Praveen Mahajan Elected Unopposed As AITA President


New Delhi: Praveen Mahajan was on Friday elected unopposed as the president of the All India Tennis Association (AITA) in a special general meeting (SGM) held in Pune. Mahajan will be the chief of the tennis body from 2016 to 2020.

Advocate Surinder Goel was appointed as Returning Officer for the said election. Sports Authority of India (SAI) deputy director (Vig.) Rajiv Sareen was deputed by the sports ministry as Government Observer and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) joint secretary Rakesh Gupta, nominated as IOA Observer, were present in the meeting.

India is currently playing New Zealand in the Davis Cup Group 1 Asia/Oceania tie. At the end of Day 1, the hosts led 2-0.