La Bisbal is ready to debut in the WTA 125 category


He Solgironès La Bisbal d’Empordà International Tournament has her debut in the WTA 125 category of the women’s professional circuit ready. From the first edition, in 2016, to the present, from June 5 to 11, the tournament has been climbing the positions on the ITF women’s tennis ladder, until finding a place on the main Tour.

Xavier Ponsatipresident of CT La Bisbal, and Marta Sanchezdirector of the competition, presented an event that will also increase table setting, with 32 participants and a financial prize of $115,000.

As a sign of this increase in quality, the request for a Canadian invitation leylah fernandezUS Open finalist in 2021 and currently managed by former Catalan tennis player Julián Alonso.

Aliona Bolsova and Marina Bassols they will also have a place at home, waiting for the list to grow with the well-classified players who did not make it past the first week of the Roland Garros tournament.

At the launch event, the presence of one of the tournament’s ambassadors, Manolo Orantes, which highlighted the leap in the quality of women’s tennis in recent years, due to quality and physical condition.

La Bisbal Center Esportiu Tennis Club, founded in 1985, will once again compete in this international event, with many of its 1,600 members involved in the organization and development of the tournament.

Access to matches, on clay, will be free.

Source: La Verdad


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