Perugia, April 26, 2022 – the count begins back to theATP Challenger 125 (with $159,360 prize pool) hosted by MEF Tennis Events and hosted by Perugia Tennis Club from Sunday 5 to Sunday 12 Junein the week following Roland Garros, the last of the great tournaments on clay.
The event was illustrated in the Sala dei Notari, present among others the mayor Andrea Romizi, the councilor Clara Pastorelli, the vice president of the circle in via Bonfigli Massimo Balzana, the president of Mef Marcello marchesini and the director of the tournament Francesco Cancellotti.
“Organize a ATP Challenger 125 is a major effort – said Cancellotti, former number 21 in the world – because in the passage from 80 to 125, in addition to the difference in prizes, there are important economic commitments derived from higher level service standards. The favorable date after the completion of Roland Garros makes Perugia the last clay court tournament before the grass season and becomes a milestone for the great champions of this sport to accumulate important ATP points. We are sure that these conditions, combined with the quality of the tournament already known by the players, will bring us many tennis players among the 100 best in the world. Players of the stature of Stefanos have passed through here TsitsipasLawrence Musetti and Pablo Carreno On, but we can expect much more this year.”
Among the novelties of this edition of the Internationals the collaboration with maximum speed forward, founded by Leonardo Cenci and the return of the public to attend matches with a permitted capacity of 100%. “The club and its beauty – concludes Romizi – add to the necessary ingredients for a successful international event”.
“We are preparing to host the tournament and we are proud of the trust that Marcello Marchesini’s MEF Tennis Events continues to place, season after season, in our club, which will undoubtedly be up to the task both from a functional and operational point of view. view. all placed in one configuration truly extraordinary – Balzana points out – almost unique in the national scene. It will be our concern to support all requests from the MEF, the true engine of the tournament, taking into account the tradition and prestige that TC Perugia has achieved in the field over the years, demonstrating the absolute value of the own characteristics of our Association. In addition to MEF, sincere thanks to Antonio, Francesca, Diletta and Stefania. Mignini who, along the lines of their father Alfredo, continually show their support for the Internationals through your company. Support that is an expression of affection and attachment to the city of Perugia and Tennis Club of which they are historical partners”.
Tickets and side events: dAfter two years of restrictions due to the pandemic, the public returns attend the tournament with a permitted capacity of 100%. Perugia is once again one of the most fascinating settings in international tennis. The Central Courtyard with views of the old medieval city will welcome spectators who will be able to buy the tickets on presale from Wednesday April 27 or directly at the Perugia Tennis Club box office, open from Saturday June 4. Among the collateral events, the players partyappointment of the week and gala dinner.