Members of the Fujairah Panthers team pose for a picture. They are training hard for the Fujairah Squash Grand Prix.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Buoyed by the success of squash league, the Tennis and Country Club Fujairah will open doors for the prestigious 2021 Fujairah Squash Grand Prix this week.
Top players from across the UAE will descend on Tennis and Country Club Fujairah for the two-day event scheduled to be held on July 23-24.
Cementing its spot as one of the top destination of sporting activities in the UAE, the Tennis and Country Club Fujairah has been hosting squash and swimming competitions for the past couple of months.
They hosted the inaugural edition of a squash tournament in March which was followed by hugely successful first ever squash league in May. Teams from Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah competed in the event.
Sheikh Ahmed Bin Hamad Bin Saif Al Sharqi will grace the opening ceremony of the tournament.
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