Since February 20 and until this Sunday it has been played in Seville one of the tournaments of Rafa Nadal Tour by Santander circuit, which has converted the city of Mairena del Aljarafe at the meeting point of Spanish youth tennis.
Specifically, there have been more than 440 young tennis players who have participated in the tournament -of the 520 registered-, played in the Club Rio Grande.
After playing more than 425 games, the winners of the Rafa Nadal Tour by Santander de Sevilla have been:
• Oscar Morales, in men’s sub-16, from Las Palmas
• Anna Ortíz, in women’s U16, from Tarragona
• Keoni Puig, in men’s U-14, from Alicante
• Marina Gatell, in women’s U-14, from Mallorca
• Adolfo Abascal, in men’s U-12, from Alicante
• Idoia Razquin, in women’s U-12, from Pamplona
Due to the current health emergency situation, a complete safety and hygiene protocol has been implemented. In addition to the distance and the use of a mandatory mask, public access to the tournament has not been allowed, which has been developed in a limited area and separated from the rest of the club.
This tournament is part of the eighth edition of the youth tennis circuit promoted by Rafa Nadal, a reference in Spain and who in turn stands out for promoting the values of sport, with activities and dynamics that take place in parallel to the matches.
The circuit grows
Throughout the year, the Rafa Nadal Tour by Santander will hold six tournaments and a master’s degree. After Barcelonay Seville, it will stop in Valldoreix (Barcelona), Valencia, Alicante and Madrid. Finally, in September the master’s degree will take place in Mallorca, in which the players classified in the previous tournaments will participate. It should also be noted that the Spanish juvenile, infant and cadet championships will also score for the circuit ranking.
This edition of the circuit, the eighth, incorporates for the first time the competition of the sub-16 category, which joins the sub-14 and sub-12
For the benefit of the Rafa Nadal Foundation
The Rafa Nadal Tour by Santander It is a solidarity circuit, since all the profits go to the Rafa Nadal Foundation. For more than 10 years, this charity has worked in Spain and India with the aim of promoting the integration and personal and social development of children and young people.