Óbidos – Visit this little medieval gem of Portugal and enjoy some good tennis moments!

THE TOURNAMENT: ITF WOMEN Bom Sucesso Ladies Open 3

From 10/09 to 10/15

Surface: Carpet outdoor

Prize money: $ 25,000

Tournament location: Bom Sucesso Tennis Academy – Rua do Comércio Nº 27, OBIDOS, 2510-662, Portugal

How to arrive: Lisbon international Airport is far from tennis venue about 89 km and from old town less than 80 km and 50 minutes driving. The tennis venue is at about 13 km from city centre.

Entry list: Irina Kromacheva (Rus) – Magdalena Frech (Pol) – Anna Kalinskaya (Rus) – Georgia Brescia (Ita) – Maria Teresa Torro Flor (Esp) – Elitsa Kostova (Bul) – Olga Ianchuk (Ukr) – Katy Dunne (Gbr) – Valeria Savinkh (Rus) – Veronika Kudermetova (Rus)

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Former top 100 Irina Kromacheva will lead the seeding of the tournament

THE TOWN: Óbidos is a little and cute town and in the Oeste Subregion of Portugal. The town proper has approximately 3100 inhabitants. The municipality population in 2011 was 11,772 in an area of 141.55 square kilometres. The area of the town is located on a scenic hilltop, encircled by a fortified wall. It remains a well-preserved example of medieval architecture; its streets, squares, walls and its castle are a popular tourist destination. The castle now houses a pousada. The municipality is also home to the famous Praia D’el Rey golf complex, one of the top golf resorts in Europe.

TOP 3 ATTRACTIONS:

  • Vila Natal

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  • Óbidos Castle

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  • The Azulejos of the City Gate

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BEST PLACES TO STAY:

  • Hostel ArgonautaExcellent structure located at 200 mt from Óbidos Castle and rated 9.2 on Booking. It features shared kitchen and bathroom with free toiletries.  The unit has accommodation in dormitories and double rooms. A single bed in dormitory costs 26€ per night with free WiFi, parking and breakfast included in the price.
  • Innfusion. Located 1 km from Vila Natal, this hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi throughout the property and an on-site bar. Each rooms have a TV and a private bathroom. You will find an ATM at the property. Prices? For a little but cozy double room you will pay 65€ per night with breakfast included in the price. Rated 8.7 on Booking!
  • Guesthouse Torre de Maneys. Wonderful accomodation rated 9.3 on Booking a few steps from Vila Natal. Each room at this guesthouse is air conditioned and is equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Certain rooms feature views of the garden or city. A double room costs 125€ per night with free WiFi and excellent breakfast included.

USEFUL LINKS:

Tournament Info

Óbidos Official Tourism Pages

Óbidos Vila Natal Official Site

Your Hotel in Óbidos

 

Enjoy this new Portuguese Tennis Trip!!!

 

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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) – Marin Cilic (Cro) – Dominic Thiem (Aut) – Rafa Nadal (Esp) – Roger Federer (Sui)

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)

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Accomodations

  • QUANZHOU (Chn) – ATP CHALLENGER 2017 International Challenger Quanzhou


Money prize: $ 50,000

Surface: Hard outdoor

Main players: Yuki Bhambri (Ind) – Yuichi Sugita (Jpn) – Duckhee Lee (Kor) – Luca Vanni (Ita) – Blaz Kavcic (Slo) – Maximilian Marterer (Ger) – Thomas Fabbiano (Ita) – Uladzmir Ignatik (Blr) – Enrique Lopez Perez (Esp) – Stefano Napolitano (Ita)

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Accomodations 

  • GUADALAJARA (Mex) – ATP CHALLENGER Jalisco Open Presented by Aeromexico 


Money prize: $ 50,000

Surface: Hard outdoor

Main players: Victor Estrella Burgos (Dom) – Vasek Pospisil (Can) – Tennys Sandgren (Usa) – Jason Jung (Tpe) – Dennis Novikov (Usa) – Noah Rubin (Usa) – Marcelo Arevalo (Esa) – Sam Groth (Aus) – Jerzy Janowicz (Pol) – Akira Santillan (Jpn)

