RAS AL KHAIMAH CONTINUES TO SUCCEED AND MAKES NEW GAINS IN THE SECOND EDITION OF BEACH TENNIS
AL Marzooqi & Dmitry Crowned the Winners
The General Secretary of the UAE Tennis Federation, Naser Al-Marzooqi, crowned the first winners of the second edition of the Ras Al Khaimah Beach Tennis Championship, which concluded yesterday at the beach courts of the Hilton Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah in the presence of a member of the Beach Tennis Committee of the Russian International Federation Dmitry Vikharev and sponsored and supported by the Tourism Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah and organized by EMPower Sports Services and supervised by ITF Supervisor Maytham Hussein, and the final results resulted in the Russian duo Burmakin and Italian Giovanini winning first place in the men's category, after their victory in the final over the Italian duo Spoto and his compatriot Beccaccioli in two clean groups with (7-5) and (6-4) ), In order to preserve the achievement of the first place they achieved in the first edition of the tournament last week and to snatch the material prize again, knowing that the total financial value of the two championships is 30 thousand US dollars, while in the women's category, the Italian Giulia Gasparri and Ninny Valentini won over the Italian Sofia Cimatti and Nicole Nobile as well, with two clean groups. (3-6) for both.
The tournament witnessed the participation of the youngest player, Brazilian Vitoria Cristina Carneiro (15 years old), who proved her worth to reach the semi-finals with her partner Marcela Vita and bid farewell to the tournament, but she received a special honor from the UAE Tennis Federation. Burmakin expresses his happiness to be in the Emirates And participating in beach tennis tournaments for the third time after he attended for the first time in the Al Habtoor Championship in Dubai and strengthened it with two victories in Ras Al Khaimah. From the Corona pandemic and in these difficult times, and thanks to the Tourism Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah, which made us be very happy and we hope that it will continue to organize such tournaments and certainly we will attend and do our best, and we believe that this is just the beginning.
For her part, the representative of the Spanish company EMPower, Marta Apriaz, said: There were the best players who attended from all over the world, from Japan to Brazil, Russia, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Venezuela and Morocco. By taking the right measures to secure the safety and well-being of all participants and guests as a major priority and concluded / our dream that the UAE be a center for winter beach tennis has become a realistic reality with all the reasons for success the UAE provides
In turn, the General Secretary of the Tennis Federation, Naser Al-Marzooqi, described the participation of a group of the best players in the world in beach tennis. The UAE has been to many countries of the world and that the two Ras Al Khaimah championships have strengthened the successes achieved at the beginning of this year, stressing that the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is an ideal and distinctive tourist environment for organizing beach tennis tournaments, which encourages the continuation of organizing tournaments in it in the future, and thanks to the Tourism Development Authority in Ras Al Khaimah.