The Guadalajara Open, venue for the first WTA Masters 1000 in Latin America

The Guadalajara Open, venue for the first WTA Masters 1000 in Latin America

mel Guadalajara Open bring a WTA Masters 1000 to Latin America for the first time to be held from October 17 to 23, where the Spanish Garbie Muguruza will be, who was the champion of the Finals last year that took place in Zapopan, in addition to the fact that Paula Badosa will also be there.

“To receive in our state one of the nine tournaments of the world summit, a WTA 1000 puts us on a par with cities like Indian Wells, Doha, Miami, Rome, Madrid, Cincinnati and Toronto. The best 64 players on the planet and the 32 best doubles pairs in the world”, assures Gustavo Santoscoy, tournament director.

The players Badosa and Muguruza, located in the Top 10 of the WTA they are the first confirmed tennis players and it will be until June 15 when the ticket sales start to see the best exponents of the circuit now that Guadalajara will be a very important venue for being category 1000, unique in the country.

“I can’t wait to go back and I’m very, very happy that Guadalajara bets so much and holds the best tournaments in the world”.

“The fans know a little what they are going to find because luckily Guadalajara has bet for many years and especially last year’s WTA Finals I was lucky to be able to live them and it was an incredible experience, the best fans”, says Paula Badosa.

The organizers of this women’s tournament will seek to exceed expectations, since they trust to be on the same level with the headquarters one of the best tennis events in the world, added to the fact that Mexico is very fond of white sports.

“The WTA is very proud of the development of women’s tennis in the planet, especially in Mexico and Latin America, without a doubt this destination has captured the hearts of our players.

“The way the fans have responded and the love they have received from all those involved to help grow the WTA,” said Steve Simon, CEO of the WTA.

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