After four editions, the tournament WTA on turf of Mallorca will disappear by 2020… but will become an ATP tournament ! The calendar of the season on grass will a little be changed next year as the ATP 250 tournament in Mallorca will replace the ATP 250 tournament of Antalya in Turkey, which will, therefore, have existed for three editions (and allowed the French Adrian Mannarino compete in two finals). The tournament of Mallorca, which will be held from 20 to 27 June, the week before the kick-off of Wimbledon, will for manager a certain Toni Nadal, uncle of Rafael Nadal, both born in this island of the Balearic islands. The question is whether the current n°2 in the world, will be playing this tournament, he has that habit of not playing tournament on grass between Roland-Garros and Wimbledon…
The tournament in Berlin will be reborn
Next WTA tour, the season on grass is going to experience some changes also. Thus, a tournament that will see the light of day in Berlin, two weeks after the end of Roland-Garros. The German city had hosted a tournament between 1961 and 2008, but it was in may, on clay. In addition, the week before Wimbledon, players could compete in a new tournament in Bad Homburg in Germany, but this choice has not yet been validated by the WTA. It would replace the tournament in Istanbul, which was held from 2005 to 2010 on hard, and then from 2014 to 2019 on hard and then on earth.
Season on turf 2020 :
– Week 1 : Stuttgart ATP, Nottingham WTA,, ‘s-Hertogenbosh ATP and WTA,
– Week 2 : Queen’s and Halle ATP, Berlin and Birmingham WTA
Week 3 : Majorca ATP, Bad Homburg WTA (to be confirmed), Eastbourne ATP and WTA
YOU ARE GOING TO LOVE
- The 20 cars are the most unsaleable of automotive history
- The best compact SUV on the market
- Insurance without commitment : what are the benefits ?