New Look of Tennis Court GBK Created by Abipraya, Inaugurated President

03 February 2018


Jakarta, February 3, 2018 - As one of the commitments of PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) in supporting the 2018 biggest sporting event, the Asian Games. This is evidenced by the inauguration of Tennis Indoor Stadium and Outdoor Tennis at Gelora Bung Karno Senayan, Jakarta by President Joko Widodo this morning.

"Hopefully the new face of this tennis stadium can add to the pride of Indonesia who is not inferior to other state stadiums," said Bambang E. Marsono, President Director of PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero).

This is not without reason, because the current appearance of the stadium is modern and international. From the budget of Rp 2.8 trillion spent by the Government for the renovation of Gelora Bung Karno area, Brantas Abipraya get this contract with a value of Rp 92.8 billion. These funds are allocated through the Directorate General (DG) of Cipta Karya, Ministry of Public Works and People's Housing.

Accompanied by Minister of Public Works and People's Housing (PUPR), Basuki Hadimuljono, Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture Puan Maharani, Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto and Chief of Staff of President Moeldoko, President of Jokowi said that the inauguration of this tennis court proves the readiness of Indonesia in welcoming the Asian Games to be held in August 2018 tomorrow.

More magnificent standing in the area of ​​GBK, this international standard tennis court can now accommodate more audiences. The reason, for the current indoor field can be filled 3,954 people spectators and 3,832 people spectators for outdoor field.

"The new look is not only visible from the capacity of the audience only, the chairs also look more modern and comfortable with single seat, which used to only use wood length wise," added Bambang.

The more modern and comfortable, the facilities also increase. This is evidenced by the presence of softbase harcourt seats, 1,500 lux lighting system, scoring board and AC chiller watercool system in indoor field. For outdoor field, besides equipped with sound system which strength strengthened also have CCTV camera.

Strengthened his position to become one of the State-Owned Construction in Indonesia, not only renovated Tennis Indoor and Outdoor Tennis, Abipraya has successfully built vertical dwelling for the athletes of Asian Games 2018 later, namely Wisma Athlet Kemayoran C2-1 and C2-3, also Wisma Athletes in Jakabaring, Palembang.

"It is our challenge to fix one of the buildings that are the assets of this country, and the challenge is also for us and the community to continue to maintain and maintain it," said Bambang.