Posted on January 03, 2017

As part of its on-going partnership with the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF), Aspetar continues to provide comprehensive world-class medical services at the ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open.

Running from the 2nd – 7thJanuary 2017, the tournament features some of the world’s greatest tennis players, including world number one Andy Murray, defending champion and world number two Novak Djokovic, and ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2012 champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. Working alongside Qatar Red Crescent staff, Aspetar’s team of experts includes sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, podiatrists, emergency medical staff, and paramedics.

Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Mohamed Ghaith Al Kuwari, Acting Director General of Aspetar, said: “We are proud to continue our work with the Qatar Tennis Federation. Since 2011, Aspetar has been the official and exclusive Medical Partner for the Qatar ExxonMobil Open as part of our long-term partnership agreement. This is an extension of our on-going efforts to provide integrated sports medical care in support of all local and international tournaments held in Qatar, while ensuring fast, on-the-spot reaction to any injury obtained during play.”

As part of its efforts to prevent injuries and ensure players are fit to compete at their highest performance level, Aspetar is also offering customised physiotherapy solutions. Players can receive treatment at Aspetar’s state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities, designed to treat injured athletes from all over the world. Held consistently since 1993, the ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open has become a pacesetter on the ATP World Tour’s 250 series and represents the highest prize-money event of the Tour. In addition to its support for the ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2017, Aspetar will provide medical support to the WTA Qatar Total Open 2017, which is scheduled to take place in February. 

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