January 30, 2013 – Doha, Qatar – The Qatar Tennis Federation is proud to once again partner with Total, this time in presenting the Total Qatar National 2013 Youth Tournament from February 1-5, 2013 at the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex. The continued partnership showcases the commitment to the growth and success of tennis in Qatar.
Tariq Darwish Zainal, Assistant Secretary General for the Qatar Tennis Federation said, "The Qatar Tennis Federation is proudto partner with Total in the Total Qatar National 2013 Youth Tournament. Total's continued involvement in community initiatives is highlighted by their support of this youth tournament. The future of Qatar tennis is on display during this event and the Qatar Tennis Federation takes pride in growing the game and creating the stars of tomorrow."
As one of the select youth national tennis tournaments in the country, 55 boys and girls from Qatar will participate in the five-day event in categories including: for boys – Under 8s, Under 9s, Under 10s, Under 12s, Under 14s, and Under 18s; for girls – Under 8s, Under 10s, Under 12s and Under 14s.
Stephane Michel, Managing Director of Total E&P Qatar said, “Total is proud to reinforce its partnership with the Qatar Tennis Federation by becoming the main sponsor of the Qatar National Junior Tournament 2013. We are confident that Total’s sponsorship will help expand the interest and popularity of tennis amongst the youth in Qatar. Supporting sports and Qatari youth is a main part of our corporate social responsibility program as it is a major contribution to social development, the forth pillar of Qatar National Vision 2030.”
With the continued support ofTotal, the Qatar Tennis Federation provides young Qatari tennis players the best resources and opportunities available to reach their maximum potential and compete in renowned tennis tournaments locally, regionally and internationally. In addition, the Qatar Tennis Federation is fully committed to elevate the level of tennis in the country and produce future champions.