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Chennai looks to host WTA Tour event

British tennis player Emma Raducanu. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images).

Chennai is set to host a Women’s Tennis Association Tour event after the Tamil Nadu state government and Tamil Nadu Tennis Association signed a cooperation agreement pledging to upgrade the city’s tennis facilities.

Local media reports the government will invest Rs50m ($645,000/€613,000) in the renovation of SDAT Stadium in Nungambakkam with the view to hosting a 250-level WTA Tour event later this season.

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