Ongole to host men badminton doubles tourney
The Andhra Pradesh Badminton Association (APBA) is to conduct the Butchepalli Kamalakar Reddy Memorial State Open prize-money doubles championship for men at Hyder Club in Ongole on July 11 and 12.
Open to registered players, there is, however, no age restriction for the participants.
According to Punnaiah Choudary K Ch, Secretary of the Association, the event is being sponsored by former Legislator and player, B Siva Prasad Reddy, in memory of his brother Kamalakar Reddy.
The winning pair will take home Rs 20, 000 while the losing finalist will get Rs 15, 000.
The player of the tournament will be rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 3, 000, said the chef coordinator, C Nageswara Rao, Secretary, Prakasam District Badminton Association.
Further details regarding entries can be had from coach Ashok Reddy or umpire S Ravi Prasad Reddy on 078938-06669/098496-83045/Email: Raviprasadreddy.email@example.com before July 10.
(Posted on 06-07-2014)