CEAT becomes title sponsor for Ultimate Table Tennis

UTT will start from July 13 in Chennai, will move to Delhi on July 21 and the semifinals and final will be held in Mumbai from July 26.

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Tyre manufacturing brand CEAT, on Tuesday, was announced as title sponsor of the inaugural edition of Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT).

“Table Tennis is a very dynamic sport and we are very happy to come on board as the title sponsor for Ultimate Table Tennis which has the potential to revolutionise the sport in India,” said Anant Goenka, managing director, CEAT Limited.

League owner Vita Dani mentioned that CEAT's association “is another boost in our endeavour to bring about a revolution in table tennis and help the sport grow to greater echelons in India”.

UTT will start from July 13 in Chennai, will move to Delhi on July 21 and the semifinals and final will be held in Mumbai from July 26.

The league will have 24 Indians and 24 international players competing against one another through six clubs.

Each club will have eight players — four men and four women — with an equal mix of overseas and Indian players, apart from a foreign and an Indian coach.