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Wadhera to umpire at Wimbledon

Source: PTI
March 30, 2005 19:24 IST
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Birbal Wadhera, a tennis umpire from Chandigarh, has been selected for umpiring at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, from 13th to 17th June, 2005.

Birbal is one of the few Indian umpires who has been selected for this honorable International assignment, a Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) spokesman said in Chandigarh on Wednesday.

He has been umpiring international tennis tournaments such as the Davis Cup, Fed Cup, ATP Tour, WTA Tour, ATP Challengers, ITF Futures and ITF Satellites in Asian countries.

Wadhera holds the ITF White Badge for umpiring. He is the product of the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association.

Besides umpiring he is an international tennis coach as well, who has worked with the National Tennis Academy and the CLTA.


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