The Sony National Tennis Tournament, organized by the Bangladesh Tennis Federation and sponsored by Rangs Electronics, started at the National Tennis Complex on Friday.
Army Chief General Md Abdul Mubeen, President of Bangladesh Olympic Association inaugurated the tournament as the chief guest. Aktar Hussain, chairman and managing director of Rangs Group of Companies, Bangladesh Tennis Federation President Md. Shahriar Alam, MP, General Secretary Ishtiaq Ahmed and Joint Secretary of BTF and Director of the Tournament Sk. Moinuddin Walliullah (Jhelun) were also present in the opening ceremony.
A total of 349 tennis players from 32 different clubs are participating in the tournament. The eight-day meet has total prize money of one hundred and eighty thousand taka.