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Indian tennis: AITA to conduct age verification test for all junior players entering nationals


To tackle the issue of age fraud in Indian tennis, national the All Indian Tennis Association has decided to conduct age verification tests for all junior players entering the national championships, a step which Mahesh Bhupathi says should have been taken 50 years ago.

The players selected to represent country at junior Davis and Fed Cup will also have to undergo the same test.

The AITA said the alleged molestation inside the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association complex, which led to accusation of age-fudging against five junior players, has provided them an opportunity to re-introduce the deterrent.

“From now onwards all ...


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