We are pleased to announce the celebration of the 40th anniversary edition of the traditional International Tennis Cup Tournament at Casa de Campo, an event that will be inaugurated on Thursday, August 31st at La Terraza Tennis Center. The Casa de Campo International Tennis Tennis Cup Tournament was founded by Italian-Dominican businessman Vincenzo Mastrolilli in 1978 and since then has been held uninterruptedly thanks to the efforts of Casa de Campo Resort and the Central Romana Corporation.
At the press conference held on Friday, August 11th, Mr. Andrés Pichardo, president of Casa de Campo Resort, thanked all those present and stated: “We are very proud to celebrate the beginning of this great and traditional event organized by tennis director, Matías Territoriale and we encourage residents of the community and the region to participate. This year, as is customary, local and foreign players, over 21 years old, will participate in the event in singles and doubles matches, divided into male and female categories.”
La Terraza Tennis Center has 13 Har-Tru courts, with spectacular views that have been played on by world renowned personalities such as Ivan Lender, Nicky Pietrangeli, Manolo Orantes, John McEnroe, Jim Courier as well as celebrities, Robert Redford, Michael Douglas, Laz Alonzo, and Oscar de la Renta, among others.
The first singles matches will start at 9:00 am on Thursday and the official opening is scheduled for 5:00 pm that same day. The singles matches will continue on Friday and Saturday and as well as the first doubles games. The La Terraza Tennis Center will also host a dinner on Saturday night for the players and the finals will be held on Sunday, August 3rd, starting at 9:00 a.m. The awards ceremony will start at 2:00 p.m.
Traditionally, players who enter the event come from Puerto Rico, Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, Venezuela, Colombia, Spain, Italy, Guatemala and the United States (New York and Miami), as well as the Dominican Republic. Approximately 200 tennis players from the Dominican Republic are expected to participate, divided into singles and doubles.
The event is sponsored by the Central Romana Corporation, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Banco del Progreso-American Express, Cerveceria Presidente, Wilson, Scotiabank, Brugal, Snapple Juices and Gray Goose Vodka.
40th annual Casa de Campo Tennis Cup
When: August 31st – September 3rd
Where: La Terraza Tennis Center, Casa de Campo
Register: To register or to learn more about the 40th Casa de Campo International Tennis Tournament, please call 809-523-8698; toll-free 1-888-212-5073; or email [email protected]. Registration closes on August 28th.