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. He is first recipient from India and he joins an esteemed list of tennis leaders who have received the honour, including Brian Tobin of Australia, Eiichi Kawatei of Japan, and Peachy Kellmeyer of the United States.
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About the award:
The Golden Achievement Award is selected from a pool of nominations submitted by tennis federations and individuals from the around the world. The annual honouree is selected by the Golden Achievement Award Committee, which is comprised of tennis administrators.
Important Takeaways For All Competitive Exams:
- International Tennis Federation Headquarters: London, United Kingdom;
- International Tennis Federation Founded: 1 March 1913;
- International Tennis Federation President: David Haggerty.