Rafael Nadal will open a Kuwait Tennis academy in 2020
The current World No. 1 tennis player Rafael Nadal will inaugurate his tennis academy in Kuwait in February 2020.
The Rafa Nadal Academy Kuwait will serve as the training and developmental hub of the all-new Shaikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah International Tennis Complex in Kuwait.
It will be part of a new 263,000 square metre development alongside Tamdeen’s flagship 360 Mall. However unlike it's main academy in Spain, the Rafa Nadal Academy Kuwait, will be non-boarding.
This new tennis academy is set to be the biggest international tennis academy in the Middle East.
The Shaikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah Tennis Complex features 18 courts, including a multi-purpose covered arena with more than 5,000 seats, a secondary open court with 1,500 seats, eight covered courts and eight open courts.
In a video message, Nadal said: “I’m personally very happy to open the Academy in Kuwait. We’re working hard to create the right programs for the kids and our members, making for strong development of tennis all over the region. See you very soon.”