Bartleet to support Junior Tennis for the second time
Bartleet Finance Company, a leading finance company in Sri Lanka has
decided to give their support for the upliftment of tennis in Sri Lanka
by sponsoring to the Junior Tennis Initiative Programme for the second
consecutive year, which is organized by Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA).
SLTA President Maxwell De Silva addressing the Media
Since 1998, the company has been involved in producing a significant
number of skiled and talented tennis players across Sri Lanka.The
programme will be divided under two sections, mainly Mini Tennis which
is also known as Tennis 10s and Performance Tennis.
The Chairman of Bartleet Finance, Dharma Dheerasinghe said, as a
national minded corporate, Bartleet Finance is keen to develop and
support the growth of a popular sport such as Tennis in Sri Lanka whilst
paving way for young talent to reach the pinnacle of their sporting
careers as upcoming sportsmen, to represent their nation on an
international platform in near future.
"We believe in giving these players an opportunity to challenge
themselves by competing with tennis players in their own categories,
which will undoubtedly give them the confidence they need to face
tougher challenges to become successful sportsmen while continuously
developing their talents. We are proud to be a driving force behind the
success of our nation's future generation," said Dheerasinghe.
SLTA Chairman Maxwell De Silva, said that Since the inception of the
Junior Tennis Initiative Programme in 1998, we have successfully groomed
and produced many talented tennis players in Sri Lanka who have
proceeded onto become noted performers in the sporting arena. "We are
pleased to have a reputed financial institution such as Bartleet Finance
on board for the second consecutive year as the official sponsor and
believe that this will be a mutually beneficial and progressive
partnership that will assure development in Sri Lanka tennis," Maxwell
The Junior Tennis initiative programme is conducted by SLTA appointed
regional coordinators and supervised by an SLTA National Coordinator who
monitors the entire programme.
The students from Northern Province have shown their interest towards
this Junior Tennis Initiative by participating in large numbers over the