Udaipur will be hosting the first-ever International Racketlon Tournament, 1st India Open Racketlon Challenger Tournament 2020, which will be held at Field Club, Udaipur from January 10 to January 12 2020.
As conveyed by Mr Manish Murdai, President Racketlon, and Mr Deepak Bhansali, Vice-President Rajasthan Racketlon, the event which is being organised by Rajasthan Racketlon, under the aegis of Rajasthan India Sports Association will have a total of 46 players. These also include 12 international players from Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Canada, Belgium and Australia.
There are also some renowned names like Commander Ashutosh Pednekar of Indian Navy who Gold Medalist in the 16th World Racketlon Championship and 2019 Finnish Open Double Champion Kevin Ho Ching from Hong Kong who will be participating in the tournament.
The Secretary of Rajasthan Racketlon Association, Vikramaditya Chaufla and Prashant Sen were the members of the Indian Squad for the World Championship in Germany in 2019.
What is Racketlon?
Racketlon is a combination of four racket games viz – Table Tennis, Badminton, Squash and Tennis which competitors play in a sequence.
There will be a total of 6 events in 1st India Open Racketlon Challenger Tournament 2020:
- Men A – Elite
- Men A – Elite Doubles
- Men B – Advanced
- Women’s B – Amateur
- Seniors 40+ – Singles
- Seniors 40+ – Doubles
The event will be held at Field Club from January 10 to January 12, 2020, and every participating player will earn World Ranking Points.