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Who won the 2021 Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation?
Mahesh Bhupathi
Somdev Devvarman
Ramanathan Krishnan
Vijay Amritraj

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Vijay Amritraj

Indian tennis great "Vijay Amritraj" has been named the 2021 recipient of the Golden Achievement Award  by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation.
In recognition of his outstanding impact on tennis as a player, promoter, and humanitarian, Amritraj was honoured in London on Friday(24th June 2022).
“I’m humbled to receive this incredible award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the ITF for my life’s journey in a sport that I’ve loved all my life,” said Amritraj.
"This honour is really something I’m receiving on behalf of every Indian who has supported me over the years. I’ve had the privilege of representing India on the world’s stage in our sport. I hope this is inspiring for more players from India to come out and hit the international stage," he added.
"For five decades, Vijay Amritraj has competed valiantly, opened doors and spread goodwill through tennis. We are honoured to join the International Tennis Federation in recognizing his immense contributions around the world,” said Todd Martin, CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
“As a player, humanitarian, and ambassador, Vijay has put his passion for tennis and people into action to make a difference in growing the sport and helping those in need. He is a profoundly deserving recipient of the Golden Achievement Award.”.

Source : The Hindu

Published On : June 27, 2022
Category : Awards