Taapsee Pannu-owned Punjab Tigers joins as new team in Tennis Premier League
Pune, 23 September (H.S.). Punjab Tigers, the new franchise of Tennis Premier League, is all set to compete in the fourth season of the tournament. The tournament will run from 7 December 2022 to 11 December 2022.
Punjab Tigers will take on Pune Jaguars co-owned by Sonali Bendre and Mumbai Leon Army co-owned by Leander Paes.
All the franchises will play a total of 4 matches to qualify for the semi-finals. Men’s singles, women’s singles, mixed doubles and men’s doubles will be played between each of the franchises. There will be 80 points at stake in each match between the two franchises where each match will be worth 20 points.
Each team will play in the league stage for a total of 320 points (80 points x 4 matches). All the Tennis Premier League matches will be played at Balewadi Stadium in Pune. Tennis Premier League will be organized in association with All India Tennis Association (AITA) and Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA).
Punjab Tigers co-owner Raminder Singh, who himself has played basketball at the national level, expressed his happiness on being a part of the Tennis Premier League, saying, “I have been a player and an athlete all my life. I look forward to joining the league and contributing my best in every way possible.”
Raminder Singh is the Founder and CEO of CelebFi, the world’s first and fastest growing fan experience and celebrity engagement platform.
Singh further added, “Efforts like the Tennis Premier League have already helped make tennis more popular. I think it will encourage the audience. I am sure that with the huge success of the last three seasons, the fourth season is going to be much bigger and better. ,
Taapsee Pannu, the Pan India actress, is the co-owner of Punjab Tigers along with Raminder Singh. Expressing her happiness on becoming the co-owner of Punjab Tigers, she said, “I have always been a sports and fitness enthusiast. I believe that sports not only have the power to help a person achieve physical fitness but also mental fitness. I have played an athlete on screen many times and it showed me how hard it takes to reach the top in any sport. I am very excited for the league to start. I am sure the league will help bring out the talent of tennis in India. I look forward to competing with all the other teams in the Tennis Premier League.”
Let us tell you that Taapsee Pannu has acted in films based on sports over the years, which include films like Shabaash Mithu, Soorma, Rashmi Rocket and Saand Ki Aankh.