Vision Care supports Sri Lanka Tennis Association to host 104th Colombo Championship

Posted On 02 Sep 2019
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Anika Seneviratne, Winner of "The Vision Care Senior player of the tournament” receiving her award.

Anika Seneviratne, Winner of “The Vision Care Senior player of the tournament” receiving her award.

Sri Lanka’s leading eye care specialist, Vision Care Private Limited, facilitated the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA)’s 104th Colombo Championship, which was held at the Playing Section of SLTA at Greenpath. One of the most popular tennis tournaments in the country, the championship was played out from 5th to 21st July 2019. One of the Category “A” grade tournaments in the local tennis calendar, the tournament attracted the cream of the players in the country. The prize-giving was held on 7th August 2019 in the presence of players, well-wishers and Mr. Pradeep Goonasekara, General Secretary of the SLTA Playing section; Mr. Ayendra Bandaranayake, President of the SLTA Playing section and Mr. Udith Wickramasinghe, Tournament Director. The Chief Guest for the evening, Air Vice Marshall  Morris Fernando (Former  President SLTA playing section), and the Guest of Honor, Mr. Janaka Fonseka, Managing Director, Vision Care, distributed prizes to the triumphant winners.

 

The Vision Care Junior Player of the Tournament award was bestowed on Chathurya Nilaweera, winner of the boys Under 18 singles event; winner of the boys under 16 doubles event partnering Vinchinthya Nilaweera; reaching the semi-finals of the Men’s singles event. TheVision Care Senior player of the Tournament was bagged by Anika Seneviratne, the semi-finalist of the Women’s Singles event; winner of the women’s doubles event, partnering Alana Seneviratne; and the winner of the mixed doubles event partnering T Dineshkanthan.

Committed to enhancing people’s lives, Vision Care is the Principal Sponsor of the tournament once again, thereby demonstrating its dedication to promoting sports in Sri Lanka.

Commenting on the occasion, Janaka Fonseka, Managing Director of Vision Care said: “We are very happy to be involved with this prestigious tournament for the 4th year running. We believe sport is vital for the health of the nation and Vision Care is strongly committed to supporting the Colombo Championship, which has a tradition going back to 104 years. The objectives of the tournament are in line with our corporate objectives and as such we wanted to be part of this wonderful event. We, at Vision Care, believe that tennis provides an opportunity for not only the youth but every age category to participate in an outdoor and healthy sporting activity. Vision Care is proud to make a contribution by promoting good health through sports.”

Vision Care, known for its years of trusted excellence and continuous adoption of the latest technology, is the market leader in the country today. With fully qualified professionals who conduct comprehensive eye examinations using state-of- the-art equipment at 54 branches island wide. The company is dedicated to providing the best in eye care and hearing solutions. Their partnership with SLTA is yet another example of its efforts to bring an enhanced quality of life to those in need.

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