The Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah is proud to announce that next month they will be the host of the Zayed Cup.
Over 10 years ago the Zayed cup started off as a tennis tournament at Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort and when the Tennis & Country Club was first build it was a collaborative tournament, this year the competition is back on Fujairah soil with the Tennis & Country Club, Fujairah as the host. With 32 participants for the event the competition will be fierce and in the end there will be only 1 lucky winner of the grand prize.
Tennis in the East Coast region received a definite boost with the organisation of that first-ever competition at Le Meridien Al Aqah.
Termed the ‘Le Meridien Al Aqah Tennis Challenge’, the first-ever event of this nature was put together by Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort and the newly-established Fujairah Tennis Club between June 2nd-13th 2003. Patrick Antaki, General Manager of Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort and director Hani El Khafief, Abdul Ghafoor Behroozian, Director of Fujairah Tennis Club (FTC) and Khalid Al Ali, Technical Director of the FTC and assistant coach of the UAE national squad all worked together on the first such competition held for tennis enthusiasts.
Chairman of the Fujairah Tennis and Country Club Abdul Ghafour Behroozian said: “The tournament is very dear to us and very important to all those who live here. Every year the tournament has grown steadily and thanks to the support and assistance of our sponsors we have successfully conducted the tournament.”
Antaki noted at the time that the tournament would bring forward local talent. “We are very excited in hosting this tournament and are confident that this is just the beginning of many more sporting initiatives on the East Coast,” Antaki said.
Support and get to watch some of the highest quality tennis and some great matches throughout the period of the tournament.
For more information on timings, schedules and participations please feel free to contact the club directly on: 09 224 4880.