|Posted on March 4, 2017 at 2:50 PM|
Saturday, March 4, 2017 --- Tomas Berdych, renowned international tennis star currently ranked number 14 in the ATP rankings, inaugurated the new outdoor tennis courts at American University of Sharjah (AUS). The Czech star also played a few friendly games against AUS students, faculty and staff, including Chancellor Dr. Björn Kjerfve. The event was held as part of the American University of Sharjah Alumni and Corporate Sports Day 2017. The Alumni and Corporate Sports Day which was organized by the Office of Advancement and Alumni Affairs, engaged alumni and their employers with the AUS community. The day-long sports festival also included a 4K fun run, football and cricket tournaments, a boot camp session and Zumba for women and children. Raffle prizes, music, food and a variety of fun activities for children, including a bouncy castle, were also organized through the day."I'm happy to be part of this beautiful community where the university not only places emphasis on education but also equally on sports activities to enrich the students' university experience," said Berdych.