First-ever Clay Court Tennis Championship Launched

AKP Phnom Penh, September 27, 2018 —

Cambodia has recently launched first-ever clay court tennis competition – a new sport type that the country will include in the 32nd SEA Games 2023 here in Phnom Penh.

The tournament hosted by Siem Reap province is engaging 64 players from Kandal, Siem Reap and Battambang provinces.

It covers three age groups of players – under 12, 14 and 18 years old.

Mr. Mam Phalkun, Head of Junior Development of Tennis Cambodia, shared his optimism of the move sponsored by BSP Finance.

Support of the BSP Finance to the Tennis Federation of Cambodia (TFC), he continued, is significant to build up Cambodian athletes for the sport.

Article in Khmer by Heng Naline

Article in English by Lim Nary