Newsletter – April 22nd

April 22nd 2022

Dear Members,

Hope you all had a fantastic week! Here is what went on this week at Rackets Academy and what not to miss for the upcoming days.

  1. Local Tournaments
    1. UTR
    1. UAE Tennis Federation
    1. Green Ball Tournament
  2. Travel Tour
    1. Ten Pro in Belgium
  3. Camps in Europe over the Summer
  4. Padel
    1. Fitness First Mudon
    1. Sunday Tournament for members
  5. New coach at Rackets Academy
    1. Ignasi Majoral
    1. Introducing the team
  7. Rackets Academy Ladies Team Training

Local Tournaments

We have more UTR tournaments coming up at Rackets Academy in the next few months. Starting May 7th we have a UTR Men’s Singles tournament, with a knock out format, best of three sets and third set super tie break. It will be played in Motor City and Atlantis over the weekend.

In May 21st we host a Men’s Singles 35+ tournament also in Motor City and Atlantis.

To finish off the month of May we will host an U18 Boys and Girls UTR Tournament that will also take place in Motor City and Atlantis continuing with the same knock out format and best of three sets, third set super tie break.

There are also some UAE Tennis Federation coming up in the next months

Rackets Academy Under 16 Boys and Girls – 22/04

Rackets Academy Under 12 Boys and Girls – 6/05

Rackets Academy Under 14 Boys and Girls – 20/05

Rackets Academy Under 16 Boys and Girls – 03/06

For all the Green Ball players at Rackets Academy every Saturday starting April 16th there will be a Green Ball Tournament taking place in Atlantis from 4:30-7:30. Make sure you send us an email to register, the entry is FREE!

Travel Tour

Our coaches are preparing a package to travel to Belgium to compete at the Ten Pro Global Tournament at Kim Clijsters Academy in the end of June.

Our Elite player Aryan Nanda will be traveling to Lebanon to compete at the ITF G5 in Zouk. Best of luck Aryan!

Camps over the summer

If you want to keep playing during the summer get in contact with our coaches. We will like to have a group of players that want to travel to Europe this summer for training and playing in tournaments, so if you are interested get in contact with Rackets Academy and we will count on you!

Padel Tennis

Have you tried it yet? The Fitness First in Mudon opened the first padel tennis court in Mudon Ranches for members and non-members. Make sure you download the Rackets Academy App and book your session, exclusive 10% off for all Fitness First members and for every booking enjoy complimentary access to Fitness First Mudon. This is the first of many padel courts at Mudon, there are another six courts opening very soon. If you book your court, you can take advantage of their amazing facilities, which include great locker rooms, an outdoor semi-Olympic swimming pool and a fully equipped gym.

Price per 90 min lesson – 200AED

Fitness First Mudon is also hosting a member’s tournament on the last Sunday of every month at Mudon Padel. The tournament will take place from 5:30 – 8:30pm and it is free for Fitness First members. Non-member can also participate registering with an extra charge of 50AED per tournament.

Get to know our new coach

Ignasi Majoral

Ignasi is originally from Barcelona and he started playing tennis at the age of 5. HE has played tournaments all over Spain and his club’s league tournament. He started coaching in 2016 at BTT Tennis Academy, one of the most prestigious and known academies in Barcelona. He has had the opportunity to learn from coaches such as Francis Roig, Nadal’s coach and Jordi Vilaro who is the former Spanish Davis Cup Captain. Ignasi describes himself as very versatile and a with fit for Rackets Academy. He has trained beginners adult and kids and also the best U10, 12 and 14 players in Spain.

Welcome to the team Ignasi, we are very happy to have you on board.


The Rackets Academy Performance Squad is growing and we love to see that so many players are joining and improving their game with us. If you would like to try out for the performance squad which takes place in the venues of Motor City and Atlantis, please contact Rackets Academy or coach Nuria to book an assessment and start training with our Performance Squad as soon as possible. The training consists of 90 minutes of tennis and also one hour of fitness it’s optional. The coaches put a lot of emphasis in match play and learning how to compete well to get players ready to play in tournaments. Term 3 goes from April 10th until July 9th. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you are interested.

We have a new Head of Performance this term, coach Nuria will be running the squad form now on. Nuria will also be coaching at every practice with Coach Ignasi and Coach Nathan by her side. We have trainings in Motor City on Monday and Wednesday and Tuesday and Thursday in Atlantis the Palm.

Rackets Academy Ladies League Training

If you are looking to join the Rackets Academy Ladies League next term, starting in September, but you would like to start training now make sure you contact Rackets Academy. Even though the Ladies League is over team trainings are still taking place. Join one of our teams! 

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