Campinas – Discover the paulista soul of the international tennis

THE TOURNAMENT: ATP CHALLENGER Sao Paulo Challenger de Tennis

From 10/02 to 10/08

Surface: Clay outdoor

Prize money: $ 50,000

Past champions: 2016 Facundo Bagnis – 2015 Facundo Arguello – 2014 Diego Schwartzman – 2013 Guilherme Clézar – 2012 Guido Pella – 2011 Maximo Gonzalez

Defending champion Facundo Bagnis

Entry list: Federico Delbonis (Arg) – Carlos Berloq (Arg) – Pedro Sousa (Por) – Facundo Bagnis (Arg) – Renzo Olivo (Arg) – Nicolas Almagro (Esp) – Gastao Elias (Por) – Andrej Martin (Svk) – Guido Andreozzi (Arg) – Maximo Gonzalez (Arg)

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. It’s a main business center but for a visitor, besides the obvious business/academic opportunities, Campinas offers the shopping, gastronomy and nightlife typical of a large city, but with ease of access to the beautiful landscape and the scenic towns of the Mantiqueira mountain range. Campinas also hosts a considerable historical heritage from the late XIX century, associated with the properity of coffee farming during this period.

TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS:

  • Parque Portugal


  • Padreira do Chapadão


  • Santuario Nossa Senhora Desatadora Dos Nos


BEST PLACES TO STAY:

  • Leon Park Hotel e Convenções. Recently renovated, this *** hotel, rated 8.4 on Booking, is located in central Campinas. Guests can also enjoy regional specialties, as well as a selection of drinks in the hotel’s restaurant. Prices for modern rooms, always equipped with a flat screen TV and a minibar, start 60$ per night with breakfast included.
  • Radisson Red Campinas. Featuring free WiFi, a sauna and an outdoor pool, wonderful 4 stars Radisson Red Campinas offers accommodations in Campinas, rated 9.3 on Booking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and a private free parking. Each room is air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom. A 21 mq2 standard studio costs 117$ per night.
  • Royal Palm Plaza Resort. This resort, rated 8.7 on Booking, offers 5-star accommodation, less than 4.8 km from the center of Campinas. It features several outdoor swimming pools and many recreational facilities to choose from. Wi-Fi is available. All luxurious rooms are spacious and well designed. Recreational facilities include 4 tennis courts, a game room, a fitness area and a wellness center. The resort has 7 restaurants and bars with pleasant ambiances. Prices from 243$ per night for a deluxe family room with breakfast included.

USEFUL LINKS:

Tournament Official Site

Campinas on Brazil Travel Guide

Your Hotel in Campinas


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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 


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  • BEIJING – ATP 500 + WTA PREMIER China Open


Total money prize: $ 4,164,780 + $ 5,424,394

Surface: Hard Outdoor

Main players: Andy Murray (Gbr) – Rafael Nadal (Esp) – Milos Raonic (Can) – David Ferrer (Esp) – Richard Gasquet (Fra) – Roberto Bautista Agut (Esp) – Bernard Tomic (Aus) – Pablo Cuevas (Uru) – Sam Querrey (Usa) – Fabio Fognini (Ita) + Angelique Kerber (Ger) – Garbine Muguruza (Esp) – Agnieszka Radwanska (Pol) – Simona Halep (Rou) – Karolina Pliskova (Cek) – Venus Williams (Usa) – Carla Suarez Navarro (Esp) – Madison Keys (Usa) – Svetlana Kuznetsova (Rus) – Dominika Cibulkova (Svk)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Bejing Official

Accomodations

  • TOKYO – ATP 500 Rakuten Japan Open 


Total money prize: $ 1,506,385

Surface: Hard Outdoor

Main players: Stan Wawrinka (Svi) – Kei Nishikori (Jpn) – Thomas Berdych (Cek) – Marin Cilic (Cro) – Gael Monfils (Fra) – David Goffin (Bel) – Nick Kyrgios (Aus) -Feliciano Lopez (Esp) – Ivo Karlovic (Cro) – Kevin Anderson (Rsa)

