up this year, making the event a highly competitive one, with most...

Sri Lanka lose their best due to travel ban

Sri Lanka will miss their star player Harshana Godamanna this Davis Cup season due to a travel ban from his resident country, the United States of America. Harshana Godamanna honoured by ITF 16 years, 51 ties, 94 matches later, Harshana...... Harshana Godamanna,...

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