KUWAIT CITY, July 20: President of Asian Tennis Federation and Vice-President of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Anil Kumar Khanna paid a one-day visit to Kuwait, during which he conducted an inspection tour of Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah International Tennis Complex.
Accompanied to the complex by the President and members of Kuwait Tennis Federation, Khanna assessed all the facilities in the complex as well as the new Kuwait Tennis Federation headquarters.
During the press conference held after the inspection tour of the facilities, President of Kuwait and Arab Tennis Federations Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Abdullah welcomed the guest to the country and expressed appreciation for his visit.
He revealed that the complex will be inaugurated in early 2020, affirming that work is progressing as per the project schedule.
Sheikh Ahmad thanked all parties that are contributing to the successful execution of the project, declaring that the world tennis champion Rafael Nadal will attend the opening ceremony and play a game.
In a speech, Khanna expressed profound gratitude and appreciation to the Kuwaiti federation for the reception he received and the hospitality he enjoyed during the short visit.
He commended the facilities he saw at Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah International Tennis Complex, saying it is one of the best tennis complexes in the world.
Khanna declared that the complex will serve not only Kuwaiti tennis players but also their counterparts from the Gulf, Arab and Asian countries, indicating that the new complex will increase the rate of tournaments in the region.