10 Wonderful Places Where You Can See Tennis Next Week

KEY BISCAYNE (Usa) – ATP MASTERS 1000 + WTA PREMIER Miami Open

Money prize: $ 7,913,405 + 6,993,450

Surface: Hard outdoor

ATP Entry List: Andy Murray (Gbr) – Novak Djokovic (Srb) – Milos Raonic (Can) – Stan Wawrinka (Sui) – Kei Nishikori (Jpn) – Gael Monfils (Fra) – Dominic Thiem (Aut) – Rafa Nadal (Esp) – Roger Federer (Sui) – David Goffin (Bel)

WTA Entry List: Serena Williams (Usa) – Angelique Kerber (Ger) – Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol) – Simona Halep (Rou) – Karolina Pliskova (Cze) – Dominika Cibulkova (Svk) – Garbine Muguruza (Esp) – Madison Keys (Usa) – Johanna Konta (Gbr) – Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus)

Miami Open Official Site

Miami and Beaches Travel Guide

Accomodations

  • LEON (Mex) – ATP CHALLENGER Torneo Internacional Challenger Leon 2017


Money prize: $ 75,000

Surface: Hard outdoor

Entry List: Malek Jaziri (Tun) – Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) – Ernesto Escobedo (Usa) – Stefan Kozlov (Usa) – Joao Souza (Bra) – Vasek Pospisil (Can) – Teymuraz Gabashvili (Rus) – Tennys Sandgren (Usa) – Jason Jung (Tpe) – Jerzy Janowicz (Pol)

Tournament Info

León on Visit Mexico

Accomodations 

  • CROISSY BEAUBOURG (Fra) – ITF WOMEN Engie Open de Siene et Marne 


Money prize: $ 60,000

Surface: Hard indoor

Entry List: Oceane Dodin (Fra) – Vitalia Diatchenko (Rus) – Su Wei Hsieh (Tpe) – Ekaterina Alexandrova (Rus) – Kateryna Kozlova (Ukr) – Maryna Zanevska (Bel) – Anna Blinkova (Rus) – Isabela Shinikova (Bul) – Sabina Sharipova (Uzb) – Tamara Korpatsch (Ger)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Croissy Beaubourg Official

Accomodations 

  • ST.BRIEUC (Fra) – ATP CHALLENGER Internationaux de tennis masculin Open Harmonie Mutuelle


Money prize: $ 50,000

Surface: Hard indoor

Entry List: Gerald Melzer (Aut) – Sergiy Stakhovsky (Ukr) – Lucas Lacko (Svk) – Norbert Gombos (Svk) – Kenny De Schepper (Fra) – Quentin Halys (Fra) – Tobias Kamke (Ger) – Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo (Esp) – Simone Bolelli (Ita) – Marco Chiudinelli (Sui)

Tournament Official Site

Visit St.Brieuc Official

Accomodations 

  • SANTA MARGHERITA DI PULA (Ita) – ITF WOMEN Santa Margherita di Pula


Money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Entry List: Veronika Kudermetova (Rus) – Valentini Grammatikoupolou (Gre) – Jasmine Paolini (Ita) – Valeria Solovyeva (Rus) – Myrtille Georges (Fra) – Alize Lim (Fra) – Daniela Hantuchova (Svk) – Bianca Andreescu (Can) – Martina Trevisan (Ita) – Andreea Mitu (Rou)

Tournament Info

Visit Pula Official

Accomodations 

  • MADRID (Esp) – ITF MEN V Torneo Internacional Masculino Villa de Madrid


Money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Entry List: Jonathan Eysseric (Fra) – Ricardo Ojeda Lara (Esp) – Yannick Maden (Ger) – Stefano Travaglia (Ita) – Carlos Taberner (Esp) – Alexandre Muller (Fra) – Roberto Ortega Olmedo (Esp) – Marc Giner (Esp) – Roberto Marcora (Ita) – Alvaro Lopez San Martin (Esp)

Tournament Info

Visit Madrid Official

Accomodations 

  • TEL AVIV (Isr) – ITF MEN The Mary L. Bianco Charitable Fund ITC Circuit


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Hard outdoor

Entry List: Amir Weintraub (Isr) – Laurynas Grigelis (Lit) – Edan Leshem (Isr) – Enzo Couacaud (Fra) – Peter Kobelt (Usa) – Eric James Johnson (Usa) – Daniel Cukierman (Isr) – Ben Patael (Isr) – Vadym Ursu (Ukr) – Raleigh Smith (Usa)

