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Indian ATP World Tour Event Chennai Open To Move To Pune, Increase Prize Money

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 21 / 17

India's only ATP World Tour event "will now be known as Maharashtra Open," with event owner IMG shifting the tournament to Pune by signing a five-year deal with the Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association, according to the PTI. The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association confirmed that IMG canceled the cont...

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