La Manga Club hosts the European Senior Club Championships for the fifth consecutive year
Thanks to the agreement between La Manga Club and Tennis Europe, this tournament has become the reference point for tennis players and clubs from all over Europe, as an opportunity for champions and runners-up of national tournaments to compete in an international team competition.
La Manga Club, 19th September 2016. This year´s championship will take place over one week in September, from 18th to 24th September when the male and female Senior (+35) category tournaments will take place.
The event is open to 48 federations which belong to Tennis Europe and the competitions are open and free to visitors and fans who want support their favourite teams.
At the 2015 championship 250 players participated, representing 64 teams from countries such as Italy, Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium and England. This edition over 185 players will participate, forming 38 teams from 12 European countries. Great Britain (9 teams), Netherlands (8 teams) and Belgium (6 teams) will be the most represented countries. Regarding categories, the male +45 and female +35 will take part with 9 teams each.
Located in the heart of the La Manga Club resort, the Tennis Centre boasts some of the best outdoor facilities in Europe, with 28 tennis courts, two paddle tennis courts and a squash court. These facilities are what have led La Manga Club to become the selected venue for important national and international tournaments, such as the final of the Davis Cup and the Fed Cup, and also the first sports and holiday resort to be the official partner of the European Tennis Federation.
Apart from the agreement between La Manga Club and Tennis Europe, The LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) has reaffirmed its commitment to providing the best training facilities for Britain’s best tennis players by announcing a three-year extension to its long standing partnership with La Manga Club. La Manga Club becomes an official overseas training base for the LTA and offers elite level, year-round facilities on and off the court.