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Emma Raducanu is hosting a tennis clinic at Amilla Maldives in October

In October, rising British tennis star Emma Raducanu will become the latest major tennis champion to share her skills and pro tips with guests at Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences. While on the private island of Baa Atoll from October 25-November 2, the former US Open women’s singles champion will treat lucky Amilla guests to a 60-minute tennis clinic in the resort jungle, to US Open standards. courts.

Taking place on October 27, the tennis clinic will see Emma share her best tips and expert knowledge with guests looking to improve their game. She will also attend a meet-and-greet event with resort guests and hopes to encourage even more people. of all ages to play tennis. Emma commented: “I am delighted to experience the Maldives for the first time and would like to thank Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences for this opportunity. I will share my experience with the guests and have an amazing time there.” The 19-year-old tennis star made history last year by becoming the first qualifier and the youngest British player to win a Grand Slam title at the US Open. She was later named WTA Newcomer of the Year. After dominating on the courts, the inspiring young player has even become a style icon, like the new face of Dior.

Held in conjunction with LUX Tennis, operator of Amilla’s tennis operations, Emma’s is the latest in a long line of tennis masterclasses hosted by leading professionals and former Amilla champions, former players World No. 1 Angelique Kerber and Pat Rafter, to Olympic gold medalist Sasha Zverev and Davis Cup winner Viktor Troicki. A big supporter of the sport, Amilla Maldives regularly hosts visiting tennis pros throughout the year, as well as a ‘resident pro’ to coach resort guests. As the world’s first Inclucare-certified resort, Amilla also recently announced plans to extend the ability to play on its courts to people with disabilities as well; Wheelchair tennis star Cisco Garcia will be visiting Amilla Maldives at the end of September to help publicize the initiative.

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