Tournament Official Site

Go Tokyo Official

Accomodations

  • MONS – ATP CHALLENGER Ethias Trophy


Total money prize: € 106,500

Surface: Hard Indoor

Main players: Jan Lennard Struff (Ger) – Paul Henri Mathieu (Fra) – Jeremy Chardy (Fra) – Dustin Brown (Usa) – Ricardas Berankis (Ltu) – Ivan Dodig (Cro) – Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) -Radu Albot (Rou) – Lukas Lacko (Svk) – Pierre Hugues Herbert (Fra)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Mons Official Site

Accomodations

  • STOCKTON – ATP CHALLENGER Stockton Challenger


Total money prize: $ 100,000

Surface: Hard Outdoor

Main players: Bjorn Fratangelo (Usa) – Francis Tiafoe (Usa) – Denis Kudla (Usa) – Tim Smyczek (Usa) – Dennis Novikov (Usa) – Santiago Giraldo (Col) – Blaz Rola (Slo) – Grega Zemlja (Slo) – Quentin Halys (Fra) – Peter Polansky (Can)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Stockton Official

Accomodations

  • MOHAMMEDIA – ATP CHALLENGER Marocco Tennis Tour


Total money prize: $ 50,000

Surface: Clay Outdoor

Main players: Damir Dzumhur (Bih) – Gerald Melzer (Aut) – Roberto Carballes Baena (Esp) – Daniel Gimeno Traver (Esp) – Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo (Esp) – Elias Ymer (Swe) – Andrej Martin (Svk) -Arthur De Greef (Bel) – Thiemo de Bakker (Ned) – Steven Diez (Can)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Mohammedia on Hey Marocco

Accomodations

  • CAMPINAS – ATP CHALLENGER Campoenato Internacional 


Total money prize: $ 40,000

Surface: Clay Outdoor

Main players: Carlos Berloq (Arg) – Facundo Bagnis (Arg) – Thiago Monteiro (Bra) – Rogerio Dutra Silva (Bra) – Renzo Olivo (Arg) – Maximo Gonzalez (Arg) – Nicolas Kicker (Arg) -Guido Andreozzi (Arg) – Joao Souza (Bra) – Pedro Sousa (Por)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Campinas on Best Days

Accomodations

  • PORTO – ITF MEN Porto Open


Total money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay Outdoor

Main players: Nikola Milojevic (Srb) – Lorenzo Giustino (Ita) – Jan Mertl (Cek) – David Perez Sanz (Esp) – Oriol Roca Batalla (Esp) – Germain Gigounon (Bel) – Maxime Chazal (Fra) -Michal Konecny (Cek) – Peter Torebko (Ger) – Matteo Viola (Ita)

Tournament Official Site

Go to Porto Official Site

Accomodations

  • REDDING – ITF WOMEN The Ascension Project Women


Total money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Hard Outdoor

Main players: Sachia Vickery (Usa) – Alize Lim (Fra) – Francoise Abanda (Can) – Sesil Karatantcheva (Bul) – Mayo Hibi (Jpn) – Laura Robson (Gbr) – Greet Minnen (Bel) – Kayla Day (Usa) – Bernarda Pera (Usa) – Ana Vrljic (Cro)

Tournament Official Site

Visit Redding Official Site

Accomodations

  • TOOWOOMBA – ITF WOMEN Hutchinson Builders Toowoomba Tennis International


Total money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Hard Outdoor

Main players: Fanghzou Liu (Chn) – Julia Glushko (Isr) – Arina Rodionova (Aus) – Miyu Kato (Jap) – Eri Hozumi (Jpn) – Dalma Galfi (Hun) – Storm Sanders (Aus) – Jennifer Elie (Usa) – Jia Jing Lu (Chn) – Georgia Brescia (Ita)

Tournament Official Site

Toowoomba Official Site

Accomodations

  • BOL – ITF WOMEN Crocircuit Power by Lukas Sport


Total money prize: $ 10,000

Surface: Clay Outdoor

Main players: Tena Lukas (Cro) – Gabriela Pantuckova (Cze) – Lenka Jurikova (Svk) – Julia Wachaczyk (Ger) – Magdalena Pantuckova (Cze) – Agnes Bukta (Hun) – Sara Cakarevic (Fra) – Vendula Zovincova (Cze) – Nina Potocnik (Slo) – Patra Januskova (Can)

Bol Tourism Official
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