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Tennis player Borg declines 'honour' as CM Bommai arrives late by 2 hrs

Borg was to be honoured on February 21 by Basavaraj Bommai, the chief minister of Karnataka state in Bengaluru

Veteran tennis players Bjorn Borg and Vijay Amritraj during a press meet, in Bengaluru.
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Veteran tennis players Bjorn Borg and Vijay Amritraj during a press meet, in Bengaluru

BS Web Team New Delhi
Tennis legend Bjorn Borg walked out from a ceremony to honour him in Bengaluru city after Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai turned up almost two hours late, the BBC reported.

Borg was to be honoured on February 21 by Basavaraj Bommai, the chief minister of Karnataka state in Bangaluru.

CM Bommai arrived at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) stadium at two hours later and thus watched Leo's match with Taiwanese tennis player Hsu Yu-hsiou for about 20 minutes before leaving. 

Since CM Bommai arrived at 11:15 am instead of  the scheduled time of 9:30 am, the tennis player

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First Published: Feb 22 2023 | 6:41 PM IST

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