The popular 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament thrilled the Pattaya crowd once again

March 2023

Pattaya, Thailand – The 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament recently held at the Fitz Club – Racquets, Health and Fitness was a smashing success. It is considered one of the most popular Tennis events in Pattaya which Tennis lovers always look forward to participate in or watch the thrilling matches. Sponsored by AssetWise, Yonex Thailand, Carabao Group, Daikin, VC Fabric, Tecnifibre, Home Mart, Supply Gallery and TPI Polene, the tournament brought local and international competitors and lively fans who came out for the 3 days of non-stop epic tennis action. There were many new entrants in this year’s tournament.

As one of the most highly anticipated sports events in Pattaya each year, the entertaining matches were once again competitive and produced top-level tennis. The tournament adopted an ATP World Tour finals style setting and the round-robin scoring system format which enabled competitors to play several electrifying matches against different opponents making it an action-packed weekend for all.

This year’s tournament was oversubscribed very quickly with all the spots filled within the first registration day. A new entrant from Belgium, Mr Staphanne Ifi took the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Champion title. He delivered a stellar performance and entertained all spectators with his finesse. The runner-up was Mr. Jiri Cermak, who has been a long-time participant of the Fitz Club Tournaments, and was the previous champion. Honorable mention to Mr. Ill Gu Windles who was the winner of the second division. Amazing athletes, admirable sportsmanship, and perfect weather made the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament an event to remember!

The Fitz Club Tennis Tournament continues to promote sports, friendship, recreation, and the value of an active lifestyle, especially to more senior players. Royal Cliff aims to build a Tennis and sports community in Pattaya and give the older generation opportunity to stay active, improve their game, and get more socially connected. It continually makes a positive difference in the lives of senior athletes who are given the chance to play, have fun and develop a lifetime appreciation for the sport. Throughout the tournament there were lots of food and beverages for everyone to enjoy. The event also had a certified nurse on standby to cater to any injuries making it a very well organized tournament.

Fitz Club – Racquets, Health & Fitness has been frequented by top ATP players including Mikhail Youzhny, Denis Istomin and Nikolay Davydenko who has set up tennis camp here frequently. The Tennis courts are of the same standard as the Australian Open so top players choose Fitz Club to get used to the conditions to prepare for the big grand slam tournament. Renowned as the leading luxury sports center in Thailand’s Eastern Seaboard region, it is fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities including excellent cardio machines, 7 floodlit tennis courts, 2 air-conditioned squash courts, table tennis, a swimming pool, and sauna & steam rooms.

For more information on the Royal Cliff Hotels Group and Fitz Club, please visit and or send an email to fitz@royalcliffadmin

About the sponsors


AssetWise aims to develop both vertical and horizontal projects on high-potential locations under the “We Build Happiness” concept. Currently, the company has completed the development of 44 condominium and housing estate projects under its brands that are created to bring happiness appropriate to all lifestyles, including KAVE, ATMOZ, MODIZ, ESTA, and THE HONOR brands, with a total investment of THB 46,700 million.


CARABAO GROUP PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED is a holding company engaging in manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing energy drinks and other beverages in a vertically integrated manner starting from upstream productions of key packaging materials i.e. glass bottle and aluminum can down the chain to bottling and canning of finished products as well as distribution channel management both domestically and internationally under the world-class product, world-class brand vision.


SIAM DAIKIN SALES CO., LTD, is a joint venture between Siam Motors Group and Global Daikin which have been operating in Japan for almost 100 years, distributes Daikin air conditioning and air purifier product solution for residential and commercial throughout Thailand. Daikin is a world’s leading air conditioning company, creates new values for tomorrow by developing new value to the world by creating and improving product and service based on near-to-the-market strategy with strong knowledge about the air. Our promise is to “Perfecting the Air” for all requirements.


“Tecnifibre is proud to be the sponsors of the Fitz Club for the very first time and wishes all participants the best in the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament.” Tecnifibre is the Players’ Company. We are the fastest growing tennis brand on the worldwide market today. Founded in 1979, we are a French company run by tennis players, providing equipment (rackets / strings/ balls/ accessories/ bags) for tennis players. Our Team members include Iga Swiatek (World No.1 and 3 times Grand Slam Winner) and Daniil Medvedev (2020 ATP Tour Finals & 2021 US Open Champion). Our mission is to unlock every player’s potential using our equipment – we are sure that you will find the right equipment, and you will improve your performance by using the rackets and strings in our range.


FAR EAST SPECIALITY CO., LTD. is considered as one of the leading distributors of the sport products in Thailand. We are appointed to be the sole distributor of racket sports brand “YONEX” for 48 years. YONEX is the world class sport brand that specializes in badminton and tennis. By combining timeless Japanese craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology, Yonex have been giving players the tools they need to triumph on the court for over 60 years. The Yonex philosophy has always remained the same: to contribute to the world through innovative technology and the highest-quality products.

Photo Caption: Royal Cliff’s CEO (centre) with the players at the opening ceremony of the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Championship. The popular Tennis tournament organized by Royal Cliff Hotels Group attract competitors from across the globe.
Photo Caption: Mr. Thibault Sellier (left), the Resident Manager of the Royal Wing Suites & Spa congratulates Mr. Stephane Ifi (right), the Champion of the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament
Photo Caption: Sponsors of the 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament offer numerous prizes and gifts for the participants.
The popular 15th Fitz Club Tennis Tournament thrilled the Pattaya crowd once again
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