gymkhanaCoach of Leander Paes to coach IIT Kgp Tennis Team

Excerpts from The Times of India article (November 20, 2017)

Tennis teams at IIT Kharagpur will soon have the help of two US-based tennis professionals to elevate their training and performance. KGP alumnus, Vinod Gupta, has asked Mr. TJ Hyman, a US tennis professional and the former coach of ace player Leander Paes and Mr. Warren Rohmfeld from the US Professional Tennis Association to start a training program for tennis enthusiasts at IIT Kharagpur. "I love tennis as a game and exercise. I want Kharagpur team to be the best, that's why I have asked TJ Hyman, coach of Leander Paes to train IIT Kgp team. He is one of the finest tennis coaches. There are endless opportunities to give back as an alum and this time sports is on my agenda to promote wellness among students," said Mr. Gupta who funded the management and law schools at IIT Kharagpur.

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