French Open talent hunt in February will help India produce more clay court champions
Indian girls made their presence felt in the opening edition of the tournament Rendez-vous a Roland-Garros in April after rubbing shoulders with young talent from China and Brazil.
The tournament will see the best U-18 Indian players boys and girls compete for a chance to enter the Roland Garros Junior draw in Paris in May 2016. The winners of the Indian leg will go on to face competitors from Brazil, South Korea and China in the play-offs.
Primaut said that the tournament not only takes Roland Garros, the brand, forward but also promotes talent in countries like India.
The plan is to expand Roland Garros, the brand, and the practice of tennis on clay all over the world and especially the countries that we have identified because of growth opportunity and potential of the country. India has been mapped as one of the first few one in terms of potential.