Tournament Info

Visit Tel Aviv Official

Accomodations

  •  CAMPINAS (Bra) – ITF WOMEN Circuito Feminino Future de Tênis


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Entry List: Paula Cristina Goncalves (Bra) – Victoria Bosio (Arg) – Gabriela Ce (Bra) – Julieta Lara Estable (Arg) – Nathaly Kurata (Bra) – Dana Kremer (Ger) – Barbara Gatica (Chi) – Martina Capurro Taborda (Arg) – Lisa Marie Maetschke (Ger) – Fiona Codino (Fra)

Tournament Info

Campinas Tourism Guide

Accomodations

  • MANAMA (Bar) – ITF MEN Bahrain ITF Future 2017


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Hard outdoor

Entry List: Tallon Griekspoor (Ned) – Michal Konecny (Cze) – Filip Horansky (Svk) – Sanjar Fayziev (Uzb) – Markus Eriksson (Swe) – Benjamin Lock (Zim) – Tobias Simon (Ger) – Jonas Merckx (Bel) – Victor Durasovic (Nor) – Anis Ghorbel (Tun)

Tournament Info

Visit Bahrain Official

Accomodations

  • OBIDOS (Por) – ITF WOMEN ITF WOMEN Bom Sucesso Ladies Open 2


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Carpet Outdoor

Main players: Harmony Tan (Fra) – Helene Scholsen (Bel) – Estelle Cascino (Fra) – Josephine Boualem (Fra) – Jacqueline Cabaj Awad (Swe) – Yana Sizikova (Rus) – Corinna Dentoni (Ita) – Ines Murta (Por) – Anna Giulia Remondina (Ita) – Karin Kennel (Sui)

Tournament Info

Obidos’ Tourism Guide

Accomodations

Campinas – A paulista ITF women tournament in the “grass fields” of Brazil

THE TOURNAMENT: ITF WOMEN  Circuito Feminino Future de Tênis

From 03/27 to 04/02

Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Tournament location: Sociedade Hipica de Campinas – Rua Buriti s/n -Bairro das Palmeiras, Campinas – Brasil

How to get: Courts of SHC are far about 6 km and 12 minutes driving distance from Campinas’ downtown. At about 30 minutes driving and 27 km from SHC is Viracopos Intl Airport of Campinas.

Past winners: 2016 Dayana Yastremska – 2015 Andreea Mitu – 2014 Irina Camelia Begu – 2013 Maria Irigoyen 

Entry list: Paula Cristina Goncalves (Bra) – Laura Pigossi (Bra) – Victoria Bosio (Arg) – Gabriela Ce (Bra) – Ana Sofia Sanchez (Mex) – Julieta Lara Estable (Arg) – Nathaly Kurata (Bra) – Dana Kremer (Ger) – Julia Stamatova (Bul) – Barbara Gatica (Chi) 

Paula Goncalves will be the home star of the tournament


THE TOWN: Campinas is a Brazilian municipality in São Paulo State, part of the country’s Southeast Region. According to the 2010 Census, the city’s population is 1,080,999,making it the fourteenth most populous Brazilian city. 

Campinas means “grass fields” in Portuguese and refers to its characteristic landscape, which originally comprised large stretches of dense subtropical forests (mato grosso or “thick woods” in Portuguese), mainly along the many rivers, interspersed with gently rolling hills covered by low-lying vegetation.
TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS:

  • Bosque dos Jequitibas


  • Parque Portugal


  • Catedral Metropolitana de Campinas


BEST PLACES TO STAY:

  • Leon Park Hotel e Convenções. Delicious *** hotel rated 8.3 on Booking and located in central Campinas, within 35 minutes’ drive of Hopi Hari and Wet n’ Wild amusement parks. It features an outdoor pool, buffet breakfast, and free Wi-Fi. The price for a deluxe twin room of 27 mq2 is 86 USD per night.
  • Meliá Campinas. Excellent **** accomodation rated 8.7 on Booking and situated in the elegant and safe Cambui district. It features an outdoor pool, a gym and a goood onsite restaurant. The 27 mq2 Melia Guestroom costs 121 USD per night (149 USD in b&about).
  • Royal Palm Plaza Resort. Fantastic ***** hotel rated 8.7 on Booking and located at less than 4.8 km from the center of Campinas. It features several outdoor swimming pools and many recreational facilities (4 tennis courts, a game room and a fitness area) to choose from. Wi-Fi is available. For wellness it provides massage services, a sauna and an outdoor hot tub. The resort has 7 restaurants and bars with pleasant ambiances. Rooms are spacious and well designed. Prices for a luxury double room? From 266 USD with breakfast included.

