The second day of the Mapfre League, organized by the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation (RFET), will be held at the CT Valencia from Friday to Sunday with the presence of Spanish tennis players “Top 100” in the ATP ranking under great security measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic and with popular prices.
The presentation ceremony of the conference, held this Monday at the Valencian club, was attended by its president, Paz Zúnica; the president of the Royal Spanish Tennis Federation, Miguel Díaz; the general director of l’Esport, Josep Miquel Moya; the provincial sports deputy, Andrés Campos; Enric Carbonell, from the Trinidad Alfonso Foundation; the Valencian tennis player Pablo Andújar; and the general secretary of the Tennis Federation of the Valencian Community Ana Ortells.
Zúnica explained the security measures of the tournament, which will have a limited capacity of three hundred people and two shifts in the afternoon, one at 5:00 p.m. and the other at 9:00 p.m., while in the morning entry will be free and will start at 11 a.m. hours with the wheelchair tournament.
The competition groups are not yet known, but Zúnica encouraged fans to attend this event, since “it is a unique experience to come and see extraordinary tennis” and stressed that “it will not be easy to see tennis again of this level in Valencia ”.
Carbonell affirmed that the celebration of the Mapfre League fulfills the main objective of the entity, which is to reactivate the economy through sport, attract large events and be useful for athletes.
Pablo Andújar was proud that his tennis club hosts an event promoted by the Spanish Tennis Federation and explained that for them it is very important to “return to normal activity” and compete.
Ana Ortells stressed that this celebration will be positive for local tennis and stressed the importance of clubs “taking on the challenge” of holding competitions.
Moya wanted to thank the protocols and maximum safeguards are carried out and wanted to invite tennis fans to come, responsibly, and also see the wheelchair tournament.