Saudi tennis score

Building tennis from the ground up in Saudi Arabia

As the tears fell from Ons Jabeur’s eyes at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships this July, a group of girls almost 5,000km away were among millions left spellbound by the talented Tunisian. Jabeur may have just lost her second successive Wimbledon final, but the fighting spirit and honesty she demonstrated in defeat won her a host of new admirers.  In Saudi Arabia, tennis has long been a marginal sport. But under the direction of Saudi Tennis

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Fight Like A Girl: Building Saudi women’s boxing

Halah Alhamrani has spent her life using boxing and martial arts to break barriers and challenge perceptions. It began as an individual outlet, helping her deal with ADHD that remained undiagnosed until she went to college in the United States. In 2015, her deep-seated belief in the power of boxing led to her founding Fight Like A Girl gym in Jeddah.  Over the past eight years, Alhamrani’s dedication to promoting women’s involvement in boxing has

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Boxing is therapy

Boxing is a popular workout for a reason: it offers all the fitness benefits of the real thing, all without the intimidation of stepping into a ring or risking any real blows. One of Dubai’s most popular studios, Boxica in Studio City, has been doing a brisk business post-pandemic by going beyond boxing to offer unique mix of strength, indoor cycling and circuit-style workouts. The founder of this growing movement is Cyrus Rustom, a former member of the elite

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