Rafael Nadal Academy launched in Kuwait; Indian girl Sai Harshita Adivi won maiden U-16 title

IIK Staff Reporter
Thursday, February 6, 2020

Indian girl Sai Harshita Adivi (Khushi) has won Girls U-16 category in the Tennis Competition conducted by Rafa Nadal Academy in Kuwait. The Rafal Nadal Academy was launched yesterday at the Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah International Tennis Complex located in Al-Zahraa in presence of tennis legend Spain's Rafael Nadal and a galaxy of high profile dignitaries.

Harshita received the trophy from the Master Player Mr. Rafael Nadal Wednesday evening in a glittering ceremony held at the newly launched facility near 360 mall. Mr. Nadal handed over the trophy in presence of Kuwait Royal Member His Highness of Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Rafa Nadal Academy Kuwait.

Hailing from west Godavari District in Andhra Pradesh, Harshita is studying in Class 9 at FAIPS (DPS) Ahmadi. She is the daughter of Shri Bala Siva Srikanth Adivi & Mrs. Mohini Vimala Kiran who hails from Bhimavaram, West Godavari District Andhra Pradesh. Harshita's father Mr. Bala is working as TPL Specialist I (HSE) in Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait.

Earlier the Rafal Nadal Academy was launched in the presence of National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri, President of Kuwait Olympic Committee Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Director General of Public Authority for Sport Humoud Flaiteh and his deputy Saqar Al-Mulla, Hawalli Governor Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Sabah and a number of Sheikhs, officials and dignitaries.

The ceremony also witnessed an exhibition match held between Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world number one, and his fellow challenger David Ferrer.

The complex includes 18 tennis courts, the inside main court accommodates 5000 spectators, while the outside one's capacity is 1500. The complex also contains a hotel with 300 rooms, and special utilities for tennis as well as Kuwait Tennis Federation's H.Q. The facility, built on an area of 70,000 square meters, contains several utilities and services regarding the game. The courts are well equipped in line with world-class standards.

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M. Siraj
Sunday, February 9, 2020
GR8 job. Congratulations. Keep it going Khushi.

Ujwal RItwik
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Great work Khuahi, you have made us proud. Best wishes for a rewarding future.

Jatin Ponda
Saturday, February 8, 2020
Congratulations Khushi and proud
parents... Wishing Khushi more success ahead in her life ...All the very best...

Scaria Varghese
Friday, February 7, 2020
Kushi you made all Indians proud by your achievement and I pray to Almighty that you soon become a world known champion.

jagadeep PK
Friday, February 7, 2020

Friday, February 7, 2020
Congratulations Khushi.... What a wonderful win... it is only an ice berg and wish you a much more successes ahead. I am sure your great hard work and your lovely parents supports behind this success.... looking forward for more such winnings in future.... best wishes....

Friday, February 7, 2020
Congratulations Sai harshitha.Go a head for Bright career in Tennis.All the best for the Bright future.

Abraham Oommen
Friday, February 7, 2020
Go Ahead brave girl! Good Luck.

Friday, February 7, 2020
Proud moment to Indian community. I am very proudly saying congrats and best of luck for her future.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Hearty Congratulations to Sai Harshita for the fantastic achievement & to the proud parents

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congratulations to Harshitha for a glorious evening, and receiving the trophy from the top ranked player and tennis legend, Rafa Nadal. I am sure it is a dream come true for her.
All the best to Kuwait Tennis Federation and hope in the immediate future they will host a world class tennis tournament.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congratulations Khushi. Well done!

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congrats harshita

Thursday, February 6, 2020
CONGRATULATIONS Sai Harshita Adivi (Khushi)


Thursday, February 6, 2020
Since the facilities are world class, as a 2035 vision, KTF need to open an International Level Tennis tournament with High prize amount, so that the Top level international players will participate. We want to see KUWAIT OPN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP in the near future.

All the best Kuwait Tennis Federation

Hywel Pinto
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congratulations Khushi ✨ All the best to the Academy 👍

F Kolhapurwala
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congratulations Harshita you have made us proud at FAIPS. Wishing you more success ahead in your life beta. all the very best.

Thursday, February 6, 2020
Congratulations... Wish you more achievements in coming future. God Bless you...

Ankit Shukla
Thursday, February 6, 2020
BRAVO & Hearty Congratulations !!

Burhan Ravat
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Wow , it was very fabulous opening ceremony of Rafal Tennis Academy. Well done by Tamdeen Group.
All the best for future developments and business to Tamdeen.

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