Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) announced that it will organize the (Qatar Rail Open) padel tournament, in collaboration with “PADEL IN" Company. The tournament is set to be held from 11 to 17 September 2022.
Qatar Rail's sponsorship for the tournament was announced during a press conference held at Padel In Aspire club, and was attended by several senior officials from Qatar Rail and PADEL IN Companies.
The tournament will be held at Padel In Aspire and Padel In City Center clubs. It is expected that about 700 men, women and juniors will be participating in these competitions.
On this occasion, Abdulla Ali Al-Mawlawi, Communication & Public Relations Director at Qatar Rail said: “We are pleased to be a part of this sports event alongside our partners in PADEL IN, and we are proud to sponsor the (Qatar Rail Open) Padel tournament, where we expect strong competitions".
He added: “Through our partnership with PADEL IN, we aim to encourage people to participate in Padel activities, which has gained a lot of popularity in Qatar, in addition to discover new talent-generations of young Qataris, as well as helping to raise the name of Qatar in the field of organizing international sports events".
In turn, Khalid Saadon Al-Kuwari, Co-founder of PADEL IN company, said: “I would like to thank Qatar Rail for sponsoring the (Qatar Rail Open) Padel tournament and supporting the Padel sport in Qatar. Padel as a sport has been growing steadily and rapidly in Qatar, which has contributed to the success of the country's hosting of two versions of the Padel World Championship, along with other international tournaments".
Al-Kuwari added: “In line with our existing partnership with Qatar Rail, we look forward to organizing an exceptional Padel tournament. We are committed to working closely with our partners in Qatar Rail to present this tournament in the best way".
The (Qatar Rail Open) padel tournament will be the second tournament to be organized within the PADEL IN TOUR in the 2022/2023 season. This season will witness 27 tournaments in each of Qatar, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia, from August 18, 2022, to June 24, 2023, with the participation of more than 30 thousand players.
The PADEL IN TOUR is one of the biggest Padel competition in the middle east. The matches will be broadcast live through their “live streaming feature" on YouTube to provide an ideal opportunity for Padel's fans to enjoy these competitions.