Under the Patronage of H.h. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

17TH February - 2nd March 2019
Dubai Duty Free tennis stadium
17TH February - 2nd March 2019
Dubai Duty Free tennis stadium
February 26, 2019

Young Tennis Stars Enjoy Tennis Emirates Clinic

ATP stars Nikoloz Basilashvili and Marton Fucsovics joined over 60 of the best young tennis players from across the UAE

February 26 2019 – DUBAI, UAE: Some of the best young tennis players from affiliated tennis academies across the UAE took part in the ATP Tennis Emirates Coaching Clinic this morning at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Watch: Tennis Emirates Clinic

Over 60 children, ranging in age from under 8 to under 16, were joined by Academy coaches and ATP players, Nikoloz Basilashvili and Marton Fucsovics. The players had a practice session with the budding tennis stars and gave them some invaluable advice and top tips for the future.

Photo of Nikoloz Basilashvili at the Tennis Emirates Clinic
ATP player Nikoloz Basilashvili, world no. 19, at the Tennis Emirates Clinic during the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Nikoloz Basilashvili: “It was really fun, it’s really nice to interact with the kids! And show them what professional tennis is like and help them learn a thing of two. And hope they enjoyed it!”

Tournament Director, Salah Tahlak said: “It’s great to see so many children have the opportunity to interact with some of the best players in the tournament this week. We continuously aim to encourage participation in the sport and sessions like these are the perfect platform for them.”

The tournament is owned and organised by Dubai Duty Free, and held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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