Corendon Tennis Club Kemer Opens with Prestigious TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour Event

Corendon Tennis Club Kemer Opens with Prestigious TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour Event

Corendon Tennis Club Kemer Opens with Prestigious TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour Event

The Corendon Tennis Club in Kemer has officially opened its doors with the prestigious TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour Turkey event, held from April 14 to 21. Modeled after top tennis academies such as the Rafa Nadal Academy and Mouratoglou Academy, the event showcased global tennis stars and young talents.

During the ITB Tourism Fair, Corendon Group announced a partnership with the German Tennis Federation, which has culminated in hosting the TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour. This tournament draws young players aged 8-16 from various European countries, offering a platform to display their skills on an international stage.

The TEN-PRO Global Junior Tour is among the most significant junior tournament series in the world, running since 2015 in countries including the Netherlands, Germany, France, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Greece, Egypt, Dubai, and the USA. Corendon Tennis Club Kemer, accommodating 200 young players from 44 countries, provides a state-of-the-art facility that meets global standards, enriching the sports experience for its participants.

The opening of Corendon Tennis Club Kemer was attended by numerous dignitaries and media members. Prominent figures such as Kemer District Governor Ahmet Solmaz, Kemer Mayor Necati Topaloğlu, the Provincial Director of Youth and Sports Yavuz Gürhan, Provincial Director of Culture and Tourism Candemir Zoroğlu, TEN-PRO Tournament Director Goran Novakovic, and Chairman of the Board of Corendon Tourism Group, Yıldıray Karaer, delivered opening speeches. The event marked a significant boost to Antalya and Kemer’s value, bringing back major tennis tournaments to Turkey after a nine-year hiatus.

Yıldıray Karaer shared his enthusiasm at the press conference, stating, “At Corendon Tourism Group, we are dedicated to merging sports and tourism, contributing to Turkey's development. By combining tennis with the serene nature of Kemer, we provide a unique atmosphere that blends the calming effect of greenery with the unifying power of sports. Opening Corendon Tennis Club Kemer with such a special tournament is immensely valuable to us, as it helps promote Kemer and enhance the region’s potential in sports-focused tourism.”

The Corendon Tennis Club offers a unique tennis experience in the lush greenery of Kemer, featuring 14 clay courts. It aims to introduce Antalya and Kemer to tennis enthusiasts worldwide while promoting a healthy lifestyle. The facility also plans to host international events, positioning the region as a hub for sports tourism.

Additionally, Corendon Tourism Group offers special tennis packages at the Corendon Playa Kemer hotel, located just 3 km from the tennis club, enhancing the experience for guests and participants alike.