Setting a new precedent in corporate social responsibility, RIF Trust, part of the Latitude Group, an international leading residency and citizenship by investment advisory, steps up to support and sponsor UAE based athletes.
Following the success of swimming and squash facilities, the two newly built Padel tennis courts were launched in a glittering ceremony that took place at the club under the patronage of Dr Sheikh Rashid Bin Hamad Al Sharqi.
The centre court at Padel Point Sharjah came alive when the duo Abhullah Ahli and Fares Aljanahi fought hard to beat Saeed Almarri (UAEPA Rank 2) and Mohammed Aljanahi (UAEPA Rank 8) and win the UAE’s first padel tournament exclusively for nationals
Padel tennis has been growing at the fastest rate in the world for many years. Currently, there are 8 million players across 57 countries.
With the focus on the diversity of sporting activities that will boost sports tourism in the emirate, the Ajman Tourism Development Department announced the launch of the Ajman Padel Tennis Tournament.
Sergio Icardo Alcorisa and Javier Garcia Lopez cruised to the title in the Gold category at the inaugural edition of the Ajman Padel Tennis Tournament.
Two-time MWTC champion Andy Murray, World No.5 Andrey Rublev, World No.14 Denis Shapovalov, US No.1 Taylor Fritz, British star Dan Evans, and Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Belinda Bencic faced off in a competition that tested their tennis knowledge and shot accuracy.
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and organised by the Dubai Sports Council, the NAS Sports Tournament has been one of the top sporting attractions during the Holy Month of Ramadan since 2013.