Aphrodite Hills Resort, Cyprus, May 12, 2019
The festive Opening Ceremony of “Carbo One Cup Tennis Europe Junior under 12” took place at the Aphrodite Hills Resort on Sunday 12th of May 2019.
This impressive event is held for the second year in a row with the participation of young athletes from 22 countries and is definitely a highlight in the sports and social life of Cyprus. The tournament was established with the financial support and exclusive sponsorship of Carbo One Ltd.
The International tournament is held under the auspices of the President of Cyprus Mr. Nicos Anastasiades and the First Lady, Mrs. Andri Anastasiades, who kindly attended the Opening Ceremony.
Many distinguished guests honoured the ceremony with their presence. The Chief Executive Officer of Aphrodite Hills Resort, Mr. George Misirlis, welcomed all young athletes while emphasizing the importance of such major athletic events, being organized on the island and pointing out that Cyprus is the ideal Mediterranean sports destination. Minister of Education and Culture Mr. Kostas Champiaouris as well as the President of Cyprus Tennis Federation, have also addressed the tournament.
Mrs. Katerina Christou, member of the Board of Carbo One Ltd, delivered a speech whilst Marcos Baghdatis, the popular Cypriot professional tennis player, who also attended the event, had the opportunity to take pictures with the young players.
This European Tournament is currently being held at the professional tennis courts of Aphrodite Hills Resort, powered by Carbo One Ltd, one of the largest coal trading companies in the world, which supports and promotes junior sports activities.
“Carbo One Cup Tennis Europe Under 12” finals will take place on the 18th of May 2019 within the official competitive calendar of the Tennis Europe International Association.