Mallorca’s ATP announces the presence of a world star


He Majorca ATP is preparing its 3rd edition with the aim of offering again from June 24 to July 1 a great contest in the week before the Wimbledonculmination of a short and intense tour of the grass at the ‘cathedral’ of tennis for the third contest grand slam of the season after australia tomorrow and Roland Garros.

Mallorca can boast an extraordinary list of champions, as the Russian and former world number 1 Daniel Medvedev prevailed in the inaugural edition of 2021 and in Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas3rd in the ranking and another candidate for the throne, the winner in 2022.

In a press conference, tournament organizers announced this Monday that a world star has confirmed his presence at the ATP of Mallorca, Nick Kyrgios, last year’s Wimbledon finalist and one of the most impressive players when tennis is taken seriously. The Australian had already played last year in Mallorca, with success Laslo Djere and WO before Roberto Bautista in the round of 16.

Kyrgios, now world number 24, is gifted with a brutal talent that will allow him to take on any challenge he sets himself, including Grand Slam titles, but he himself admits that he wants a lifestyle that often conflicts with the demands of tennis. professional. However, seeing him on court is always an incentive for the game he can play and for his ability as a ‘bad boy’ on the ATP circuit.

The Australian has not played an official match since his loss in October against the American taylor fritz in the quarterfinals of Tokyo ATP. Kyrgios, 27, has yet to debut this season as he underwent surgery in January to repair a knee injury.

Mallorca ATP also strives to bring to the island the best tennis players in America today, taylor fritz (10th in the ranking), Frances Tiafoe (14th) and tommy paul (19th), to promote Mallorca’s tennis and tourism in the US.

The promoter and director of the Balearic tournament, Edwin Weindorfer and Tony Nadalannounced that “talks are very advanced” for the three who will compete in Mallorca, which they will share that week in Eastbourne ATP.

“For us it will be very important to have major American tennis players because of the great growth that the American tourist market is experiencing in Palma. The talks are well advanced,” said Toni Nadal.

During his retirement, Toledo feli lopezThe 42-year-old will also have his share of fame as he will play his final professional tournament in Spain in Mallorca. “We are united by a great friendship and I am glad that his successful career can have a tribute like the one he deserves in Mallorca,” said Toni Nadal.

Source: La Verdad


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