A new tennis centre inaugurated at Debrecen University Campus
The University has come to the conclusion of a suppletory development project. The new facility has become the gem of the University’s sports infrastructure – as was announced at the ceremonial inauguration on September 13, 2019.
A new Sports-management and Tennis Centre has begun operating at Debrecen University. The most recent educational and sport facility of the institution was inaugurated by the leaders of the University and the Borough of Debrecen on September 13, 2019. The nickname of the facility has already become Teknős (tortoise) due to its shape. The hall itself contains a total of four tennis courts, two offices, a locker room with numerous cabinets and a communal lobby separated by a glass wall from the courts. On the first floor one can find a classroom which can seat seventy students plus another one with fourty seats to serve educational purposes. Viewing stands for one hundred supporters have also been built, but this floor houses the Department of Sports-management and Economy, too. It was also remarked at the inauguration event that building the facility was also highly necessiated by the fact that there are, as of now, 5000 students of the university who participate in daily physical education. Building the Tennis Hall incurred a cost of 860 million HUF most of which is from the Univesity’s own budget source, with a 31 per cent contribution of the Hungarian Government. One of the courts was was inaugurated by Ms. Andrea Temesvári, Grand-slam winner and Mr. Gábor Máthé, olympic champion of the deaf people.
Photo: János Miskolczi