Legendary Multiple Grand Slam Tennis Champion Mary Pierce to Attends 2015 Lexus Tennis Festival
In her first visit to the Hashemite Kingdom, Ms. Pierce will be the Guest of Honor during the 8-day Lexus Tennis Festival, which will feature local tournaments. Open to all age groups, the exhibition matches will highlight two top 70 international players including a Family Tennis Day with Ms. Pierce as the special star guest.
“I am delighted to come to Jordan and especially to celebrate the first Tennis Festival,” Ms. Pierce said. “It is an honor for me to attend this event and I am very excited to discover this wonderful country.”
Pierce, a French champion, turned pro at the age of 14. She won four Grand Slam titles, including the 1995 Singles Australian Open, the 2000 Singles French Open, the 2000 doubles French Open, and the 2005 mixed doubles Wimbledon title.
“We are thrilled to have Mary Pierce at our academy.” said Tennis Academy President Khalid Naffa who is the driving force behind the festival. “This is the first time we have hosted a tennis champion of her caliber in Jordan. Our kids are super excited and we are looking forward to building a long-term relationship with Ms. Pierce for the benefit of the game in Jordan.”
The 2015 Lexus Tennis Festival will be held under the patronage of HRH Prince Faisal Al Hussein, President of the Jordan Olympic Committee, member of the International Olympic Committee and the Kingdom’s leading advocate of sports and its crucial role in the development of our youth.
About The Tennis Academy Amman, Jordan
The academy’s mission is to create a dynamic and professional environment for young and aspiring Jordanian tennis players to thrive and eventually compete on the global tennis stage.
Essential to this mission is hosting international events like the 2015 Lexus Tennis Festival, so that our kids can be exposed to the highest levels of the game and most importantly, to instill in them a belief that they too can one day become champions.
For more information about the Lexus Tennis Festival, please call: 079-696-9530 or email: TTAAMMAN@GMAIL.COM or check out our Facebook page: THETENNISACADEMYAMMAN
For more information about Mary Pierce’s visit and for interview requests, please call: 079-552-8589 or email: TTAAMMAN@GMAIL.COM
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