Picture shows: Group picture on the Opening Day on 11 September 2009 by Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket’s General Manager, Mr. Peter Komposch. (Middle in yellow)
Phuket – 15 September 2009, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket hosted the 8th Annual Double Smash Tennis Competitions from 11-13 September 2009.
Participants were categorized into 2 leagues: Hoteliers and Open. This year’s Final round for Hotelier was fun filled with winning score of 8 : 4. The winners is a team, coupled up from representatives from Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket and Amanpuri, Saran Somwongsa and Jeerapong Amornmasdis respectively. The 1st runner up are both from Outtrigger – Paipan Riyapan and Panumas Theptong.
‘Open League’ was finished with the score 8 : 6. Nikorn Intaramunee, a Tennis trainer and Somchai Rattanapan, ex-staff from Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket enjoyed their winning over the team from Phang Nga – Somsak Samart (last year 1st Runner up) and Sirowan Jittakarn.
Award presentation held on 13 September 2009 after the final match by Mr. Peter Komposch, General Manager, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket.
The charity tennis opens to men and women of all ages, inviting all tennis instructors and staff of Laguna Hotels and Other Hotels in Phuket to participate. Almost 80 Tennis players from all over the place join the competition. This is more or less like an annual reunion. Everyone knows each other as it is a friendly promising to come back every year.
Part of proceeds from the tournament will be donated to Handicap Children School in Pakok to use for needed items such as rice, cooking oil, and cleaning supplies. So not only fun and healthy but also return something to the beloved community.