The breathtaking pool of Royal Palm Plaza Resort

USEFUL LINKS:

Tournament Info

Campinas on BrazilTravelGuide Site

Accomodations 


Enjoy this new Brazilian Tennis Trip!!!

Florianópolis – The Best Brazilian Place Where To…See Tennis

From 31st July to 5th August in Florianópolis there will be the 4th edition of Wta Brasil Tennis Cup with a 226,750$ money prize. After winning 2015 edition the hostess Teliana Pereira come back with the desire to confirm as tournament champion. But many are the players who will attack her leadership, coming especially from Europe like rumenian Irina Camila Begu, latvnian Elena Ostapenko, french Caroline Garcia and germans Laura Siegemund and Annika Beck.

Florianópolis is a town of the Southern Brasil, capital of Santa Caterina state. It’s known especially for having a high quality of life and infact it has been defined by brasilian magazine Veja “the best place in Brasil where to live”. It is visited every year by thousands of tourists for its wonderful beaches, its incredibile sea food and its high waves…infact Florianópolis is a real surfing mecca.

Tournament will take place as usual on hard courts of Federação Catarinense de Tênis, far just 16 km from Luz International Airport. The town is connected to most important brasilian cities and with many other foreign towns (usually with a stop in Sao Paulo). Look at the best flights at better prices on skyscanner.

What to see in Florianópolis:

  • DUNES – As permanent preservation areas dunes are, without doubt, one of the biggest tourist attractions. It’s impossible for everyone not to be charmed by its burning sands which protect the advance of the sea.

  • CONCEIÇÃO LAGOON – In the center of Santa Caterina Island, close to beaches, dunes and mountains, this lagoon is the best natural spot in Florianópolis. Paradise of sports like windsurf, kite-surf, kayak and sail, the lagoon is also a fantastic place for night life full of trendy bars and fine restaurants.

  • CAMPECHE ISLAND – Campeche Island (Ilha do Campeche) is one of the top attractions for ecotourism and adventure travel in Florianópolis. Easy to reach from Florianópolis (5 minutes by boat from Praia do Campeche), the island listed as an Archaeological and Landscape Heritage Site by IPHAN (Brazil’s National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute) is open to controlled visitation.

Being a tourist town, Florianópolis has several accomodations for different types of tourists. The medium price of the hotel is quite good so there is the possibility to book hotels with a very intersting value for money. Enter here for a full list of possible solutions.

  • BUDGET ACCOMODATIONS: Pousada Porto do Avoredo. Just 50 metres from Praia dos Ingleses beach, this solution offers 36 mq2 flat with cable TV, refrigerator, air-conditioned and fully equipped kitchen. Rate starts from 36€ per day including breakfast buffet, free wi-fi and access to the outdoor pool.
  • COMFORTABLE ACCOMODATIONS: Costa Norte Ingleses Hotel. Just located outside Praia dos Ingleses, this beuatiful hotel is Nr.1 in Florianópolis for Tripadvisor’s users. Suggested for beach lovers is quite far from city center, in this hotel there is a delicious restaurant (with special menus for kids), an indoor pool and soccer and tennis courts. Rooms are spacious, very well furnished and equipped. Daily rate, for a double room, starts from 74€ with breakfast and free wi-included.
  • LUXURY ACCOMODATIONS: Majestic Palace Hotel. Directly located on Baia Norte, in the heart of Florianópolis, this 5 stars hotel get wonderful rooms of 24mq2 with every comforts. Ask for a Luxury Rooms if you want a wide glass window with a fantastic view on the Baia Norte. Prices? 85€ for a standard room, 89€ for a luxury room always with breakfast and wi-fi included. With half board included, prices for standard room will start from 126€ for night, prices for luxury ones will start from 143€.

For further info about tournament and tourism:

FLORIANAPOLIS ON BRAZILTRAILS

FLORIPA TRIPS

BRASIL TENNIS CUP

Tournament location is at

Federação Catarinense de Tênis

Av. Governador Irineu Bornhausen, S/N – CEP: 88025-200 – Florianopolis/SC

 

Enjoy!!!