Buoyed by the success of previous editions, the Fujairah Tennis and Country Club (FTCC) in association with the UAE Tennis Federation announced the launch of the sixth edition of West Asia Fujairah Cup.
Part of ITF’s World Tennis Tour Juniors’ calendar, the tournament is taking place from November 8-13.
The new edition of the West Asia Fujairah Cup will see the participation of 60 boys and 40 girls from across the globe.
Four UAE players will also fly the country’s flag at the event.
“Fujairah Tennis club and UAE Tennis Federation have ensured all measures to enhance the safety during the tournament. The UAE Tennis Federation has provided necessary support to enhance the health and wellbeing of all participants during the event,” said Salah Meridien, General Manager of Fujairah Tennis club.
Fujairah Tennis and Country Club has a long history of organising international-level tournaments. For more than five years, the FTCC has organised several events of national and international levels.
“This tournament is one of the most successful tournaments. There are several facilities for players to help them prepare well for the tournaments,” said Naser Al Marzooqi, General Secretary, UAE Tennis Federation.
“The exemplary collaboration between the FTCC and UAE tennis federation has resulted in the organisation of the notable event in the UAE at such a critical time of the pandemic,” he added.
“After the COVID-19 pandemic, this tournament is one of the first tournaments in the region. We have a really good number of players participating in the tournament. The FTCC is a really nice club.
“They have all the professional facilities in this club. I am looking forward to seeing more events taking place in this club,” said Mohsen Khodaparast, ITF tournament supervisor.