ALIGARH: The Aligarh Muslim University Lawn Tennis team won the finals of All India Inter University Tennis Tournament late yesterday night by defeating Madras University, Chennai 3-1. The finals were held at the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab.
Secretary, AMU Games Committee Prof. Tariq Mansoor said that AMU has won this championship after a gap of 39 years, having last won in the year 1973-74.
Earlier, the Aligarh Muslim University Lawn Tennis team has also won the North Zone Intervarsity Tennis (Men) Tournament by defeating Delhi University 4-1 at Dr. BRA NIT Jalandhar. The AMU team comprised of Chandril Sood, Lakshit Sood, Saim Farooqui, Mohammad Nasir and S. Fawad Ahmad Naqvi (Captain). AMU Cricket team and Badminton teams have also won the North Zone Inter University Cricket and Badminton Championships.
AMU Vice Chancellor, Lt. Gen. Zameer Uddin Shah and President, Tennis Club and Secretary, University Games Committee Prof Tariq Mansoor have congratulated the team members and Manager of the team. Prof Mansoor said that it is historical for AMU to win the All India and North Zone Championship in Tennis, Cricket and Badminton.