ABU DHABI: Under the Patronage of Sheikha Maryam bint Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Sheikh Mohammed bin Saeed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Women’s Tennis Tournament has commenced at the Palace of Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikha Sheikha bint Mohammed bin Khalid Al Nahyan, the host of the event, addressing the opening ceremony welcomed the honourable guests and extend gratitude to H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood for providing support for such active events held to motivate women in the UAE and for her contribution to the growth and development of the society in general.
“This tournament is considered a leap in sporting quality in the social and cultural development of women in the UAE, where we’ve achieved success in women’s participation in all areas,” she said.
She stressed that the Sheikh Mohammed bin Saeed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan Tennis Tournament is considered a cultural hub for the professionals, which holds a sporting competitive spirit, activity and fun, which are the main objectives of the tournament.
The final matches of the tournament will be played on Jan 28.