With participation from 103 players, the J4 Fujairah ITF Junior Tournament kicked off at the Fujairah Tennis and Country Club (FTCC).
Great Britain’s rising star Freddie Ridout, who won J4 Isa Town title last year, is the top seed at the tournament. Leyla Nilufer Elmas of Turkey is also among big names the tournament has attracted.
The final of the event will take place on Saturday, 15 January, 2022. UAE’s Omar Ahmadi and Saud Al Jasmi will compete in the doubles competition. Abdul Ghafour Behrozian, Chairman of Fujairah Tennis and Country Club, welcomed the players taking part in the event.
“I believe we have accomplished a lot in a short period of time, and tennis is becoming a popular sport in Fujairah.”
“This event, as well as future ones, will assist to raise the profile of Fujairah on a global scale,” added Behrozian. Hania Reggi, Marketing and Sales Manager of Fujairah Tennis and Country Club, said: “We believe there is a lot of excitement about this junior’s tournament and such events provide perfect platform to the upcoming players to exhibit their talent.”
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