We’d like to wish you and your family a happy and healthy New Year and hope that you had a relaxing winter break.
We are super excited for the new term which started this week across all venues! The 12 week term runs from Sunday 3rd January through to Saturday 27th March. Sign up TODAY, if you’ve not done so already! Click here for information on all our programmes and a list of all our locations can be found here. Get in touch with your coach to book your class or lesson, alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org. Early payment package price is available on payments made within 14 days of the first lesson.
In this newsletter we have results from our Rackets Academy Winter Championships and we introduce you to two new coaches who join our team. Check out our upcoming tournaments in January…Read on!
Kids Multi-Sports Camp
Thanks to all the kids who took part in our Winter camps across Dubai, making it such a success. A great time was had by all and it was fantastic to see so many of you keeping active whilst having fun over the break. We look forward to seeing you again at our Easter Camp!
Rackets Academy Winter Championships 2020/21 Results
Thanks and well done to everyone who took part in our Winter Championships 2020/21. Congratulations to our champions mentioned below and good luck to Enzo & Kahi who go head to head this weekend for the U12 Boys Singles trophy.
U12 Girls Singles – L. Kexin bt. L. Sihler 6-3 6-4
U14 Boys & Girls Doubles – J. Kottoor & E. Edavalath bt I, Kastwar & A. Nanda 6-3 6-2
U14 Boys & Girls Singles – R. Koothrat bt J. Kottoor 6-1 6-1
U16 Boys Singles – R. Koothrat bt. A. Moukarzel 6-2 7-5
U18 Boys Singles – G. Bahl bt H. Thabet (Defaulted)
Ladies Singles – A. Sirbu bt. L. Mosimann 7-5 6-3
Men’s Singles – O. Alawadhi bt. P. Dumas 6-4 6-4
Men’s 35+ Singles – D. Depla bt. G. Green 6-3 3-0 retired
Men’s Doubles – H. Janahi & O. Alawadhi bt K. Rebuyas & S. Omoile 6-4 7-5
Mixed Doubles – W. Rychlik & K. Rebuyas bt. G. Duch & R. Ravel 6-3 5-7 10-8
New Coaches – Welcome to Coach Jordi and Coach Aminat
We are delighted to introduce you to Jordi Munoz Abreu and Aminat Quadre, who have recently joined our growing team of Rackets Academy Coaches. Jordi, who joins as High Performance Coach, started his professional career at the age of 18, attaining his best ranking singles ATP 639 and reaching the final in Iran and his best ranking doubles 291 ATP with more than 20 titles in Futures, and two semi-finals in Challengers tournaments.
Former Venezuelan Davis cup player from 2015 to 2020, playing 7 times plays off, Jordi during this time in national tournaments with over 100 titles, including a final in the national championship, losing against Rafa Nadal and Marc López 7-6 7-6.
With over 10 years of experience as a coach in Spain combined with his professional career, Jordi starts his experience in Dubai with the main goal of making young tennis players learn and enjoy this sport!
Aminat Quadre, has been associated with tennis her whole life as a player and a coach. She started tennis at the age of 6 and has played junior ITF in literally every country in Africa. At 13, she was top player in the girls 18 categories in Nigeria.
Aminat has been coaching for over 5 years. She played college tennis in the University of Port Harcourt where she studied Accounting. She won the University games and qualified for world university games.
Her love for tennis has encouraged her to introduce young players to the game as she emphasizes that tennis is a game of love and should be experienced by all. Whilst in college, she organised programmes for younger players (red balls, yellow balls) and obtained sponsorships for aspiring future champions.
She combines her love for kids and tennis to create a warm, lively and safe environment for kids to learn and enjoy tennis and at the same time, bring up aspiring juniors in future.
Check out our tournaments that are taking place over the next few weeks. To sign up, call 052 992 8595 TODAY or email email@example.com:
Fri 8th & Sat 9th January – UTR Boys & Girls U13 Singles, Rackets Academy, Motor City
Fri 15th & Sat 16th January – UTR Boys & Girls U15 Singles, Rackets Academy, Motor City
Fri 1th & Sat 16th January – UTR Men’s Invitational Singles, Atlantis Hotel, Palm
Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd January – UTR Boys & Girls U12 Singles, Rackets Academy, Motor City
Fri 22nd & Sat 23rd January – UTR Boys & Girls U17 Singles, Atlantis Hotel, Palm
Fri 29th & Sat 30th January – Ace For Good Tournament, RA Motor City & Atlantis Hotel, Palm
Mrs Miyagis Ladies League: Season 7 starts this week!
We’re excited to welcome our ladies back on court this week as they gear up for Season 7 of our Mrs Miyagis League. With 13 teams across 3 divisions it’s sure to be a fun season! Good luck ladies!
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