The St. Paul's Table Tennis Academy is organising the 9th Annual State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, at St. Paul's High School in Hyderguda, from 2nd to 5th August. Matches will be held in the knockout format in different categories, such as inter-school boys and girls, Under-12 cadet boys and girls, Under-14 sub-junior boys and girls, Under-17 junior boys and girls, 18-21 years youth boys and girls, and men and women. A total of 698 players are participating in this tournament, including 31 school teams in boys and 16 school teams in girls.
The tournament is in its 9th year, and is the biggest table tennis tournament in the twin cities. In addition to the rolling trophies, goodies like trekking bags for the schools, bicycles to the cadets, playing kits to the sub-juniors, trekking bags/suitcases for the juniors and youth, and color televisions / digital cameras for the men and women, will be given to the winners. Special prizes will also be given to the losing quarterfinalists, semifinalists and finalists, and best players.
The tournament will be inaugurated by R K Sharma, Chief General Manager, Hyderabad Circle, State Bank of India. Ex-cricketer and South Zone BCCI selector Venkatapathi Raju will also present for the occasion.
Please contact Mohd Ibrahim Khan at 98492-42191 or P Nagender Reddy at 98480-61414 for further details.