New in Abu Dhabi: Fortnum & Mason’s Tennis at The Palace (VIDEO)

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Tennis at the Palace

From March 12-14, a tennis tournament will be held on grass for the first time in the United Arab Emirates. And not just any old lawn. This tournament will take place on the verdant grounds of the Emirates Palace, a lavish hotel in Abu Dhabi that’s managed by Kempinski. Sponsored by Fortnum & Mason, the event will channel a stylish British garden party, with guests treated to fine cuisine while they watch the singles and doubles tournaments.

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A host of legendary tennis stars has been recruited to play: Tim Henman, Pat Cash, Richard Kraijchek, Mikael Pernfors, Peter McNamara, Younes El Aynaoui and Mansour Bahrami. There will also be a “ladies evening” on Thursday with Wimbledon Ladies Champions Marion Bartoli and Jana Novotna.

Emirates Palace

A special accommodations package is available, which includes ticket(s) to Fortnum & Mason presents Tennis at The Palace, discounted room and suite rates, international buffet breakfast in Le Vendome, and a welcome amenity. Note that there is a dress code for the event. For more information, visit www.tennisatthepalace.ae

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