The west coast might be prime tennis territory subsequent month.
San Diego will host an ATP 250-level event in September the week earlier than the expanded two-week BNP Paribas Open begins in Indian Wells.
The San Diego Open, an ATP 250 event, might be performed on the arduous courts of Barnes Tennis Middle September Twenty seventh- October third.The Middle is situated at 4490 West Level Loma Blvd., San Diego, CA 9210.
The tournamnent will function a 28-player singles draw and a 16-team doubles draw. The occasion will provide a complete of $600,000 in prize cash and event champions will obtain 250 factors within the FedEx ATP Rankings.
“That is an unbelievable alternative for the Barnes Tennis Middle and the San Diego tennis neighborhood to come back along with the ATP to placed on a world-class males’s skilled tennis occasion,” stated Youth Tennis San Diego Chief Govt Officer Ryan Redondo, who will function San Diego Open event director.
In line with Redondo, extra seating, together with a 2,000-seat Grandstand on Stadium Courtroom, might be constructed to accommodate spectators on the Barnes Tennis Middle.
“With the scale of the draw, followers are going to have the chance to observe the highest gamers on this planet” Redondo stated. “We’re getting ready the venue to host the event and the seating on Stadium Courtroom will give followers an intimate setting to observe matches.”
The San Diego Open might be one in every of ten ATP Tour tournaments to be performed in the USA in 2021. Up to now, San Diego County has hosted quite a few males’s skilled tennis occasions, together with exhibitions, Davis Cup ties, World Championship Tennis and ATP Challenger tournaments, however it will mark the primary time an ATP Tour stage event might be performed in San Diego.
“We’re delighted to welcome the San Diego Open onto the ATP Tour calendar for this yr,” ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi stated. “I want to thank the organizing crew for his or her dedication to tennis and agility in stepping as much as stage this occasion at quick discover. It guarantees to play an essential function in delivering a robust end to the season for our gamers and followers.”
Event officers will announce ticket info and alternatives for volunteers and ball children quickly.
The Barnes Middle is owned and operated by Youth Tennis San Diego. It was in-built 1995 and accomplished in 1997. . For added info, please go to www.barnestenniscenter.com.
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