Rackets Academy Newsletter May 11th , 2023

Welcome to your club newsletter from Rackets Academy!  This week we share info about our upcoming European tours, Elite travel to Georgia, what our Junior Development kids have been up to, some Save the Dates for upcoming tournaments and of course make sure you take a look at our wonderful sponsor offers for our Rackets Academy members!

Elite Full Time Program
Rackets Academy has the largest Junior High Performance Program in the Middle East with 35+ of the region’s  top players choosing Rackets as their preferred training facility. We have given these players access to the highest level of Tennis coaching and facilities this region can offer. Our team regularly travels to compete in ITF, Tennis Europe, Ten-Pro,  and Asian Tour Events. This essential part of our program allows for these athletes to achieve their optimum potential and showcase our academy and their skills around the world. Rackets Academy has an established, full time tennis program, enabling our players to compete with the very best in the world. The players have a flexible, closely monitored, blended education program that give them the unique ability to train, travel and play against the world’s most talented juniors .

Please note this is a highly selective program. For any questions, please consult our brochure FULL TIME PROGRAM and contact us for consideration for the 2023/24 squad.

Elite and Performance Program Player Updates: 

Our Elite players are on the road (well the air!) again!  This week they are traveling to Baku, Azerbajain for the Tennis Europe Junior Tour- competing in U16, U14, U12 events.  Coach Alejandro is escorting our players and coaching them on and off court, including detailed reports of all matches played , daily Training, Pre-match strategy and Fitness.    Best of luck to all of our kids competing!   We know you will represent yourself and Rackets Academy with pride.  

For info about the Elite program click  HERE

Following their tournament in Azerbajain, the Performance kids will be off to Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus!  It is not too late to register for this important Tennis Europe event.  This  will be an U16, U14, U12 event  fully escorted by either Coach Aljeandro or Coach Kirk.   For full details, click here:  CYPRUS

Junior Development Program:  Our JDP is full steam ahead !  Each week medals are given to our players for thier hard work and motivtion on the court, good listening, attitude, dedication and improvement.See our photo collage at the beginning of the newsletter to see this weeks winners. For more info on our Junior Development Porgram click HERE

School Tennis Program: Our school tennis program is well under way for the new term!  If your child is at Repton School Al Barsha, Gems Wellington Dubai or Raffles World Academy and would like to begin their tennis journey, please get in touch with Coach Alana – 050 674 5081 or email schools@racketsacademy.ae 


It isn’t just the kids that get to play competitively.  Have you looked at the Dubai Flex League?  Endorsed by Tennis Emiratess, it is the easiest way to compete with your level without a committment to a specfic time or day.  Register to be paired up with local opponents to play 4 Verified UTR Matches over 5 weeks! Find new level-based competitors, stay local, and schedule matches when and where you want!  Details are here : FLEX LEAGUE

Did someone say “Why doesn’t Dubai have more indoor courts?’  

The weather is definitely getting hot, hot, HOTTER!  But don’t despair that your tennis days are numbered until after the summer as we have BIG NEWS …. HUGE NEWS coming soon that may solve this issue.  STAY TUNED!! 

European Travel in July

Exciting news!!!  Rackets Academy intends to travel as a team through Europe in July! The first week we will be attending a training camp in Barcelona and then onto play Tournaments in either France or Spain at Tennis Europe events . This will be an exciting opportunity to train in an amazing facility in Spain and compete against the worlds best throughout Europe!.  For more info on this exciting event, click  HERE

Viva la France!!

Raise your Game is an agency which organises customised Tennis tours to France for players of all levels who want to develop their match experience and be part of a unique and wonderful experience.

Players will have the opportunity this summer to play two tournaments per week on the stunning French coast of
Normandy to play a high volume of good quality matches.

When: From the 8th of July to the 29th of July 2023
Where: Normady, France 

For more info please click: ICI

Upcoming Events

There are lots of tournaments coming up!   For all details and entry please go to our website HERE 

5th-14th May U16 Boys & Girls Tennis Emirates Event

08 May – 14 May 2023 Rackets Academy Tournament Travel – Tennis Europe – U14,U16 Heydar Aliyev, Baku, Azerbaijan (WK2)

22 May – 27 May 2023 Rackets Academy Tournament Travel – Tennis Europe – U14 Aphrodite Hills G3, Kouklia Paphos, Cyprus


Each week at both the Taj Hotel on the Palm, and at Al Barari, we offer match play practice for any of our Rackets players.  Each week, please register for the Taj with jdp@racketsacademy.ae or 0506745081    For the schedule for TAj Hotel (which also includes pool and beach passes for parents- how awesome is that?!) click here: TAJ SCHEDULE MATCH PLAY     For the Al Barari schedule click here: AL BARARI MATCH PLAY SCHEDULE

And a word from our wonderful sponsors……

Reloved Furniture DXB: A special promo for Rackets Members – 20% off all pieces available and for all commissioned projects (valid until 30 June 2023)  www.relovedfurnituredxb.com or whatsapp 0563887789 for more info. 

Media One and Studio One are delighted to offer a fabulous deal to our Rackets Members.     Details below: 


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