TOURNAMENT

WTA125 Women’s Category

The BBVA Open Internacional de Valencia is a professional and international tournament that is a part of the WTA125 Women’s category.

Tournament

In the 2022 edition, a total of 64 players of 25 different nationalities will compete, 32 in the preliminary phase and 32 in the main draw. There will also be a doubles tournament in which 16 pairs will compete.

The BBVA Open Internacional Valencia Tournament, led by Anabel Medina, will bring the best women’s tennis to the Turia capital, which from June 4 to 12, 2022 will host a trophy with prizes of up to $115,000 at the Sporting Tennis Club for its participants, becoming the first WTA tournament in the history of the Valencian Community and one of the few to be held in Spanish territory.

Location

SPORTING TENIS VALENCIA

The Sporting Tennis Club is one of the best urban clubs in Spain. Built by more than 2,000 members, there are 27,000 square meters of magnificent facilities in which we can enjoy 8 clay courts, 7 fast courts and 6 paddle courts.

Currently, the club is one of the main Tennis Schools in Spain. The main difference between the Sporting and other clubs, it’s its teaching competence, especially in the world of tennis and paddle.

Organization

Who organizes the BBVA Open Internacional de Valencia?

ANABEL
MEDINA

TENNIUM

Former Spanish tennis player, winner of 11 singles titles and 28 doubles titles in the WTA professional circuit; double Roland Garros champion in doubles and silver medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She is currently captain of the Spanish Fed Cup team.

Tennium is a global tennis platform whose vision is to become a relevant force in world tennis by creating synergistic business lines integrated under one platform that brings together different parts of the same sport. Headquartered in Barcelona and with a presence in Argentina, Belgium and the United States, the company is led by Belgian, Kristoff Puelinckx and former French tennis player, Sebastien Grosjean.

It currently owns the ATP250 tournaments in Antwerp (Belgium) and Buenos Aires (Argentina), as well as the Senior Masters Cup in Spain. Recently, it was awarded the management of the Conde de Godó Trophy, the ATP500 in Barcelona and has signed its first WTA in Argentina and Uruguay for 2021.

ANABEL
MEDINA

Former Spanish tennis player, winner of 11 singles titles and 28 doubles titles in the WTA professional circuit; double Roland Garros champion in doubles and silver medalist in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. She is currently captain of the Spanish Fed Cup team.

TENNIUM

Tennium is a global tennis platform whose vision is to become a relevant force in world tennis by creating synergistic business lines integrated under one platform that brings together different parts of the same sport. Headquartered in Barcelona and with a presence in Argentina, Belgium and the United States, the company is led by Belgian, Kristoff Puelinckx and former French tennis player, Sebastien Grosjean.

It currently owns the ATP250 tournaments in Antwerp (Belgium) and Buenos Aires (Argentina), as well as the Senior Masters Cup in Spain. Recently, it was awarded the management of the Conde de Godó Trophy, the ATP500 in Barcelona and has signed its first WTA in Argentina for 2021.

Program and Activities

Saturday 4: Opening 10:30 am – 5 games (last NB 17:30)
Sunday: Opening 10:30 am – 4 matches (last NB 4:00 pm)
Monday: Opening 10:30 am – 6 games (penultimate NB 17:30)
Tuesday: Opening 10:30 am – 6 games (penultimate NB 17:30)
Wednesday: Opening 10:30 am – 6 games (penultimate NB 17:30)
Thursday: Opening 10:30 am – 6 games (penultimate NB 17:30)
Friday: Opening 10 am – 5 games (penultimate NB 17:30)
Semis: Opening 13:30 – 3 games (penultimate NB 17:00)
Final: Opening: 11 am – 3 games (last NB 17:30)

Sustainability & CSR

The main objective of the BBVA Open Internacional de Valencia will be to develop actions linked to sustainability and corporate social responsibility, in order to ensure a greater commitment to the community.

Sustainability

  • Use of electric and hybrid vehicles to reduce CO2 emissions and combat climate change.
  • Creation of a guarded parking lot for bicycles and scooters; spectators who use it will receive a piece of fruit upon arrival at the tournament.
  • Encouragement of the use of electronic ticketing through cell phones to promote the reduction of paper use.
  • A blood donation booth will be set up inside the facilities for fans to donate blood.
  • Placement of recycling containers to promote environmental care.

Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Coordination with different schools in Valencia with the objective of:
    – Children come to enjoy tennis during the week of the tournament.
    – Children participate in a clinic with the players of the tournament.
  • Exhibition by Sound Tennis, the 1st blind tennis academy in Spain that brings tennis closer to blind and visually impaired people.

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