Travel BlogNovember 23, 2021

LUX Tennis Pairs up with Patina Maldives and 5-time Grand Slam Tennis Champion Martina Hingis for a Week-long Tennis Camp

To inaugurate its new partnership with recently opened luxury island resort Patina Maldives, Fari Islands, LUX Tennis paired up with Swiss tennis legend and former five-time grand slam champion Martina Hingis for a unique week-long tennis masterclass package from 15th – 22nd of November 2021, that offered guests at Patina an experience like no other.

Whatever skill-level, beginners to budding professionals, the tennis masterclass package offered tennis enthusiasts at Patina an extraordinary opportunity to benefit from a one-hour private tennis lesson with Martina Hingis as well as a partaking in a fun group tennis clinic with the tennis legend. Moreover, part of the package was a training session with the Resident LUX Tennis Pro to prep for the big one-on-one with Hingis or to perfect their own tennis skill sets. Fans of Hingis were more than welcome to have their picture taken with the grand slam winner to forever treasure that whimsical luxury holiday experience.

Swiss tennis legend, and former professional tennis player, Martina Hingis spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No. 1 and won a total of 5 Grand Slam singles titles, 13 Grand Slam women’s doubles titles and 7 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles, which makes a combined total of 25 major titles in the world of tennis. Hingis set a series of records during the 1990s, including youngest-ever Grand Slam champion and youngest-ever world No. 1.

Widely considered an all-time tennis great, Hingis was elected into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2013 and was appointed two years later the organization’s first-ever Global Ambassador.

LUX Tennis is dedicated to providing unforgettable moments and exceptional experiences, on and off the tennis court, with master coaches and ATP or WTA-listed professionals globally. The team specializes in providing personalized tennis management services as well as customized programs and requests for their luxury resort partners.

Based in Spain but operating worldwide in more than 30 destinations to date, LUX Tennis was founded in 2017 and is managed by Joan Soler (CEO) and Tony Rajaobelina (COO) who are both former professional tennis players and luxury hotels & resort based pro coaches.

Managing all tennis-related activities, customized programs and private training for clients in luxury resort destinations, the team has in-depth knowledge, experience, and performance improvement training strategies that are being perfectly mixed and matched for tennis lovers globally.

Patina Maldives, Fari Islands is the inaugural flagship property from sophisticated new lifestyle brand Patina Hotels & Resorts, the latest hospitality concept by Capella Hotel Group. Designed by renowned Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan, Patina Maldives offers 90 contemporary one- to three-bedroom Beach and Water Pool Villas, alongside 20 Fari Studios, all of which embody a harmony of sanctuary and stimulation. Set in the Fari Islands archipelago in North Malé Atoll, guests can immerse themselves in a new expression of island life through thoughtful tailor-made wellness journeys, interactive music programmes, captivating culinary experiences, and bask in the light-filled James Turrell Skyspace Amarta — all while embracing the vibrant social scene that emanates from the destination’s communal heart: the Fari Marina Village and Fari Beach Club.

For more information about partnerships, sponsorships, or advice on managing your tennis services at your luxury hotel or resort, please send your inquiries to contact@luxtennis.com or visit the LUX Tennis website at www.luxtennis.com