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Accomodations

  • MORNINGTON (Aus) – ITF WOMENS Mornington Peninsula Women’s Tennis International


Money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Main players: Arina Rodionova (Aus) – Liza Cabrera (Aus) – Arantxa Rus (Ned) – Julia Glushko (Isr) – Barbora Krejcikova (Cze) – Fanni Stollar (Hun) – Destanee Aiava (Aus) – Katy Dunne (Gbr) – Sherazad Reix (Fra) – Varatchaya Wongteanchai (Tha)

Tournament Info

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  • CANBERRA (Aus) – ITF MEN ACT Clay Court International #2


Money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Main players: Jordi Samper Montana (Esp) – Marc Polmans (Aus) – Omar Jasika (Aus) – Blake Mott (Aus) – Evan King (Usa) – Dayne Kelly (Aus) – Jose Statham (Nzl) – Maverick Banes (Aus) – Makoto Ochi (Jpn) – Alex Bolt (Aus)

Tournament Info

Visit Canberra Official 

Accomodations

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


Money prize: $ 25,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Main players: Cindy Burger (Ned) – Lina Gjorcheska (Mkd) – Viktoria Kamenskaya (Rus) – Conny Perrin (Sui) – Valentini Grammatikopoulou (Gre) – Jasmine Paolini (Ita) – Myrtille Georges (Fra) – Andreea Mitu (Rou) – Martina Trevisan (Ita) – Irina Maria Bara (Rou)

Tournament Info

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Accomodations

  • UMAG (Cro) – ITF MEN Istarska rivijera, Umag


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay outdoor

Main players: Riccardo Belotti (Ita) – Kristijan Mesaros (Cro) – Zdenek Kolar (Cze) – Pere Riba (Esp) – Attila Balasz (Hun) – Tomislav Brkic (Bih) – Ljubomir Celebic (Mne) – Nino Serdarusic (Cro) – Kaichi Uchida (Jpn) – Hernan Casanova (Arg)

Tournament Info

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Accomodations

  • LE HAVRE (Fra) – ITF WOMEN 28e Open du Havre


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay indoor

Main players: Tamara Korpatsch (Ger) – Elyne Boeykens (Bel) – Fatma Al Nabhani (Oma) – Kimberly Zimmerman (Bel) – Daiana Negreanu (Rou) – Theo Gravouil (Fra) – Deborah Kerfs (Bel) – Ilona Kremen (Blr) – Martina Colmegna (Ita) – Ekaterina Yashina (Rus)

Tournament Official Site

Official Le Havre Tourism Site 

Accomodations

  • ANTALYA (Tur) – ITF MEN FUTURE Tennis Organization Cup


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Clay Outdoor

Main players: Kamil Majchrzak (Pol) – Cem Ilkel (Tur) – Marvin Netuschil (Ger) – Ivan Nedelko (Rus) – Lukas Mugevicius (Ltu) – Mariano Kestelboim (Arg) – Jay Clarke (Gbr) – Dimitar Kuzmanov (Bul) – Altug Celikbilek (Tur) – Anil Yuksel (Tur)

Tournament Info

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Accomodations

  • OBIDOS (Por) – ITF WOMEN Bom Sucesso Ladies Open 1


Money prize: $ 15,000

Surface: Carpet Outdoor

Main players: Harmony Tan (Fra) – Yana Sizikova (Rus) – Helene Scholsen (Bel) – Josephine Boualem (Fra) – Jacqueline Cabaj Awad (Swe) – Corinna Dentoni (Ita) – Ines Murta (Por) – Andrea Ka (Cam) – Karin Kennel (Sui) – Petra Januskova (Can)

Tournament Info

Obidos’ Tourism Guide

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