MUMBAI: Tennis enthusiasts who pursue matches and scores ball by ball can rest assured that they can catch all the action from the Aircel Chennai Open 2014 at the touch of a button. The 19th edition of the Aircel Chennai Open is all set to charm fans as it takes advantage of the latest mobile technology and goes hi-tech. The organisers of the tournament have announced the launch of an exclusive new mobile application for fans. India and South Asia’s Premier ATP World Tour tennis event, scheduled to be held at Chennai’s SDAT Stadium from 30 December 2013 to 5 January 2014.
Commenting about the partnership, IMG Reliance COO Ashu Jindal said, “The Aircel Chennai Open has always believed in presenting fans with new ways to follow, enjoy and connect with the tournament. We are glad to be taking advantage of the mobile revolution and launch this exciting application for Aircel Chennai Open 2014. Tennis fans across the world can now follow their favourite stars and their matches ball by ball. The application was a huge success last year and we are confident this year will be even better.”
Launched in partnership with leading mobile consulting and development firm Hakuna Matata Solutions the app will give users an opportunity to enjoy all the action as it happens in Chennai. Live matches, scores, draws, players list, and the latest tournament news will now be available on the go.
Hakuna Matata Solutions director Gengarajan said, “Aircel Chennai Open is yet another feather on our vivid hat. It is indeed a happy moment for all of us in pronouncing Aircel Chennai Open into the hands of sport enthusiasts. We are the generation that has witnessed the transformation from Desktop to Mobile in visible terms and we found this pulse at the right time and we made sure that you're not in anyway disappointed to track and feel every moment of sweat the players going to invest to achieve a trophy!”
The android, iphone and windows compatible application can be downloaded from iTunes and Google Play Stores.
The 19th edition of Aircel Chennai Open has one of the strongest playing fields ever featuring an impressive line-up of tennis players including top 20 players Stanislas Wawrinka, Mikhail Youzhny, Fabio Fognini and defending champion Janko Tipsarevic among others. Both Indian and international participants will compete for the coveted title.
The title sponsor for the tournament is Aircel and the event is supported by a consortium of sponsors in the Platinum and Gold category.