Hideaway Welcomes Jürgen Melzer this December

PUBLISHED December 05, 2018

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa has announced that the resort will be hosting Austrian professional tennis player, Jürgen Melzer this December

During his stay at Hideaway, Jürgen Melzer will be playing on Hideaways tennis court on Thursday the 6th December 2018. 

"If you are lucky enough to be visiting us at Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa, make sure you do not miss this tennis game between Jürgen Melzer and Tomislav Serdarusic, which promises to be a good one!" reads a statement by Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa.

Jürgen Melzer is one of the oldest players who still hold the place in the ATP rankings, standing as the sixth best-ranked player among those who are older than 36. In 2011, he reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 8. That same year, he also had success in the doubles, winning the US Open in 2011 with Philipp Petzschner. In 2010, he was a semi-finalist at Roland Garros where he overpowered Novak Djokovic in the quarters after dropping the opening two sets.

Tomislav Serdarusic, from Croatia, has been coaching professional tennis for the past 18 years all over the world. He has worked on professional tournaments with top 200 ATP singles and doubles player. He is currently the tennis coach at Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives, one of Hideaways sister properties.

Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa is located on the crescent-shaped Dhonakulhi Island in the north of the Maldives belonging to the Haa Alifu Atoll; 290 km from the capital Malé. Following a $50million investment in the redevelopment of the whole-island and an extensive renovation of the property, previously known as Island Hideaway, the five-star resort offers guests the luxury of space and privacy across 297,000 square metres. 

The 103 luxury villas fall into eight categories ranging from beachfront to over-water. Each villa has been carefully positioned to offer peace, comfort and privacy to guests. Home to the first fully functional marina in the Maldives, due to its unique reef system, Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa boasts an enviable dive spot close by. 

The resort offers an extensive programme of wellness and sporting experiences, vast culinary offering, and one of the largest spas in the Maldives. Characterised by its intimate ambience and remote location, the island resort stays true to its name and offers guests a true hideaway. 

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