Thanyapura Sports And Leisure Club Celebrates Finale Of Three Consecutive Tennis Tournaments
Its been a rewarding challenge hosting three tournaments in a row, and a joy to witness such a high standard of tennis." Robert Hauck, President, Thanyapura
PHUKET, THAILAND - The Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Club has recently finished its stint as the host of the Chang ITF Men’s Thailand Pro Circuit 2013 in Phuket. The finals of the last of the three consecutive US$10,000 tournaments were played out last week and the winners emerged triumphant.
From left; Alexander Ward, Great Britain; Antoine Escoffier, France; Craig Johns, Thanyapura Director of Sports Academies; Vijja Vajaranant, tournament director, Sports Society; Ryan Agar, Australia and Sebastian Bader, Austria.
Alexander Ward of Great Britain achieved impressive scores of 6:3 and 6:1, securing his smashing win against Russian Mikhail Fufygin which earned him the Singles trophy.
Alexander Ward did not fare so well in the Doubles finals however, with himself and Antoine Escoffier of France being defeated with scores of 7:6, 2:6 and 10:8 by Australian Ryan Agar and Austria’s Sebastian Bader.
Thanyapura’s Tennis Academy was chosen to host the tournament by the Tourism Authority of Thailand for its renowned state-of-the-art facilities, including six floodlit Plexicushion tennis courts and stadium seating for more than 600 spectators.
About Thanyapura. Thanyapura offers a diverse portfolio of unique properties centred on one idyllic campus in the heart of Phuket including Thanyapura Sports & Leisure Club (TSLC), a world-class sports and training facility for elite athletes and amateur enthusiasts, Thanyapura Mind Centre (TMS), which offers programmes for the cultivation of mental and emotional balance, Thanyapura Integrative Health Centre (TIHC), an optimal health facility with athletic performance, family medicine and anti aging capabilities, and Phuket International Academy Day School (PIADS). Thanyapura also encompasses the 77-room Thanyapura Sports Hotel (opening November 2012), the 38-room Thanyapura Retreat as well as a satellite operation, the five-star, nine-suite Thanyamundra Organic Resort two hours drive north of Phuket on a working organic farm adjacent to Khao Sok National Park. Thanyapura's leisure amenities extend to a day spa, fully equipped kids' club, arts studio and performance centre plus innovative food and beverage outlets featuring organic cuisine, wine and cooking instruction. Unrivalled on Phuket, Thanyapura presents the ideal destination for active leisure travellers, professional and amateur sports enthusiasts, corporate groups on offsite retreats, seminars, incentives and team building as well as for the active and wellness needs of the local community. Thanyapura prides itself on being a responsible member of the Phuket community, operating with integrity as equal opportunity employers and adhering to the highest ethical standards.