Odisha Tennis Premier League

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Odisha Tennis Premier League
OTPL
Most recent season or competition:
2017
SportTeam tennis
Founded2017 (2017)
FounderDilip Mohanty
Inaugural season2017
DirectorDilip Mohanty
MottoGo Smash!
No. of teams8
Countries India
ContinentAsia
Most recent
champion(s)
Kendrapara Contenders (2017)
Most titlesKendrapara Contenders (1)
Sponsor(s)Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
NTPC Limited
Official websitewww.neelachaltennis.in

The Odisha Tennis Premier League (OTPL)m pursuant to sponsorship agreements with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and NTPC Limited, is an Indian team tennis league that takes place in Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. The elite level exhibition tennis tournament took place for the first time in July 2017.

History[edit]

Odisha Tennis Premiere League flyer was inaugurated by Dinabandhu Mohapatra, Managing Director of the Bank of India along with Mr. Debi Prasad Dash, IRS, Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) and Dr. BN Nanda, Senior Economic Adviser (Addl. Secretary), Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India on 14 July 2017.

Odisha's Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, unveiled the logo and the apparel announced the founding of the International Premier Tennis League on 18 August 2017, in New Delhi.[1]

The plan of having 8 franchises from across Odisha came into existence to start the league in full swing with the inaugural season commencing in November 2017. Diiip Mohanty said that the premier league aims to enhance the tennis scenario in the state and develop upcoming talents.[2]

Venue[edit]

India
Odisha
Bhubaneswar
Kalinga Stadium
Panoramic view of Kalinga Stadium.jpg

Teams[edit]

Team City, Country Owner Joined
Angul Acers India Angul, India Prince Facility Management Services 2017
Bhadrak Victors India Bhadrak, India O View Advisory 2017
Cuttack Conquerers India Cuttack, India 2017
Khorda Warriors India Khordha, India Genetree Ebiolab 2017
Kendrapada Contenders India Kendrapada, India Magnum Impex 2017
Puri Wavers India Puri, India Parul Pensonic 2017
Sambalpur Shooters India Sambalpur, India Infer Development Consulting 2017
Sundergarh Veerans India Sundergarh, India Yuvraj Logistics 2017

Financials[edit]

Title Sponsors[edit]

Title Sponsor Period
NTPC Limited 2017
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation 2017

Apparel Partner[edit]

Sponsor Period
Stag 2017

Equipment Partner[edit]

Sponsor Period
Babolat 2017

Exhibition Partner[edit]

Sponsor Period
Grameen 2017

Fitness Partner[edit]

Sponsor Period
Stay Fit 2017

Volunteer Partner[edit]

Sponsor Period
The Chocolate Group 2017

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik released the Logo, T-Shirt for Odisha Tennis Premier League 2017". NDTV Sports. 25 May 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Tennis Battle Starts from November 18". NDTV Sports. 31 October 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2018.