Casa Grande Nurtures Aspiring Tennis Stars

10th January 2015

Chennai, 10th January 2015: As India's tennis fans enjoy scintillating tennis action at the Aircel Chennai Open 2015, Casa Grande Pvt. Ltd, Chennai's Largest Villa Developer announced the launch of Casa Grande Aspiring Stars, an initiative to nurture and sponsor young sporting talent in India. This programme is intended to nurture deserving young talent in sports by funding their coaching, equipment, nutrition and other essential needs. Earlier this week, the developer announced its association with Aircel Chennai Open, India's premier and South Asia's only ATP World Tour event.

The 20th edition of the tournament is currently being held at Chennai's SDAT Stadium between January 5 and 11. Treating fans to top-notch tennis action, the event is witnessing an exceptional assembly of talent that includes four top-25 players and three 2014 ATP World Tour Award winners.Together with the Brisbane International and Qatar ExxonMobil Open, the Aircel Chennai Open is among the first tournaments of the ATP World Tour's 2015 season.

Mr. M Arun Kumar, Founder &Managing Director,Casa Grande Pvt. Ltd launched the programme in a grand ceremony at the Hyatt Regency, in the presence of eminent sports personalities. Casa Grande being the 'Official Real Estate Partner' of the Aircel Chennai Open, the first initiative in this programme will mark the sponsorship of two promising, young tennis champs.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Arun Kumar said "We are thrilled to launch Casa Grande Aspiring Stars even as the world's leading tennis stars participate in the Aircel Chennai Open. We believe it is an opportunity for us to give something back to the societythrough sports. As a brand, we have always had a positive inclination towards sports. In fact, Casa Grande is the first in Chennai to build a dedicated sports community. We strongly believe that our initiative will aid young and spirited players, give them an opportunity to excel in their game. We wish all the players an exciting journey ahead!"

The two young Tennis Champs sponsored are:

Abinikka(AITA - Under 16, Rank 1), and
Dhakshineshwar(AITA – Under 16, Rank 5)

The Twentieth Year celebrations of India's only ATP World Tour stop are including a host of exciting activities sure to thrill tennis fans who are enjoying scintillating tennis action at Chennai's SDAT Tennis Stadium. Initiatives includeda special and highly successful trophy tour, the launch of a special logo created to mark the occasion, free passes to school students from Government schools to watch matches for the first four days, a renovated venue, and a host of activities across India.