From Formizin to the International BNL in Italy

2022-03-29 – Memories – from left to ancient Agnoli, Vitale, Saracino, Bertuchi, Arginelli

The “Memorial Stefano Antichi” stage for the merits of Roman women in Meridiana. Clay Court from 2 to 15 April

FORMIGINE (MO) – Casinalbo di Formigine, Tuesday 29 March 2022 The La Meridiana Club of Casinalbo de Formigin has been confirmed as a reference reality to the provincial, regional and national tennis scene, thanks to the level of competition it has been able to organize. In the next few days, in particular, it will be time for the thirteenth edition.Stefano Antichi Memorial“, Listed Saturday 2 to Friday 15 April. The Tournaments, reserved for women, It starts with the suburban playground for those who dream of participating in the Foro Italico Italian Tennis International BNL. Certainly a very difficult goal which, thanks to this tournament, could become a reality.

The “Memorial Stefano Antichi”

The tournament was born to commemorate the founder of the Modena Company, who died in 2009. Lhasa Metali, It is valid as a regional qualification of Emilia-Romagna for athletes who want to enter the board scheduled for 2 to 15 May in Rome, the most important tennis event in our country, International BNL D’Italia. But how exactly does this path work? Athletes participating in the regional tournament of the Italian Tennis Federation TPRA (Tennis ranking players amateur), Through the latter they are able to qualify at the provincial level. Through another provincial event, the players who will enter the regional stage are eligible; The finalists move to the national circuit from which the name emerges which will be able to enter the qualifying table of the International BNL in Italy directly. This formula, reminiscent of what happens in football at the English Football Association Challenge Cup, could thus allow players who are outside the official rankings to compete against established professional athletes at Forro Italico.

Given that registrations will close next Friday, April 1, at 12.00, it is not yet possible to define Numbers That’s right Tennis players in the competition Although It is expected to be more than one hundred. However, there are already clear signs that the technical level is certain “Memorial Stefano Antichi” It would also be nice for this thirteenth edition. Among the tennis players already registered, Stephania Rubini of Class 2.1, registered for the Canottieri Casale Monferrato and who has already won the event in 2017. In all likelihood, he will be the first pick in the draw It is also important to highlight the presence of Carlotta Mokia, with a ranking of 2.4, registered with the Tristino Tennis Association; Registered with the Reggio Emilia Tennis Club, Giulia Guidetti from Modena and a member of the La Meridiana Club, with Class 2.5; Francesca del’Adera, 2.5, is a member of the Anguilla Association (BA) and Irene Riva, 2.5, is the president of Parma. The full picture will only be available from Friday, when the FIT match officials, Andrea Rinaldi, Stefano Sacchi, Paolo Verzani and Giampaolo Juboli set the scoreboard with the help of La Meridiana Club technicians.

This type of competition is unique in Italy – La Meridiana introduces the club’s director, Elio AgnoliBecause it manages, at the same time, to be both national and international. The original source said that about 15,000 tennis players were involved across Italy“So it would not be a coincidence that not only Emilia-Romagna’s athletes, but also girls from outside the region would be seen at the La Meridiana club.

Italian tennis and especially Emilia-Romagna are feeling a very positive moment. We are reaping the benefits of our continuous and caring work over the years. The La Meridiana Club fits this context of quantitative and, above all, qualitative development. “Memorial Stefano Antichi” is an excellent example of the club’s organizational ability6 – Emilia-Romagna announces Roberto Vitale, vice president of the regional committee.

The official presentation of the “Memorial Stefano Antichi” took place on Tuesday morning, March 29, at the Villa of the Meridiana Club. Among others, club president and director Andrea Bertucci and Elio Agnoli, Formizin municipality deputy mayor Simona Sarcino, sports councilor Marco Beagini, Emilia-Romagna regional committee vice president Roberto Vitale and Alessandro were present, among others. Arginelli, the head coach of the La Meridiana club’s tennis school.

All contest information can be found on the club’s website at

The La Meridiana Club, a reference point for tennis

Club La Meridiana is headquartered in Casinobo de Formigine via Fiori, a few kilometers from Modena. It was born in 1980 and currently has over 2,000 members. The obscure symbol of the La Meridiana Club is the eighteenth-century villa, surrounded by a 50,000-square-meter park.

Since its inception, sports have played a pivotal role in the life of the club The main discipline of the practice is tennis: Casinalbo has a tennis school (top school) attached to the Fit, where the presence of about 150 boys can depend on the presence of 30 agonists. The young athletes are followed by co-ordinated staff by coach Alessandro Arginelli. There are eleven grounds at player disposal, seven clay and four play-bricks (synthetic); Four lands are covered with a permanent structure, while a pressure switch structure is installed for the outer three from October to May.

Throughout the year, tennis courts host a variety of events and tournaments: the “Memorial Fontana”, a হাজার 25,000 ITF future on the international circuit, differs in its importance, during which athletes from around the world compete in singles and doubles.

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