India’s multiple Grand Slam champion Leander Paes, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Brazil’s Andre Sa set the ramp on fire when they walked for designers Lalit Dalmia and Pranjal Kadkade at the Aircel Chennai Open fashion show here organised by 6 degrees.
Russia’s upcoming star Daniil Medvedev, US’s Nicholas Monroe and Indian rookie Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were the other tennis stars who successfully blended fashion with sports here on Monday.
Commenting on the show, Nikhil Hedge, founder of 6 Degrees, said: “We are extremely proud to be partner of the Aircel Chennai Open this year. This event gives a platform not only to tennis maestros but also to fashion professionals with flair of design sensibility.”
The 20th edition of the $500,000 Aircel Chennai Open got off to a great start here at the Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu (SDAT) Stadium.
Reliance Trends showcases Spring – Summer’16 Collection with Tapsee Pannu – Aircel Chennai Open 2016
Reliance Trends is giving away 10,000 clothes to the Bhoomika Trust towards flood relief & rehabilitation for the city of Chennai. Aircel Chennai Open is launching #ACOCares where various initiatives are raising money for the Chief Minister’s Relief Funds for the Chennai Floods. Leander Paes will be contributing Rs. 1,000 for every winner and ace he hits in the tournament. Vijay Amritraj will be contributing Rs. 1 lakh while Title sponsors Aircel and partners Omnigel will also be pitching in with their contributions. In addition, the Aircel Chennai Open is holding an auction of tennis memorabilia and other signed player merchandise from the likes of Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Stan Wawrinka and many others. The auction has items put into 3 packages, and bidders will need to bid for a complete package. The silent bidding will be done by ballot boxes which are placed at the stadium venue and the winning bidders will be declared on the final day of the week just before the finals.