Sanremo returns to the great tennis host with the ATP Challenger tournament, the official presentation in the region today

Sanremo and Liguria are ready to host a new and important international tennis event. Sunday 3 to 9 April Saturday ATP Challenger Sanremo Tournament Organized by Tennis Sanremo In collaboration with its regional committee Italian Tennis Federation, Patronage and support Liguria Region, Sanremo Municipality, Imperia Province, Casinos of Sanremo, Coni and Federtennis.

Founded by a colony of Englishmen living on the Riviera de Ponente called the “Tennis and Bridge Club”, President Matteo Ceverlo’s Tennis Sanremo celebrated the first 125 years of his life in 2022 and celebrated them with a special ceremony. On Sunday 3rd, from the start date of the qualifying round, on Saturday 9th April (final at 11am) will be the scene of the challenge of the prestigious International Men’s Singles Tournament with the equivalent of three courses (free admission) prizes of Corso Matuzia 28. From 45,000 euros. Main sponsor: Acqua Eva.

24 players will compete in the qualifying draw. (3 wild cards). The single draw will have 32 players (4 wild cards). Double draw consists of 24 pairs (2 wild cards). The winner of the tournament will have a total of 60 ATP points.

The headlights will light up Gianluca Magar (Best Ranking 65 ATP), Was born and raised in Sanremo in 1994, and was coached by technical manager Matteo Sivarolo’s Sanremo tennis team. Eighteen-year-old Dan is also on the entry list Holger Rune, The youngest tennis player in the top 100 ATP. Also pay attention Flavio Coboli, Roman, 19, 165 ATP and new winner of the Zadar Challenger of Croatia. Thirty-three years old Latvian Ernest Gulbis, Among the top 10 ATP tennis players in 2014, he went in search of a dignified result to move closer to the top of the world rankings. Thomas Fabiano (Best Ranked 70 ATP) is one of the most talented Italian tennis players, currently at home in Tennis Sanremo where the 21-year-old also trains. Matthew Arnoldi, Currently 355 ATP. Beware of the thirty-one year old French Pierre-Hughes Herbert (Best Ranking 36 ATP, currently 111) and Dutch Robin laughs (Best Ranking 33 ATP).

“After 10 years the ATP Challenger is back, the great tennis tournament that saw Gianluca Mager again as the hero, in San Remo, the new winner of the Challenger Gran Canaria, for a competition with a high technical rate. – Announced by the Sports Councilor of the Liguria Region Simona Ferro During today’s presentation at Sala della Trasparenza in the Liguria region – The names we see on the scoreboard are of the great international champions for a tournament that will bring the best talents of the moment to the Sanremo tennis court. This is the best way to celebrate the club’s 125 years of history and great tennis that is now a talent hub for our region and for Italy as a whole. ”

These are the words Gianni Berino, Regional Counselor for Tourism and Major Events: “From Sanremo I can only be happy that my city is home to a prestigious international tournament, the ATP Challenger Tour at the new and glorious tennis club: a great way to celebrate 125 years of activity. As a tourism councilor, I am equally happy because this kind of sporting event, seeing the participation of foreign athletes, attracts a lot of fans from all over the world who will be able to take advantage of the accommodation facilities in our area. “

Hosting the “ATP Challenger 80 Sanremo Tournament” is really a joy for our city, coming back more than a decade later – He claims Alberto Biancheri, Mayor of Sanremo – An event that honors Sanremo, embellishes the tennis tradition by enjoying it. The tournament is a recall initiative, a commitment by the world’s best young tennis players and Italian tennis players to help make the tennis club’s birthday even more special: 125 years of activity. “

“Sanremo has always been one of the major centers in our tennis region with a history of 125 years.
He said Andrea Fossati, President of FIT Liguria and Vice President of Coni Liguria – Starting here in the late fifties with the Davis Cup Challenge with Pietrangelli, Cirola and Merlo in the Seventies with category and Youth Championship, ten year Challenger with Memorial Tesitor and various competitions. Summer Cup Edition, European Under-14 Team Championship.

“We have finally returned to hosting an international tournament after several years and all our staff are ready for a week of top-level matches.
– He claims Matteo severloPresident of Tennis Sanremo, a club with over 300 members (100 under 18 boys), 8 tennis courts and 2 paddle courts – We are delighted to be able to rely on the participation of our Gianluca Magar and we hope that Arnoldi will be able to do well for us too. “Our tradition is confirmed by one of Djokovic’s first victories on our field in 2005.”

The program includes qualifying for the first match day of the singles draw, on Sunday 3 April and Monday 4 April. First and second rounds of singles and first round of doubles on Tuesday, eighth round of singles and first and second round of doubles on Wednesday, 7 quarter finals of singles and doubles on Thursday, 8 semifinals of singles and doubles on Friday (starting at 11)) And 14 at double.

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