Travel broadcaster Phil Blizzard discovers ‘Tennis at the Palace’ which will see legends of this sport making it game, set and a great match in the capital of the United Arab Emirates.
Fortnum & Mason presents Tennis at The Palace, an elegant, stylish and quintessentially British garden party set in the lavish grounds of Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi. Guests will enjoy grass court tennis played by some of the Legends of the game, including Tim Henman, Richard Kraijchek and trick shot specialist Mansour Bahrami. Thursday is exclusively an all-female environment, an evening of tennis and glamour, and features Wimbledon Ladies Champions Marion Bartoli and Jana Novotna. Other players lined up include the charismatic Australian - Pat Cash, Henri Leconte the former French Open doubles winner and finalist and from Morocco Younes El Aynaoui . Tennis at the Palace, with the stunning backdrop of the Emirates Palace, runs from Thursday 12th March to Saturday 14th.
For those wishing to stay at this fabulous resort Emirates Palace are offering a special package between March 9th and 18th . This special Tennis at the Palace package, offers discounted room rates, daily breakfast and one day event tickets to enjoy the matches. Plus access to the Palace Lounge and BMW airport transfers for suite bookers.