Tennis: Kinder+Sport Tennis tournament in Malta

Monday, May 22, 2017, 9:45

The prestigious international tennis tournament, Kinder+Sport which is sponsored by Kinder Ferrero, will be staged on our shores as part of an international circuit that will touch nine nations in the coming months.

The ‘Malta’ tournament will be held in two stages between May 20 and May 28 at the Marsa Sports Club and between July 3 and July 9 at the Pembroke Tennis Club. The winners of both tournaments will fly to Rome to represent Malta in the International Masters between August 20 and August 25 2017.

Anyone can participate and there is no registration fee. Participants will compete in age group which range between U10- category to U 16.

During the past editions, the finalists can get the opportunity to meet several tennis personality including Francesca Schiavone, Flavia Pennetta, Sara Errani, Jo Wilfried Tsonga, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli, Corrado Barazzutti and Nicola Pietrangeli.

The Kinder+Sport Tennis Trophy is being organized by the Italian Tennis Federation (FIT) in conjunction with Kinder Ferrero Group and supported locally by the Malta Tennis Federation.

This initiative first brought up by former Italian champion Rita Grande, has been extended to the international circuit this year with similar tournaments being held in Austria, Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Israel Luxembourg, Monaco, Hungry and Malta, before the final tournament held in Rome to determine the overall winners.

“This is another feather in the Maltese Tennis Federation’s cap, an initiative born out of the close collaboration between the Maltese Federation and its Italian counterpart. I would like to thank the Italian Tennis Federation and Kinder Ferrero for bringing the tournament in Malta. I would like to convey its best wishes to all participants,” the Malta Tennis Federation president Dr David Farrugia Sacco said.

On may obtain more details by sending an email on info”maltatennisfederation.com or visit the Federation website (www.maltatennisfederation.com).

Tournament’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KinderPlusSport





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