All set for Fed Cup

Manama : Organisational preparations of Fed Cup by BNP Paribas have been concluded with Bahrain all set to become the first country to host this prestigious event in the region, designed for the second group of Asian distaff tennis players.

To be organised by Bahrain Tennis Federation (BTF) under the supervision of the International Tennis Federation, this prestigious event will take place over the period of February 6-10 at the Federation’s courts in the Isa Town-based Polytechnic University.

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The Organising Committee, led by Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Mubarak Al Khalifa, Deputy President of BTF, has been working tirelessly to complete all the necessary arrangements for hosting the event in coordination with Bahrain Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs, the Ministry of Interior and other governmental entities involved in organising this contest.

“The main courts, as well as the training courts, are now ready to embrace the event. Constructing the stands is now complete. We are raring to go to host this prestigious cup,” said a spokesperson of BTF.

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It’s worth noting that 14 countries have so far registered to take part in the event, including Indonesia, Iran, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Oman, Pacific Oceania, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Uzbekistan.

The participating countries’ delegations are expected to begin arriving in Bahrain today, where they will be accommodated in the K Hotel.

 

Source Credit: DT News

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