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The 41st International Tennis Tournament Casa de Campo Cup will be held from August 30 to September 2 of this year, at the La Terraza Tennis Center, Casa de Campo. The details of the tournament, founded by the Italian-Dominican entrepreneur Vincenzo Mastrolilli in 1978, were offered at a press conference by Jason Kycek, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Casa de Campo; Matías Territoriale, general director of the event; Frank Micheli, Vice President of Public Relations of the Central Romana and Mario Emilio Guerrero, member of the Organizing Committee.
During his speech, Kycek stated, “we are very proud to be the hosts of this traditional event and we would like to encourage national and international tennis players, mainly from our community, to register for the tournament and enjoy the activities we have prepared for all the participants and their families” Matías Territoriale, who is the director of Tennis of Casa de Campo, declared “this year, as usual, Dominican and international players over 21 years will be participating in the tournament in the modalities of singles and doubles, both in the male and female branches.
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, August 30th and the official opening is scheduled for 6:00 pm that same day. The singles matches will continue on Friday and Saturday and the first doubles games will begin on Sunday, September 2nd. The La Terraza Tennis Center will also host a dinner/dance party on Saturday night for the players and the finals will be held on Sunday, 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 tournament is sponsored by the Central Romana Corporation, Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Bank of Progress-American Express, Scotiabank and Brugal & Co.
41st Casa de Campo International Tennis Cup
Cuándo: Agosto 30 al 2 de Septiembre
Dónde: La Terraza Tennis Center, Casa de Campo
Inscripción: Para inscribirse en el torneo o para aprender más sobre el 40º Torneo Internacional de Tenis Copa Casa de Campo, por favor llame al 809-523-8698; número gratuito 1-888-212-5073; o correo electrónico [email protected]