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US ambassador joins tennis celebration

Repeka Nasiko
Sunday, February 19, 2012

UNITED States Ambassador Frankie Reed was one of the many who came out on Friday night to celebrate the end of the 2012 Fiji Tennis Invitational Classic at the Sofitel Resort and Spa in Denarau.

Speaking at the final dinner, Ms Reed said she was honoured to be part of the event that had brought many women from across the world to Fiji.

Ms Reed said she was happy to see many women like her doing similar things to inspire and encourage younger women to be all they could be.

Event organiser Ademola Oduwole said this year's event was very successful despite it being only three years old.

This year, seven women from as far as Hungary, Costa Rica and the US were part of the Tennis Classic.

The professional tennis players were given an opportunity to visit Vunarewa Village in Sigatoka where they taught basic tennis skills to young girls of the village.

Hollywood actress Raven Symone and singer Dawnn Lewis were the celebrity guests at this year's tournament.





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