Venue will be home to the biggest international tennis academy in the region
Kuwait-based Tamdeen Group has announced that work is progressing at full swing at its Shaikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah International Tennis Complex. The project will have a built-up area of 263,430sqm and aims to position Kuwait as the preferred international tennis destination in the region.
According to a statement, the project will be the first multi-facility and services complex for tennis in the country. It will house the main headquarters of the Kuwait Tennis Federation and 18 courts, including the main tennis stadium covered court with over 5,000 seats. It also has a secondary open court with 1,500 seats.
The developer says the Shaikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah International Tennis Complex is ‘one of the country’s pioneering and significant public-private partnership projects and the biggest sports project in value and size under the Kuwait Public Authority for Sport since its establishment’.
“This major development embodies the capabilities of Tamdeen Group in realising its goals in leading the development of mixed-use projects in Kuwait that meet the aspirations of Kuwaiti society as a whole, a society whose wise leadership views sports as a means for progress,” remarked Group Chairman Mohammed Jassim Khalid Al Marzouq.
The venue will host the largest international tennis academy in the Middle East with the Kuwait Tennis Federation. It aims to provide Kuwaitis with access to world-class facilities and coaches. The complex will have eight covered courts and eight open courts, all of which are equipped with modern facilities. The complex also includes a five-star hotel and retail outlets, a statement from Tamdeen said.
“In cooperation with the Public Authority for Sport and Kuwait Tennis Federation, we will work together to develop and support young sport talents in the country by providing the facilities and training for talented tennis players in Kuwait. Through this tennis complex, we will provide a fertile sports environment for training Kuwaiti athletes to excel in international sports. Today we have reached advanced stages in building this creative sports monument, which will put Kuwait and its championships on the international sports map,” Al Marzouq added.